With a heritage dating back to the 1840's, British Rototherm is a world-leader in the supply of industrial instrumentation and services. Jonny Williamson reports on the 170-year-old manufacturer with the heart of a start-up.
It may enjoy a global reputation for precision metrology and process control, but more than anything, Renishaw represents innovation and technological advancement. Jonny Williamson headed to South Wales to pay the engineering powerhouse a visit.
Death and taxes. According to Benjamin Franklin, these are the only things we can truly rely on to remain constant. Change of course, was added to that list late last century and now, we face another surety – uncertainty. Terri Simpkin reports.
Companies are increasingly aware of their energy sources, and a YouGov poll released yesterday found that more than half of executives (52%) expect their products to be low carbon by 2028. The Manufacturer asks, is this a realistic target?
At the age of 11, girls are interested in STEM subjects, but by the age of 16 this interest has sharply dropped; is it stereotype, lack of role models or just no positive influence from authority causing this drop?
Digital technology has become a core component of modern manufacturing, helping businesses to innovate, produce, sell and service more effectively. To realise the greatest gains, manufacturing executives need to safely and successfully lead their businesses through this digitalised ‘Industrial Renaissance’.
Donald Trump was derided during the 2016 US presidential election for saying globalisation, and specifically China, had destroyed US manufacturing. The experts said he was wildly wrong, that the sector was in good health and that ‘Make America Great Again’ was populist nonsense.
Almost 100 executive decision-makers gathered to discuss how best to take advantage of and leverage the power of digital technology at Industrial Data Summit, which took place at Mary Ward House, London on 18 April.