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Is the Skills Shortage holding back UK Composites?

​The UK is at the forefront of developing scientific research into new composite materials. This is an important technology that has huge potential for the future of high value manufacturing in the...

Rail Revolution
Rail Revolution

​In May I attended Railtex 2019, the UK’s largest and leading exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. Over 400 exhibitors from 22 countries were in attendance, with attendees ranging...

Connected Technology And Smart Manufacturing Kevin Harris
Industry 4.0: Back to Basics

​Following my last blog where I considered some of the misconceptions surrounding Industry 4.0, I want to get 'back-to-basics' and look at what the component parts of Industry 4.0 actually are.With...

Industry 4
Industry 4.0: Removing the White Noise

​The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Industry 4.0, the smart factory and smart manufacturing – terms we hear on a regular basis that are interchangeably used to describe the advent of disruptiv...

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Podcast Episode 3: Are you Industry 4.0 Skills Ready?

​Industry 4.0 is here to stay. In the third episode of our podcast series we discuss how SMEs can diversify skillsets in their business to stay ahead of the game.  Click hereto listen to our third ...

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Podcast Episode 1: FoBMI initiative and Digital Catalyst

​Last week, we launched our podcast channel, The Skills Connection, exploring staffing, hiring and future skills within the engineering, manufacturing and technical sectors.In the first of our podc...

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Could Contracting Help Make Industry 4.0 a Reality?

​Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), has dominated the headlines over the past few years, with businesses increasingly looking to adopt technology such as robotics and automatio...