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The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 12

The Manufacturer received many insightful and thought-provoking contributed articles throughout 2017. Here are the ones which manufacturing decision-makers found the most useful. Why digitalisation is key to increasing productivity It is now 10 years since the start of the most recent financial crisis. Despite years of austerity measures, the UK...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 12

A lack of real-world case studies is one of the major barriers behind manufacturers not investing in Industrial Internet pilot projects, according to one industry leader. There has been a wide range of isolated Industrial IoT initiatives, products and test cases demonstrating some of the benefits of adoption, however these have – for the most part...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 11

The three-month rolling average of the Index of Manufacturing reached 104.9 in November 2017, the highest since April 2008, new figures have shown. The Index of Manufacturing, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), took data from more than 75,000 businesses across 64 industries, on top of the returns from the 6,000 sample each month...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 11

One of the UK's fastest growing autonomous robot manufacturers, Tharsus, has put together the robotics trends it predicts will create opportunities for businesses in 2018 and beyond. Spending on robotics is tipped to grow at rate of 22.8% a year over the next four years as technology advancements enable companies to deploy robots in new areas...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 11

The world of marketing is changing, becoming more analytical and more focused on digital platforms such as voice, social media and augmented reality. If you want to promote your construction company in 2018 in the most effective and efficient way possible, here are the trends you will need to embrace. Embrace changing search formats In the past few...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 11

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has had a profound impact on tech companies worldwide so far; Mr Takaishi Yamazaki explains what new technology change he expects to have the biggest impact on manufacturing in the future. Yamazaki Mazak was established in Japan in 1919 and has been contributing to the development of the machine tool industry as a...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 10

Dassault Systèmes has launched its Global Entrepreneur Program at CES to help accelerate the development of breakthrough innovations by start-ups, entrepreneurs and makers. The programme is excepted to leverage Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform, applications, expertise, and community of mentors and services, and provide a range of tailored...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 9

New research conducted by EEF has shown UK manufacturers are very optimistic about growth in 2018. However, there is a growing concern among manufacturing organisations regarding the Post-Brexit skills shortage. The EEF poll saw British manufacturers be more optimistic about the global economy in the coming year than any time since 2014 due to a...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 9

More than 50% of UK IT leaders are struggling to secure boardroom consensus for achieving digital economy objectives, new research has revealed. The UK result is significantly higher than the European average of 41% and more than any of the eight other countries surveyed. When ranking challenges for achieving digital transformation objectives, the...

The Manufacturer (UK)

 •  January 9

More than 50% of UK IT leaders are struggling to secure boardroom consensus for achieving digital transformation objectives, new survey has revealed. The UK result is significantly higher than the European average, which came in at 41% and more than any of the 8 other countries surveyed, the survey commissioned by Interoute has shown. Mark Lewis,...