Smart Factory Expo’s ‘Best of British’ exhibition is exactly that - a host of new and well-established UK firms showcasing a range of industry disciplines that The Manufacturer deems the cream of the crop.
The world has drastically changed for discrete manufacturing, and only now are many organisations realising that they haven’t driven sufficient innovation in their supply chains to respond to these challenges.
From long-distance ‘fabric handle’ to radical shortening of bespoke production schedules, it’s clear that in this age of digital transformation, manufacturers’ ambitions are limited only by their own imagination
Terry Scuoler CBE has played a leading role in Britain’s manufacturing sector for several decades. Following long and successful stints at BAE Systems and Ferranti Technologies, Scuoler was chief executive of Make UK (formerly EEF) from 2010 until 2017 and is currently the chairman of the Institute of Export & International Trade.
Low-energy manufacturing is a hot topic, as energy prices rise and periods of uncertainty cause unease within the sector, manufacturers are looking for ways to reduce their energy output and cut their costs.