Energy is a significant overhead for manufacturing businesses. However, getting to grips with the constantly changing energy landscape can feel like a big undertaking when, quite rightly, a manufacturer’s focus must remain on core business activity.
Tucked away in a non-descript Brighton business centre, managing director / owner Alex Claber and his bass guitar speaker factory, Barefaced Audio, are developing an international reputation for innovation and quality.
Consumers care more than ever about what’s in their homes and the cost this has on the world beyond their four walls. Adam Baylis, technical director at Castrads, shares insight into how like-minded companies can adapt to this new age.
Breakthroughs in data analytics mean that firms are starting to see what their customers really think of them. B2C companies are leading the way, but understanding the customer experience is arguably even more important and more challenging in the B2B world.
Mixed reality, combined with and augmented by the power of Artificial Intelligence, will be one of the key technology shifts helping to transform the entire product lifecycle - from design and production, through to sales, operation and maintenance.