The second day of The Manufacturer’s Smart Factory Expo has begun, bringing the events to a final conclusion.
As the government works out its response to manufacturers’ demands for a comprehensive new industrial strategy, The Manufacturer is launching its annual survey of sentiment around the sector.
The UK’s biggest FREE digital manufacturing exhibition – Smart Factory Expo, has arrived in Liverpool (15-16 November, Exhibition Centre Liverpool).
Investment by Britain’s manufacturers has seen a reality check in response to the continued political uncertainty according to a major new study published by EEF and Santander.
Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.
It might not yet be a ‘movement’ exactly, but interest in the concept of reshoring from UK manufacturers is certainly building momentum.
Economic gains from digitisation, robotics and AI should be used to benefit working people for example by reversing policies to raise the state pension age, a report suggests.
The pace of growth within UK manufacturing accelerated again in August, thanks to strong intakes of new work received, according to the latest Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index.
Rapid development of digital technology within the automotive industry will give an annual benefit of £8.6bn cumulating to a total benefit of £74bn by 2025, according to the SMMT.
Small to medium sized manufacturers have underlined their hopes for a Free Trade arrangement with the EU following Brexit, according to the latest National Manufacturing Barometer.