The world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpets, Interface, has unveiled a carbon negative carpet, which is binding, reversing and absorbing CO2 within its manufacturing process.
Industry surveys have reported as much as 65% of manufacturers globally will be using a service-based selling model as opposed to product-based by 2020.
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.
Treat data and information as you would any critical business asset: measure, document and manage essential attributes such as value, risk and cost.
A new IEEFA report has shown that India is making big moves away from coal power, and towards renewable solar energy.
Unilever and the Fraunhofer Institute has developed a potentially ground-breaking new technology to combat the hundreds of billions of single-use plastic sachets thrown away globally every year.
The UK has an opportunity to redefine how we view waste and resources and move towards treating waste as an economic resource. Paul Taylor, chief executive of UK waste and resource management company, FCC Environment, reports.
The Manufacturer and Global Trade Review have revealed the shortlisted companies for this year’s prestigious UK Export Excellence Awards.
The UK’s small and medium-sized manufacturers are being urged to take part in the latest National Manufacturing Barometer to help shape future government policy, and highlight current trends and opportunities.
The Apprenticeship Levy, which came into force in April, obliges firms with wage bills in excess of £3m to pay 0.5% of that bill towards funding the creation of three-million new apprenticeships. It is not a popular measure, but Kate Maddison-Greenwell believes that if fully embraced, it can be beneficial for all.