Reducing our consumption, implementing collaborative systems that encourage people to consume differently and making use of biobased materials are becoming ever more crucial, says Ramon Arratia – sustainability director at Interface.
Since manufacturers introduced the first robot arms onto assembly lines in the early 1960s, the fear that they will take human jobs has slowly spread. European Automation's Darren Halford continues the discussion.
One of the sector’s biggest barriers to growth is the lack of fully functional CAD systems designed to exploit the emerging 3D printing industry, says Kieron Salter – managing director of additive manufacturing specialist, KW Special Projects (KWSP).
While at the Manufacturing 4.0 conference 2015, Jonny Williamson sat down with Rockwell Automation’s vice president of market development, John Nesi, to discuss the company’s vision of the Connected Enterprise.