Autodesk and Taxal recently conducted an in-depth research study into how the Internet of Things is set to transform manufacturing over the coming years. Jonny Williamson catches up with Taxal’s Allan Behrens to go through the findings and the wider implications.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) requires UK companies to connect their manufacturing operations with technology, in order to deliver more agile, responsive and customer-focused outcomes. But what are the specific technologies that British industrialists need to embrace?
Industry 4.0 is changing the rules of the road for manufacturers – but how can companies achieve a step change in performance using new technologies, while minimising the uncertainty of change and the associated financial risk?
The Manufacturer and workforce management company, Kronos UK, have launched a survey in order to assess the impact of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies on the current and future' workforce.
Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced that grants worth up to £10m are being made available to help develop commercial launch capability for spaceflight and stimulate the commercial spaceflight market.
Manufacturers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) need to collaborate even more closely if they want to realise significant mutual growth. Chris Fenton, managing director of Industrial & Transport for Wincanton plc, explains why.
The Brexit and Trump effect don’t look to have dented UK business optimism as manufacturing confidence has reached a 20-month high, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers, BDO LLP.