Food, drink and pharma factory automation is gaining on cars
The business need for more automation is driving up robot sales, and in 2021 the General Industry segment continued its strong rise, which has been ongoing since 2015. While component supply, not demand for robots, is the chief problem that we face today, exchange rates and labour shortages translate into full order books, says Jeff Nowill, Cluster CEO, incorporating both Robotics and Systems.
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Infor – Resilience is the new efficiency
Foreword: InforUK manufacturers have faced down some of the toughest economic headwinds on record. As they recover and reset for their own new normal, industrial businesses are re-examining their strategies with emphasis on resilience, innovation and growth.As we...
Make it Here optimism and can-do realism soften the blow of Covid and geopolitics
EDITOR’S letterThree things dominate the minds of company directors in April/May: inflation, energy prices and supply shortages. They are interlinked. I would confidently guess that every single sector or sub-sector of manufacturing is experiencing shortages and...