How Microsoft is giving power to the people

How Microsoft is giving power to the people
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 May 2019

At Hannover Messe 2019, the firm demonstrated how technology advances and innovations in intelligent manufacturing are delivering game-changing breakthroughs. Here we discover what this means for the industry

We look at how the firm’s technology advances in intelligent manufacturing are game-changing for the industry


Mitsubishi to acquire ICONICS to strengthen software portfolio

Mitsubishi to acquire ICONICS to strengthen software portfolio
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 May 2019

Partnership will help the firm to access the manufacturing and building automation markets 

A new hope for the future of manufacturing

A new hope for the future of manufacturing
By Guest | 09 May 2019

DXC Technology’s Mozhi Habibi explains how insights from internet of things devices can reduce downtime, streamline supply chains, improve product quality, optimise asset performance on the plant floor and more

DXC Technology’s Mozhi Habibi explains how IoT insights can streamline operations

How ATS Global is turning knowledge into Industry 4.0 productivity

How ATS Global is turning knowledge into Industry 4.0 productivity
By Guest | 06 May 2019

Knowledge, it spreads like wildfire. Yet all this knowledge does not yet translate to increases in productivity. Mike James explains how the Manufacturing Operations Management Institute and the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association are trying to change that

Mike James explains how manufacturing bodies are trying to improve the use of technological knowledge

Integrated industry means industrial intelligence

Integrated industry means industrial intelligence
By Guest | 03 May 2019

Going digital can be daunting, but Steve Rommel explains that partnering with experts like Konica Minolta makes this critical step easy for small- and medium-sized firms

Digitalisation can be daunting for small firms, but Steve Rommel believes experts like Konica Minolta can help

Making pharmaceutical products safe with AX for Pharma

Making pharmaceutical products safe with AX for Pharma
By Guest | 19 April 2019

Human errors could have high costs in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries but AX for Pharma Dynamics 365’s Advanced Warehouse Management simplify the productions, storage and shipping of safe drug products. Andrea Ruosi tells us more

Andre Ruosi explains how the firm is avoiding human error with its Advanced Warehouse Management

How ICONICS can maximise manufacturing asset performance

How ICONICS can maximise manufacturing asset performance
By Guest | 08 April 2019

Melissa Topp explains how the firm’s Digital Twins for Manufacturing solution uses virtual modelling to optimise operations management, engineering time and resources, and productivity

Melissa Topp explains how the firm’s digital twins solution can optimise time, resources and productivity

Microsoft and BMW launch Open Manufacturing Platform

Microsoft and BMW launch Open Manufacturing Platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 April 2019

Solution aims to help manufacturers innovate by leveraging data and joining a cross-industry community

Toyota improves operations with Microsoft HoloLens

Toyota improves operations with Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Mixed reality technology is simplifying paint inspections and ensuring employee safety

Hannover Messe: showcasing Industry 4.0, AI and 5G

Hannover Messe: showcasing Industry 4.0, AI and 5G
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 April 2019

Event’s expanded programme will be a hub for forward thinkers from industry and government

Education is key to successful manufacturing on the edge

Education is key to successful manufacturing on the edge
By Guest | 29 March 2019

ATS Global’s Mike James explains the importance of embracing a fresh approach to smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

ATS Global’s Mike James explains the importance of embracing smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

Six key trends affecting the future of the manufacturing industry

Six key trends affecting the future of the manufacturing industry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 March 2019

New Microsoft report reveals changes in how firms view, conduct and monetise their business

Lonza is using technology for scalable manufacturing

Lonza is using technology for scalable manufacturing
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 February 2019

The Swiss multinational firm is using technology from OSIsoft and Microsoft to implement a unified data management system across all its manufacturing plants

Firm is using tech from OSIsoft and Microsoft for a unified data management system across all its plants

Manufacturing on the edge with Microsoft

Manufacturing on the edge with Microsoft
By Jacqui Griffiths | 21 February 2019

As market conditions evolve and customers demand ever more from their suppliers, Microsoft’s Colin Masson discusses how new technologies can empower manufacturers to create real competitive advantage

Colin Masson discusses how manufacturers can use new tech to create competitive advantages

Modular high-tech innovations for Dassault Systèmes and ID-Consult

Modular high-tech innovations for Dassault Systèmes and ID-Consult
By Jacqui Griffiths | 15 January 2019

Mahesh Deshpande of Dassault Systèmes and Jan Goepfert of ID-Consult discuss the value of holistic modularity at the whole product portfolio and value-chain levels

Mahesh Deshpande and Jan Goepfert discuss the value of holistic modularity 

A look inside the new manufacturing landscape

A look inside the new manufacturing landscape
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 July 2018

Huge transformations have swept across the manufacturing landscape, challenging traditional processes and operations. Success will depend on manufacturers’ ability to up their game, and this will only be achieved through the implementation of new technologies

How the implementation of new technologies is enabling manufacturers to up their game

How to respond intelligently to changes in supply and demand

How to respond intelligently to changes in supply and demand
By Lindsay James | 27 June 2018

Microsoft’s manufacturing team explain the benefits of an AI planning platform

The benefits of smart manufacturing going mobile

The benefits of smart manufacturing going mobile
By Guest | 05 June 2018

Mike James from ATS Global explains that by adopting a ‘see and go’ approach, manufacturing teams can adopt more efficient working processes

ATS Global's Mike James explains how manufacturing teams can adopt efficient working processes

UK construction industry to face huge change, finds Microsoft research

UK construction industry to face huge change, finds Microsoft research
By Elizabeth Robinson | 01 June 2018

Technologies such as 3D modelling, virtual reality and the cloud are transforming the sector 

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!
By Guest | 29 May 2018

Many manufacturers have continued to invest in technology and systems using a disjointed, piecemeal approach according to Fred Thomas, DELMIA global industry director for Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industries at Dassault Systèmes. He tells The Record why the time for real change is now

Dassault Systèmes' Fred Thomas explains why manufacturers should rethink tech investment