Many companies are either talking about or investigating how they can start to unlock the benefits of digital transformation, yet most are still unsure of where to start and what potential business outcome improvement it can deliver.
Cambridge-based Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is flying high with flight-ready 3D printed production parts. Jonny Williamson visited the company to discuss how it achieved its success, and find out what the future holds.
Modern manufacturers (and Formula 1 race teams) need real-time insights right where the action is. But how do you gain data-centre level compute power without the time involved with sending information to be analysed and the results returned?
Why would British outsourcing giant SERCO be looking to acquire the troubled Babcock engineering group? Well, the President’s vows to boost the US Navy’s fleet from 280 to 355 ships by 2034 might have something to do with it.
The tenth National Manufacturing Debate, hosted by Cranfield University, brought together industry and academia to discuss one of the biggest challenges facing businesses – the digitalisation of supply chains.
Nick Peters talks to Brian Holliday, MD of Siemens Digital Industries in the UK, about how he and his team harnessed the power of digital manufacturing technologies to develop world- and competition-beating products.
Siemens UK has been in the vanguard of industry’s drive for a meaningful governmental
industrial strategy and the adoption of digital technologies in manufacturing.
Nick Peters visited the Siemens factory in Congleton, Cheshire, to discover
just how well Siemens is managing its own digital revolution.
Workers have long been the fuel for manufacturing’s engine of growth. But today that fuel supply is in jeopardy as manufacturers around the world contend with evolving job requirements and aging workers with deep process understanding leaving the workforce.