A consortium comprising the world’s leader in aircraft landing gear, a leading specialist metals producer and two of the UK’s leading universities is working on FastForge, a project aimed at the production of aerospace-grade titanium at a third of the current price.
In a recent announcement, Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, reported that Italian company Brembo has moved part of its production to Mexico in order to reduce costs and delivery time of brakes to the Tesla plant located in California.
Senior figures from across the UK manufacturing landscape discussed the trends, technologies and influences that are transforming the future of industry during the UK’s largest event of its kind, The Manufacturer's Annual Leaders Conference 2016.
The Manufacturer and Atos recently hosted their second annual roundtable event, bringing together leaders from across industry to discuss how the UK can better embrace digital manufacturing technologies.
Yesterday was the Servitization 2016 Conference, an annual event delivered by The Manufacturer Thought Leadership Network. Below is a recap of the day's presentations, which offered real-world examples of the benefits of a service-based business model and the growth companies can derive from embracing it.