The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) requires UK companies to connect their manufacturing operations with technology, in order to deliver more agile, responsive and customer-focused outcomes. But what are the specific technologies that British industrialists need to embrace?
Leading provider of Manufacturing Operation Management Solutions, Cimlogic has published five simple tips designed to help improve manufacturing efficiency, and which can be easily acted upon immediately.
Bridging the skills gap and boosting services will be top priorities for manufacturers over the coming year. Antony Bourne, IFS global industry director for manufacturing, outlines his three key predictions for 2017 and beyond.
Obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation has published an industry guide for manufacturers interested in making their production method more sustainable by contributing to the circular economy.
2017 could be when the concept of the smart factory becomes a widespread reality, according to YCF – a not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting the manufacturing industry and its supply chain.
The subject of ‘design thinking’, introduced earlier in this series, has triggered requests for deeper definitions and explanations around its application. Here, Paul Stead explores the guiding principles using a textile industry case study.
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