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.
UK innovators are set to benefit from a £300m investment in more sustainable flight solutions for people and goods, with researchers developing electric planes and cleaner jet fuels set to receive an additional £5m boost.
Success may have many parents, but Industry 4.0 has only one: Henrik von Scheel. He talks to The Manufacturer about where manufacturing is heading – and why UK industry has a long-term competitive advantage.
Undoubtedly, the manufacturing sector is facing change and uncertainty, but it’s also seeking to take control of its own destiny. A new report from Sage, ‘Riding the wave of uncertainty: how process manufacturers are planning for a brighter future,’ discusses the issues, and offers several reasons to be hopeful for the future.
During the course of the National Manufacturing Conference in February, the organisers EEF announced a change of name, a change of brand and a more sharply defined mission that will make them more attuned to the needs of the modern age of digital manufacturing. And thus the venerable 100 year-old organisation became Make UK.
Microsoft’s 2019 Manufacturing Trends Report explores the six emerging developments that empower manufacturers to design more intelligent operations and increase the speed and efficacy of doing business.
UK manufacturing continues to grow from strength to strength amid significant domestic, global and technological disruption. That growth has been reflected in much of the news our Editorial team have reported over the past 12 months.
A new report investigating the strength of US manufacturing and specifically the defense sector has detailed an "unprecedented set of challenges" that have left the entire industrial base "under threat".