A recent survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) found that a third of British businesses are actively looking to suppliers in the UK to replace those in Europe, ahead of Brexit negotiations.
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.
Technological advances and ever-evolving customer demands mean that it is more important than ever for manufacturers to work within an interconnected system, as Majenta Solutions’ Neil Watford and Chris Stock explain.
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.
Generative design allows computers to do the heavy lifting, while freeing engineers up to truly innovate. Jonny Williamson sat down with Jeff Kowalski, chief technology officer of Autodesk, to learn more.
Advances in technologies such as cloud-based high-performance computing, AI, and machine learning are leading us closer to a “push-button manufacturing.” future, but despite these advances, the fact remains that design and manufacturing are largely disconnected. Autodesk's Diego Tamburini explains how to break down the siloes.