Where does the birthplace of the first industrial revolution stand in the race to be at the forefront of the fourth iteration?
Q&A Phill Cartwright, executive chairman of the Centre for Modelling & Simulation, looks forward to the fifth industrial revolution and predicts the role humans will play in automated manufacturing
It is proving a useful tool in enabling companies from multiple sectors to revolutionise their supply chains and 3D printing can also achieve significant cost-savings
The UK is a leader in scientific research, inventiveness and great ideas, but manufacturers must do better when it comes to turning these innovations into marketable products
As the UK’s automotive industry prepares for Brexit, the current shortage of mid-tier component suppliers is a growing concern and vehicle manufacturers could be forgiven for looking elsewhere
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The UK does not manufacture and export enough, but there are lessons to be learnt which could transform fortunes
China’s manufacturing base faces major challenges as the global economy continues to evolve, but Beijing has a master plan