A national understanding and appreciation of all things manufacturing will never happen while widely-held and wholly incorrect perceptions of what industry looks like persist. Jonny Williamson busts the top five manufacturing myths.
Contrary to popular speculation that robots could take British jobs, new data exclusively shared with The Manufacturer has revealed that the majority of industry professionals (63.3%) have never witnessed job losses as a result of the introduction of robots or automated processes.
More than four in five (83%) British manufacturers now recognise digital transformation as a key objective. but face significant barriers according to new research by enterprise information management specialist, OpenText.
An IoT solution implemented at car parts manufacturer, Arlington Automotive, has gained recognition from the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2017. Andy Gough, general manager at Datawright, discusses the project.