If you consider where we were in the year 2000 and where we are today, our younger selves would be pleasantly surprised and perhaps somewhat terrified. Who would’ve thought robots would be building robots or advanced robotics systems operating entire production lines in the automotive sector, among others?Continue reading
Smog and smoke-filled skies have long been the portrayed image of industry but that’s all changing. Beneath that popular stereotype is a plethora of innovation as new technologies are replacing those of yester-year, paving the way for the future factory.Continue reading
The current mindset within supply chain management is all about resilience. Manufacturers should understand what the concept means and where to invest so they can create a more resilient supply chain. Why is this important? For starters, it can help companies respond faster to potentially expensive disruptions and recover from it while limiting the damage.Continue reading
Even though the British manufacturing sector is the ninth-largest in the world, Brexit has already had an impact and it could get even worse. Factories in Britain have suffered a sixth consecutive month in October showing fewer new orders thanks to the ongoing Brexit uncertainty. The industry is facing a tough future with weakened global demand for UK manufactured goods and employment issues.
According to an industry survey, Brexit has not only affected demand but also an increase in job losses. The survey was conducted before the announcement of the election which reflects two months of preparations for leaving the EU on 31 October. Of course, we all know what happened with that story.Continue reading
Metal fabrication is used to create various components and products with different qualities for numerous applications. In fact, metal fabrication services have been the primary choice for builders, engineers, contractors and structural steel fabricators around the world. It is undoubtedly a specialist process that requires expertly trained staff, advanced equipment, quality workmanship and finishing.
If you are looking for a reputable metal fabrication company for your next project, you should know how to narrow down the list. Here are a few of the major factors you need to consider when choosing a metal fabricator. Choose wisely and it could be the best investment for your project. The right company could help save on costs while providing exceptional finishing and quality.Continue reading