Customer concerns and the direction of legislation, coupled with the latest engineering research, mean that smart manufacturers will seize the exciting opportunities offered by renewable materials and techniques. Kerry Kirwan explains.
In less than three weeks’ time, The Manufacturer Top 100, a list of the UK’s most inspiring and influential manufacturers, will be unveiled at an exclusive event, held on November 1 at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Sam Stephens challenges company executives to research the current and potential economic landscape, to review their attitude to return on investment, and to make the most of UK grants and fiscal incentives to inject cash into innovation.
The UK oil and gas sector’s world-leading experience could be harnessed to put the country at the forefront of the growing offshore renewables market, which is tipped to spend £210bn in the coming decade.
Land mines could become a thing of the past, at least that's the aim of a team that has created a drone it hopes will put an end to the destructive device which still kills and maims over 20,000 people each year.