This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of The Manufacturer. Nick Hussey, CEO of the Hennik Group, which publishes the magazine, reflects on two decades of industry-leading insights, features and analysis.
Additive manufacturing has gone beyond being a revolutionary process and is now firmly in the mainstream. Which begs the question, what does the future hold and where are the gains to be made for manufacturers who have still to embrace the technology?
In the much-publicised march towards the digitalisation of manufacturing, one very important element is routinely ignored, namely how to integrate the digital sharp end with back office systems that traditionally have relied on paper.
Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.