Oxley Developments, designer and manufacturer of LED lighting, night vision products and electronic components for the aerospace and defence sector, has secured a place on Sharing in Growth (SiG), the government-backed aerospace productivity and competitiveness programme.
One of the key challenges for manufacturers today is how to respond to changing demand. As order books bulge and contract, you need to be nimble in order to respond to the unpredictability of modern business.
The new Digital Readiness Level Tool was launched to great acclaim at the International Business Festival in Liverpool by cross-industry partners The Manufacturer, High Value Manufacturing Catapult, Digital Catapult, Knowledge Transfer Network, Digital Engineering and Test Centre and HSSMI.
Whatever the challenges, if we look back in history, we can see that the introduction of technology repeatedly created an environment that helped to solve the problems of the day. Paul Coates urges managers to grasp the opportunities digitalisation offers today as tomorrow may be too late.