Robots or Cobots? Imagining the future of the factory floor

What will the factory floor of the future look like? Will it resemble the famous ‘lights out’ ...

25 Jun, 2020 / Outsourcing

Why outsourcing is a strategic decision

"Wouldn't the strategic decision be to invest in an internal manufacturing infrastructure? Keep all ...

23 Jun, 2020 / EMS, Engineering

What is meant by the terms OEM, EMS, CEM, ODM and why should you know?

Editor’s note: This post was originally written in 2015 and has since been refreshed and ...

18 Jun, 2020 / RPA

Robotic process automation in the manufacturing supply chain

Robotic Process Automation, or RPA as it's commonly known, often conjures up images of human-like ...

11 Jun, 2020 / COVID-19

How can manufacturers ensure business continuity?

In the manufacturing industry, we're no strangers to adversity.  The Global Financial Crisis of ...

04 Jun, 2020 / reshoring

Should UK manufacturers expect a nationwide reshoring initiative?

I think we're all still a little shell-shocked from the unrelenting weight of 2020. I don't know ...

28 May, 2020 / COVID-19

What the manufacturing environment might look like as a result of COVID-19 in the medium term

With the manufacturing industry contributing up to £139bn a year to UK GDP, and 87% of those firms ...

26 May, 2020 / Outsourcing

What does an OEM really gain from outsourcing their manufacturing?

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in November 2017 and has since been refreshed and ...

21 May, 2020 / Process Improvement

Why planning for failure is key to successful electronic assembly

The building, inspecting, testing and shipping of complex electronic products relies not just on ...

19 May, 2020 / Supply Chain, Outsourcing

Supply chain outsourcing: to dual source or not to dual source?

Editor's note: This post was originally written and published in August 2014 and has since been ...

25 Jun, 2020

Why outsourcing is a strategic decision

25 Jun, 2020

Why outsourcing is a strategic decision

"Wouldn't the strategic decision be to invest in an internal manufacturing infrastructure? Keep all of our ...

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23 Jun, 2020

What is meant by the terms OEM, EMS, CEM, ODM and why should you know?

23 Jun, 2020

What is meant by the terms OEM, EMS, CEM, ODM and why should you know?

Editor’s note: This post was originally written in 2015 and has since been refreshed and republished for accuracy ...

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18 Jun, 2020

Robotic process automation in the manufacturing supply chain

18 Jun, 2020

Robotic process automation in the manufacturing supply chain

Robotic Process Automation, or RPA as it's commonly known, often conjures up images of human-like robots with circuit ...

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11 Jun, 2020

How can manufacturers ensure business continuity?

11 Jun, 2020

How can manufacturers ensure business continuity?

In the manufacturing industry, we're no strangers to adversity.  The Global Financial Crisis of 2008, the September ...

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04 Jun, 2020

Should UK manufacturers expect a nationwide reshoring initiative?

04 Jun, 2020

Should UK manufacturers expect a nationwide reshoring initiative?

I think we're all still a little shell-shocked from the unrelenting weight of 2020. I don't know about you, but I've ...

Read More
28 May, 2020

What the manufacturing environment might look like as a result of COVID-19 in the medium term

28 May, 2020

What the manufacturing environment might look like as a result of COVID-19 in the medium term

With the manufacturing industry contributing up to £139bn a year to UK GDP, and 87% of those firms employing less than ...

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26 May, 2020

What does an OEM really gain from outsourcing their manufacturing?

26 May, 2020

What does an OEM really gain from outsourcing their manufacturing?

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in November 2017 and has since been refreshed and republished for ...

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21 May, 2020

Why planning for failure is key to successful electronic assembly

21 May, 2020

Why planning for failure is key to successful electronic assembly

The building, inspecting, testing and shipping of complex electronic products relies not just on the use of the right ...

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19 May, 2020

Supply chain outsourcing: to dual source or not to dual source?

19 May, 2020

Supply chain outsourcing: to dual source or not to dual source?

Editor's note: This post was originally written and published in August 2014 and has since been revised and refreshed ...

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