A small, family-run petrochemicals manufacturer has managed to increase its up-time, productivity, customer service and safety standards by leveraging IIoT capabilities.
Jigs and fixtures are used to make manufacturing and assembly processes simpler and more reliable, reducing cycle times and improving worker safety.
If successful, the adoption of industrial digitalisation solutions could, within 10 years, boost UK manufacturing by £455bn, drive sector growth by 3% and create 175,000 new jobs.
Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.
A team of UK scientists has become the first in the world to build a functional robot able to work at a molecular scale.
US researchers have developed a new kind of lithium-ion battery which cannot catch on fire or explode when stressed.
Global paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel has today officially unveiled what it describes as the "world’s most advanced and sustainable paint factory”, in Ashington, North East England.
German chemicals manufacturer BASF announced last week that it will acquire 3D printing company Innofil3D.
US President Donald Trump has announced that he will end his Manufacturing Council after a number of high-profile CEOs pulled out.
Australia's Environment Ministers resolved today to consider new laws to require battery manufacturers to collect and recycle used batteries.