As KFC stores across the UK begin to reopen following the chicken shortage, Tim Bound, director at Transtherm Cooling Industries, examines what manufacturers can learn from the fast food chain’s crisis.
By aligning Lean and Six Sigma with Industry 4.0 technologies, manufacturers can drive continuous improvement, maximise efficiency and enhance customer value.
Manufacturers are on the cusp of a technological revolution, the fruits of which could help address the long-standing productivity gap between the UK and comparable economies.
The Manufacturer’s Digital team produced more videos over the past 12 months than any other year. Here are the ones that manufacturing decision-makers engaged with the most.
Here are the features that manufacturing decision-makers most engaged with, found the most useful, shared with their networks and discussed with their teams over the past 12 months.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here, but is industry ready for it? This report details how prepared British manufacturing is to take on Industry 4.0
More than 70 jobs have been secured, and further roles created, at a Dumfries manufacturing plant, with a grant to support innovation.
Motorsport brake and clutch company, Alcon Components, has announced a major continued investment plan focused on significant future expansion of its existing defence and security sector business.
Growth in UK manufacturing hit a four-year high in November, according to the latest Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).
Drive Sustainability, a partnership between 10 car companies is to set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify ethical, environmental, human and labour rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials.