Rockwell Automation has made significant performance gains in recent years. Productivity has grown by more than 4%, lead times for its manufactured goods have been cut in half and on-time deliveries are up to 98%.
Before the referendum vote, Rolls-Royce plc Chief Executive Warren East was uncompromising on the dangers of voting Leave. In a wide-ranging interview with Editor-at-Large Nick Peters, he now sets out his equally uncompromising post-Brexit terms of trade with the UK government, and tells companies in the RR supply chain to modernise, or risk being left behind.
An expanded automotive business zone in Whitley, near Coventry, is set to become home to nearly 3,000 highly-skilled engineering and advanced manufacturing jobs, following £35m in government investment, Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced today.
Tesla has received approval to acquire solar panel company SolarCity for $2.6bn, in a move which comes at a financial crossroads for a solar industry, which is facing the prospect of an oversupply of solar panels.