Conference organiser Nicholas Cox from The Manufacturer today said that demand for tickets to the event, held this week on November 15-16 at Exhibition Centre Liverpool, has exceeded all expectations and he has had to close registrations.
Additive manufacturing has gone beyond being a revolutionary process and is now firmly in the mainstream. Which begs the question, what does the future hold and where are the gains to be made for manufacturers who have still to embrace the technology?
Every September, judging teams fan out across the country to visit manufacturers who have been nominated for The Manufacturer MX Awards, in order to measure their claims of excellence against reality. Editorial director Nick Peters led the team that judged nominees for the World Class Manufacturing award.
Can the government’s new industrial strategy kick start a renaissance in UK manufacturing? Does the will exist among politicians, educators and business leaders to make it happen? The consequences of failure could be severe. Editorial Director Nick Peters reports.
Scratch just about any civil or military aircraft around the world and you will find a part built by Meggitt plc. The FTSE 250-quoted company has operating divisions across the globe, but its heart is in the West Midlands.
We have experienced record numbers of entrants to The Manufacturer MX Awards in November, the hottest date in the UK manufacturing calendar. We have been catching up with the 2016 winners, to see how the award has affected them going forward, and to provide a sense of the importance of these rigorously judged awards to UK manufacturing.
EEF chief executive, Terry Scuoler believes the weakened position of the post-election Tory government offers manufacturers a much better chance of fighting for a favourable Brexit and a comprehensive industrial strategy.