How can manufacturers manage rapidly changing costs?

How can manufacturers manage rapidly changing costs?
By Mike James | 08 October 2019

It only takes a few words from the world’s most powerful for exchange rates to shift. With this in mind, firms need to put measures in place to manage ever fluctuating costs

Firms need to put measures in place to manage instant changes in pricing

Three ways to ensure business-to-business success

Three ways to ensure business-to-business success
By Ed Kennedy | 01 October 2019

While B2B commerce is hugely profitable, it can also become a threat if organisations don’t prepare themselves and react accordingly

B2B commerce can become a threat if organisations don’t prepare themselves

Becoming paperless and profitable with Bottomline Technologies

Becoming paperless and profitable with Bottomline Technologies
By David Leonard | 27 September 2019

Partial document visibility can impede progress and efficiency across the manufacturing supply chain. A document management system can help overcome those challenges and drive business value

A document management system can overcome visibility challenges and drive business value

How is digital transformation shaping manufacturing 4.0?

How is digital transformation shaping manufacturing 4.0?
By Alyssa Putzer | 16 September 2019

Robotic process automation is one of the key drivers behind improving operations in the industry

Reaping the benefits of process simulation

Reaping the benefits of process simulation
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 August 2019

AVEVA’s SimCentral Simulation Platform is helping Covestro to design and manufacture its polymer products more efficiently

AVEVA’s SimCentral Simulation Platform is helping Covestro create polymer products more efficiently

Using digitised sensors to get more out of manufacturing data

Using digitised sensors to get more out of manufacturing data
By Lindsay James | 20 August 2019

With current findings indicating that less than 5% of a manufacturing plant’s generated data is put to good use, there’s a huge opportunity for firms to reap new rewards through digitised sensors. Experts from Yokogawa and Frost & Sullivan explain how

Experts from Yokogawa and Frost & Sullivan explain how manufacturers can reap new rewards 

The end game of manufacturing’s automation pyramid

The end game of manufacturing’s automation pyramid
By Stefan Reuther | 14 August 2019

COPA-DATA’s CSO explains why IT/OT convergence will bring an end to the traditional engineering concept

Optimising the supply chain in the cloud

Optimising the supply chain in the cloud
By Bruce Kipperman | 14 August 2019

Today, the technology and processes used to manufacture products and get them to market are as critical to a business as the product itself. Cutting-edge technologies, teamed with the Microsoft Azure cloud, can bring new levels of efficiency

CenturyLink’s Bruce Kipperman discusses how Microsoft Azure can make manufacturing more efficient

Hannover Messe 2020: round two for the Industrial Pioneers Summit

Hannover Messe 2020: round two for the Industrial Pioneers Summit
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 August 2019

The one-day summit invites experts to discuss the challenges posed by industrial digitisation

Voice Machine Interface and Microsoft Cortana: a match made in heaven

Voice Machine Interface and Microsoft Cortana: a match made in heaven
By Melissa Topp | 06 August 2019

Melissa Topp explains how the solutions are helping plant managers and field service personnel perform various functions

Melissa Topp explains how the solutions are helping personnel perform various functions

Electric cars and Industry 4.0: how ATS Global can help

Electric cars and Industry 4.0: how ATS Global can help
By Mike James | 31 July 2019

Power infrastructures are changing at breakneck speed – and this is having a significant impact on the manufacturing industry, especially around Industry 4.0. Mike James tells us more

Mike James explains more about how changes in power infrastructures are changing manufacturing 


Building the factory of the future today with the right technology

Building the factory of the future today with the right technology
By Jacqui Griffiths | 19 July 2019

Transformation is rippling through the manufacturing industry as companies look to advanced cloud and digital communication technologies to empower their business

Manufacturing is transforming as companies empower themselves with cloud and digital technologies

How digital transformation is changing the face of manufacturing

How digital transformation is changing the face of manufacturing
By Guest | 01 July 2019

DriveWorks’ Lucy Price takes a look at the evolution of technology in the industry

Five ways Microsoft Azure is transforming business

Five ways Microsoft Azure is transforming business
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 June 2019

Companies and organisations worldwide are using the cloud technology to improve processes

Using the OPC Unified Architecture for manufacturing success

Using the OPC Unified Architecture for manufacturing success
By Guest | 17 June 2019

OPC Foundation’s Stefan Hoppe explores the platform that manufacturers worldwide are using for the secure exchange of information

OPC Foundation’s Stefan Hoppe explores why manufacturers use the firm’s platform

Schneider Electric is helping organisations start their digital journeys

Schneider Electric is helping organisations start their digital journeys
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 June 2019

Being able to upgrade and enhance operations is crucial if manufacturers want to increase productivity. Senior vice president Ali Haj Fraj explains how automating processes transformation is often the first step towards a digital

Ali Haj Fraj explains how automation is often the first step in digital transformation in manufacturing

Arvizio launches 3D hybrid rendering for Microsoft HoloLens

Arvizio launches 3D hybrid rendering for Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 May 2019

Used in conjunction with 5G, the extended reality solution could have a huge impact on manufacturing

How is technology transforming manufacturing?

How is technology transforming manufacturing?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 May 2019

Microsoft’s Esat Dedezade explores how Azure, HoloLens and IoT are getting more from the industry

Game-changing breakthroughs for manufacturers

Game-changing breakthroughs for manufacturers
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

How advances in intelligent manufacturing are enabling new levels of innovation 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