Press Release Category: Manufacturing

An innovation scale-up journey made simple

As part of Digital Manufacturing Week, SME Growth Summit is the go-to event for anyone working as a manufacturing organisation with a turnover up to £100m. Over the two days, the conference will be covering key strategic, business and technical challenges across the manufacturing ecosystem – with maximum opportunity to network, debate and engage with

Nineteen Group acquires Drives & Controls Show

Posted on 29 Sep 2022 by The Manufacturer The award winning Nineteen Group today announces that it has acquired the Drives and Controls Show and its co-located manufacturing events (Plant and Asset Management, Fluid Power systems and Airtech) www.drives-expo.comDrives and Controls has been the voice of the industry since 1991 when it launched at The

The aerospace revolution being led from the heart of Cornwall

Posted on 1 Sep 2022 by The Manufacturer From production of PHASA-35’s aerostructure to highly innovative future technology, Piran Composites is revolutionising the Aerospace & Space industry, one pseudo-satellite at a time.Piran Composites is a Cornwall-based design engineer and manufacturing company, focused on producing high-quality and innovative advanced composite materials for the Aerospace and Defence

Cutting emissions wins Western Power Distribution international recognition

Posted on 2 Aug 2022 by The Manufacturer Western Power Distribution (WPD) has been recognised as an “outstanding” international leader in tackling climate change.Cutting greenhouse gases produced by the business has resulted in the UK’s largest distribution network operator being listed as one of Europe’s Climate Leaders for 2022 by the Financial Times and independent

Action this day: Manufacturers can’t wait for Government Net Zero assistance

Posted on 1 Jul 2022 by The Manufacturer New survey findings are painting a worrying picture of the manufacturing industry’s transition to net zero following a leading industry thinktank imploring the Government to provide more support to the sector to help reduce emissions.After modelling data from the Office for National Statistics, the Manufacturing Technology Centre

How smart manufacturing and AI can benefit the environment

There is more than one way to approach reducing your Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) in manufacturing.Use of digital data in manufacturing to cut carbon emissions Beginning in 1765, the first industrial revolution transformed our economy by using coal to change the way goods were produced and manufactured. Since then, the second industrial revolution was driven

Using digital labour and skills as core ingredients of the future operating model

Posted on 24 Jun 2022 by The Manufacturer Recent events and their impact on manufacturers’ supply chains have highlighted the need for change in operating models. Just as manufacturers recognised before most other sectors that they could produce better goods faster and with less waste when they automated processes, so levels of understanding are growing

The route to leaner, greener supply chains: Part three – Bringing it all to life

In the final instalment of this three part series looking at how to achieve connected supply chains, Gary Cassell, Industry Lead – Global Manufacturing and Automotive, Appian Corporation, looks at how to bring the journey to life.If job one of establishing a connected supply chain was to establish what you already have in place, and

Xaar hosts ‘tomorrow’s engineers’ with visit from local school

Posted on 17 Jun 2022 by The Manufacturer Xaar welcomed local pupils and teachers to its manufacturing site in Huntingdon last week, to showcase the fascinating opportunities that science, engineering and technology offers as a career.The pupils and teachers from Stukeley Meadows Primary School in Huntingdon are all members of their STEM Imagineering Club (science,…

Tipping the balance for the green agenda

The Manufacturer speaks to BT’s Principal Technology Partner, Dave Wrout, and Tech for Good Manager, Ian Caveney, about how the company is assisting manufacturers along their net zero journey.BT recently announced the next phase of its Green Tech Innovation Platform (or Green TIP for short), which will see the company in collaboration with scale-ups to…

Disruption can be expected, but shouldn’t delay your digital transformation journey

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered – G.K Chesterton, ‘All Things Considered’It’s said that failing to plan is planning to fail. Luckily, while it’s impossible to know just how profitable (or enjoyable) a digital transformation journey will be for manufacturers, a good map can minimise…