Fancy a G&T? Probably. Gin has certainly been having a moment for some time, as it continues to lead growth within the spirit market globally. Maddy White visited two contrasting distilleries across the UK to learn the secret behind the now favoured spirit.
This month, Simon Edmonds reports on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership success story that has led to a breakthrough robotic winding machine that works with carbon fibre, and investment in the UK’s new Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Renfrewshire.
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has drawn together a team of high-tech engineers who will drive improvements in the UK manufacturing base which is critical to the success of the government’s space age mission.
The amount of rubbish in our Oceans has become a critical issue for the well-being of the planet. According to the World Economic Forum, unless things change, by 2050 the oceans are expected to contain more plastics than fish (by weight).
Ergonomics can be described as the study of people and how they interact with their environment. Successful integration of this within manufacturing can have substantial benefits, especially with regards to improving productivity and safety culture.
Electric vehicles are dominating discussions surrounding the future of the automotive industry, from supercars to electrical appliance manufacturer Dyson's developments, many businesses are looking to utilise EVs.
Jonny Williamson travels to the Netherlands to discover how the combination of cutting-edge innovation, the Industrial Internet of Things and AC drive motors is helping a forklift manufacturer to reach new heights.