A client conversation has made Paul Stead reconsider the use of warfare and battle metaphors in the world of innovation, and ponders whether it’s time to ‘demobilise’ and move to a more peaceful, positive language.
More than a third (39.4%) of US businesses with a base in the UK said they are considering moving it to elsewhere in the EU because of Brexit, according to a new report by international law firm, Gowling WLG.
Bridging the skills gap and boosting services will be top priorities for manufacturers over the coming year. Antony Bourne, IFS global industry director for manufacturing, outlines his three key predictions for 2017 and beyond.
Obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation has published an industry guide for manufacturers interested in making their production method more sustainable by contributing to the circular economy.
Sir Michael Arthur, president of Boeing Europe and managing director of Boeing UK & Ireland, spoke exclusively to The Manufacturer about the firm’s durability, the implications of Brexit and its plans for the future.
2016 has been one of surprise and turmoil for UK manufacturers with largely unexpected outcomes in both the EU referendum and the US presidential elections. These geopolitical events contributed to an unprecedented level of uncertainty surrounding international trading relationships, as Dom Tribe explains.
The subject of ‘design thinking’, introduced earlier in this series, has triggered requests for deeper definitions and explanations around its application. Here, Paul Stead explores the guiding principles using a textile industry case study.