Manufacturing has been earmarked by the World Economic Forum and the European Union as a major driver of increased employment opportunities, reduced carbon emissions and better educational prospects for young people. This huge ambition largely rests on the advent of the smart factory and the rollout of Industry 4.0, which will make manufacturing more affordable in high-wage countries.
With Donald Trump now sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, questions remain as to how the new administration will implement its manufacturing and trade policies and what impact these will have.
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.
Leading provider of Manufacturing Operation Management Solutions, Cimlogic has published five simple tips designed to help improve manufacturing efficiency, and which can be easily acted upon immediately.