In today’s competitive landscape, environmental performance has to work alongside return on investment in the bottom line of a sustainable business. But is it so hard to balance costs and benefits? Lee Collinson reports.
How do you summarise the takeaways from 186 interactive roundtable discussions, more than a dozen keynote talks, two panel discussions and countless conversations at the coffee station? Here are my own highlights from the two days.
Aston Martin Lagonda has officially opened its second manufacturing plant in the UK, signalling “a huge vote of confidence” in British automotive industry – according to the carmaker’s group president.
Henrik Von Scheel, the originator of Industry 4.0, explains why the globally transformative shift matters and - more importantly - how manufacturers can start applying the tools and techniques within their own operations.