As the concept of Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, smart factories, big data and digitalisation makes headlines, will manufacturers realise the full potential of the available technologies, and use them to their full advantage?
With the past 12 months described as “unimaginable” by chief executive, Terry Scuoler, EEF’s flagship National Manufacturing Conference brought together more than 800 influential industry and political leaders to discuss what the future holds for the UK’s industrial sector.
The British manufacturing sector needs a “supply side revolution” in order to occupy a competitive position on the world state, according to a new report published by the Centre of Policy Studies today.
Businesses tight on production capacity look to manufacturing efficiency improvements as a means of boosting output. Ian Jack, business development manager at Datawright, discusses improvements to speed up production.