Behind the effortless glamour of a luxury watch brand, modern watch manufacturing requires ultra-precision engineering and a finely honed sense of what to manufacture in-house and what to outsource. Dan Hayes hears the Bremont story from British watchmaker Giles English.
A recent survey has shown UK manufacturers are increasingly moving their businesses from being purely product centric to incorporating new service offerings to deliver business growth and new revenue streams.
The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) at the University of Nottingham has helped develop a new wing structure providing Airbus Helicopters’ high-speed rotorcraft with enhanced speed and range to complete advanced missions.
In a world where appliances last ten years and we replace our phones every two, it’s unusual to run into a company that produces components to last more than a quarter century. And with no maintenance required!
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0 and 4IR are terms that are becoming commonplace in manufacturing. Now that these terms are accepted, a new wave of technical turns of phrase have been born.
Smart technologies are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in our day to day lives. From smartphones to smart homes, the dramatic increase in power and sophistication of technology is opening up new technological frontiers and promising endless possibilities for the development of many different industries, particularly manufacturing.