Maintenance & Productivity
Global engineering leviathan, Rolls-Royce, has announced a £150m programme of capital investments with the aim of doubling its jet-engine production capacity and help to retain more than 7,000 UK jobs.
Warwickshire’s Artel Rubber has seen productivity rise by almost 50% thanks to an ambitions £1.4m move, leading to a significant rise in orders and doubling of staff.
Leading bridge and engineering services specialist, Mabey has halved the manufacturing time for its modular bridge panel and chords thanks to a £2.6m investment in advanced robots.
Dawnfresh, one of the UK’s largest producers of fish and seafood, has automated its packaging lines to ensure the correct packaging and labelling is applied before products leave the factory.
Researchers from Melbourne universities in Australia have published new research into how bees perceive colour and revealed findings that could revolutionise cameras and robotic sensors.
To survive and thrive through this current wave of disruption, businesses need to successfully bridge from the physical to the digital world. A new IBM whitepaper lays out exactly how to do just that.
The latest Annual Manufacturing Report has revealed what benefits manufacturing and engineering companies get or expect to get from additive manufacturing.
Shifting from reactive to predictive maintenance is expected to save Europe’s largest transport operator millions in reduced downtime and critical failures.
Jonny Williamson rounds up the key takeaways from the side-lines of one of the world’s largest Industrial Internet events, Mind + Machines Europe 2017 – hosted by GE this week in Berlin.
Power quality specialist, REO UK has installed new robotics units into its production facilities to improve the accuracy of component and enclosure manufacturing.