When thinking of start-ups, the image of tanned Ivy League dropouts developing complicated pieces of software from their unconventional Californian workspaces often springs to mind. But the reality of launching a business – big or small – from scratch can be very different, as is often the case with those starting up manufacturing in the UK. Rita Lobo examines the challenges of taking the first steps in manufacturing.
Every Dutch electric train on the national railway now runs on 100% wind power after NS Dutch Railways partnered with energy company Eneco to use its wind turbines to generate the energy needed to power the nation's electric trains.
More than a third (39.4%) of US businesses with a base in the UK said they are considering moving it to elsewhere in the EU because of Brexit, according to a new report by international law firm, Gowling WLG.
Obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation has published an industry guide for manufacturers interested in making their production method more sustainable by contributing to the circular economy.