Many of today's everyday batteries are made of lithium, but this is a finite element. Researchers have now found a way of using sodium instead, which they believe will transform the battery industry.
With a heritage dating back to the 1840's, British Rototherm is a world-leader in the supply of industrial instrumentation and services. Jonny Williamson reports on the 170-year-old manufacturer with the heart of a start-up.
Siemens UK is to make a £27m investment in a new, cutting-edge manufacturing facility for Worcester-based Materials Solutions Ltd, its additive manufacturing specialist.
Jonny Williamson takes a tour of the recently opened, cutting-edge Autodesk Technology Centre - the first of its kind in Europe.
By replacing manual techniques and automating the finishing process of its jeans, the clothing giant aims to drastically reduce its time to market and chemical usage, as well as upskill its staff.
The automation of production is accelerating around the world, according to new figures published by the International Federation of Robotics, which shows global robot density is on the rise.
More and more manufacturers are showing interest in affordable, lightweight, flexible and collaborative robots – known as 'cobots’. The Manufacturer helps shine a light
Multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer announced massive profits this week on the back of large corporate tax cuts in the United States.
A recent study conducted by The Manufacturer and Oracle | Netsuite explores how manufacturers have already implemented forms of factory connectivity.
We have all heard talk about the digitalisation of manufacturing and it should be clear to everyone by now that it is more than just a passing fad – it is undoubtedly the future of production in a significant and meaningful way.