Press Release Category: Manufacturing

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…

Why is CRM software a game-changer when it comes to delivering better customer experiences?

Posted on 1 Jun 2022 by The Manufacturer Technology has become the great equaliser, putting tremendous control in the hands of consumers and business buyers alike. Thanks to digital disruptors such as Amazon and Netflix, buyers expect you to know their likes and dislikes, regardless of whether you’re selling technology, energy, or equipment. Seamless transactions…

British luxury bedmaker secures international H&S award

Posted on 31 May 2022 by The Manufacturer A British manufacturer of luxury beds has been recognised for its health and safety achievements with an international award.Fifth-generation family bedmaker, Harrison Spinks, is celebrating its safety achievements after securing the RoSPA Silver Award for demonstrating high health and safety standards within the workplace. The Yorkshire-based bedmaker…

How SAP can improve businesses’ supply chain resilience

Posted on 27 May 2022 by The Manufacturer In this article, The Manufacturer speaks with Lorraine Howell, Vice President of Innovation and Continuous Improvement at Illumiti about how SAP can make businesses’ supply chains more resilient. What challenges are businesses currently facing as a result of supply chain disruptions? Recent supply chain disruptions have highlighted…

Top 100 interview: Sam Pearl, Cranswick

Posted on 25 May 2022 by The Manufacturer The Manufacturer Top 100 2021 alumni Sam Pearl is naturally an ambitious and competitive person who enjoys success as measured in a traditional sense (being first, achieving corporate and personal goals, continual improvement of key metrics), what he really gets a buzz from is not what the…

How will you ensure that your digital manufacturing project is a success?

Alex Smith, MES Business Consultant at Cimlogic, discusses the key takeaways from the ensuring Digital Transformation success blog series.Hopefully, you might have stumbled across my series of blogs, Ensuring Success (if not, you can download the complete 5-step guide below). I must admit it wasn’t entirely without an ulterior motive. It was meant to get…

Digital transformation in manufacturing: How 4G/5G can support your digitalisation strategy

Posted on 19 May 2022 by The Manufacturer The manufacturing sector is on a journey to digitalise and automate their facilities and operations. Connecting all their physical assets and employees with 4G or 5G is a critical step in this digitalisation journey.Manufacturers are continuously looking to integrate and optimise both Information Technology (IT) and Operational…