In the much-publicised march towards the digitalisation of manufacturing, one very important element is routinely ignored, namely how to integrate the digital sharp end with back office systems that traditionally have relied on paper.
We are just five weeks away from coming to Liverpool for the UK’s biggest FREE digital manufacturing exhibition – Smart Factory Expo (15-16 November, Exhibition Centre Liverpool).
This year’s Annual Manufacturing Report has shone a light on what the top three areas of planned expenditure in information communications technology (ICT) are for businesses over the next 12 months.
German surface finishing company, Putzier GmbH has announced savings of 2.4 tons steel a year and vastly reduced lead times thanks to a proactive attitude to digital transformation.
Jonny Williamson rounds up the key takeaways from Autodesk University London, which brought together design and engineering professionals from around the world.
A framework has been published showing how blockchain technology can be used to enhance the security, privacy and manageability of IoT devices and networks.
Manufacturing has a great deal to gain from increased connectivity and the data such an ecosystem produces, but what are the risks regarding data ownership and security? The Manufactuer explores the issue.
Treat data and information as you would any critical business asset: measure, document and manage essential attributes such as value, risk and cost.
More than three-quarters of manufacturing managers see digital transformation as the major driver for achieving future business growth, a new international study has revealed.
Over five days last week, Hannover Messe served as a global hub for every sector and technology involved in the digitisation of industry. The Manufacturer recaps the highlights.