The spotlight on R&D and innovation, which has historically been synonymous with multi-nationals, has shifted more recently towards small and medium-sized businesses, according to The State of Engineering 2015 report. Dr Graeme Malcolm shares his experiences of bringing the SolsTiS to market through building his own business M-Squared Lasers.
The world doesn’t stand still. So, it’s important for manufacturers to keep abreast of emerging manufacturing technology trends—both in terms of IT, as well as core manufacturing technologies. What are the key manufacturing takeaways from Gartner’s top technology trends? Andy Gough, general manager at Datawright discusses.
IoT is set to transform manufacturing by optimising supply chains, improving efficiencies, reducing waste and increasing profits. HSO – a leading provider of innovative enterprise business solutions – explores how.
Glasgow-based M Squared Lasers, a leading force in the UK’s growing laser and photonics sector, has received a further investment of £1.65m from BGF (Business Growth Fund) to support its continued rapid growth.
ABB is to supply energy-efficient, low-voltage power distribution solutions to COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), the new car manufacturing facilities of Renault-Nissan and Daimler’s strategic Mexican joint venture with the aim of reducing energy consumption by up to 20%.