SME Manufacturers Adopting Industry 4.0 Technologies

Last week, 28th February – 1st March 2018, I hosted 2 round tables at the Industry 4.0 Summit in Manchester. Although we experienced some of the worst snow, ice and wind in years, people braved the weather and made it along to the event.

My interest in the event and the round tables was to gain a better understanding of how more SME manufacturers can adopt Industry 4.0 technologies. Are these technologies suitable for SME’s? Are they affordable? Will they help them to growth their business? What is stopping people from adopting them? […]

The Manufacturers Alliance at Lancashire Manufacturing Week

Lancashire Manufacturing Week takes place on 5th – 9th March 2018. It has been organised by the Manufacturing club, an initiative borne out of a collaboration between MHA Moore and Smalley, HSBC, UCLan and various manufacturing sector organisations. This is now the fourth annual Lancashire manufacturing week. The programme of events will showcase inspiring success[…]

Peerless Group Announce an Additional Manufacturing Business.

Manufacturers Alliance member, Peerless Group, are pleased to announce that an additional manufacturing business has now been acquired for the group.

With expertise in high specification machining and manufacturing for the off shore oil and gas industry, as well as Aerospace approval and supplying components for the most prestigious cars and Petrochemical, Lomax brings a wealth of additional engineering expertise. […]