Around 30% of UK jobs could potentially be at high risk from automation by the early 2030s, including manufacturing roles, a report has warned. The study, carried out by PwC, claimed the risks are higher in certain sectors such as transportation and storage (56%) and manufacturing (46%), but lower in sectors such as health and social work (17%). “One of the main drivers of a job being at ...
It’s time to think seriously about joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution before UK manufacturers get left behind by more progressive nations, warns Chris Beck
A ‘Factory in a Box’ concept is being developed that will allow manufacturers to remotely manufacture key components that they can’t source locally. Will this ‘mobile factory’ give UK producers a global advantage? Ian Vallely investigates
Jeremy Old, consultant and author of Reinventing Management Thinking
Old loyalties die hard when a much loved manufacturing director departs
Manufacturers say the job market is saturated with a generation of the illiterate and unemployable. So what's Mark Prisk, the man behind future industry policy, going to do about it? The WM Leaders Forum – our think-tank for the sector – ...
The UK has long been a follower of US fashion.
Bob Davis of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence tells Max Gosney about the latest manufacturing trends heading our way across the Atlantic
Replacing an old bespoke ERP system with a modern off-the-shelf solution always demands careful planning. It proved a rewarding challenge for Mi3 Limited which produces disposable medical products.
Simple and effective communication is a vital part of efficient plant and asset management where all parties have a clear understanding of their (and others) responsibilities and an understanding of ‘current status’.
Managing the progress of jobs simply and efficiently is essential for any company or organisation whether they are manufacturing goods or providing services.
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