Tag Archives: manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence set to revolutionise manufacturing

The UK has the potential to lead the world in the application of artificial intelligence for manufacturing, according to an AI lead at Coventry’s Manufacturing Technology Centre. Dr Nandini Chakravorti, technology manager for the data and information systems team at the MTC, said the UK has the largest artificial intelligence …

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Industry grinds to a standstill in the face of economic and political storm – Make UK/BDO survey

Britain’s manufacturers have ended the year at a standstill as the toll of ongoing political uncertainty and downturn in major global markets shows little sign of ending anytime soon, according to a major survey released by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation and business advisory firm BDO. The survey also shows …

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£15m funding package for the MTC set to be approved

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will be asked to approve a grant for £15m next week, to enable research and technology organisation the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to expand its facilities and create more than 40 highly skilled jobs. Having recently moved to the Liverpool Science Park, the MTC …

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Potential Brexit outcomes put the construction and manufacturing sectors at risk

The UK’s impending exit from the EU is likely to be an epochal moment. Depending on the form of the exit, there could only be minor impacts, or there could be very severe economic consequences. Chief Economist at AMA Research and Barbour ABI, Tom Hall, assesses the impact of Brexit …

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MTC’S aerospace additive manufacturing innovation hub launched

The Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, has been launched to industry at an event at the MTC’s Coventry campus. In a significant advance for the UK, the new hub aims to lead research, development and collaboration on metal additive manufacturing, developing and testing …

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Angela Leadsom vists the MTC

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andrea Leadsom has officially opened the Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, ahead of a major industrial launch event in October. In a significant advance for the UK, the new hub aims to lead …

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MTC to offer platform for innovative ideas

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is giving entrepreneurs, technologists and inventors the chance to pitch their innovative ideas on factory digitalisation to the UK’s manufacturing decision makers. The MTC has put aside time at its flagship digital conference in November for innovators and companies to make a pitch to the audience, …

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Make UK/Santander analysis shows Europe remains dominant market for UK goods

The importance of the UK agreeing a deal with the EU which avoids barriers to trade is laid bare by new analysis which shows the value of trade with the bloc is worth more than twice that of the United States, with seven of the UK’s top export destinations being …

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SGS explains best practice to EEE manufacturers moving into the circular economy

Manufacturers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) are increasingly moving away from the ‘linear economy’ in response to the demands of authorities and consumers. The old progression of ‘make, use, dispose’ is no longer acceptable. Manufacturers instead need to focus on developing commercially viable products that comply with market regulations …

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MTC opens new centre in Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter

The Coventry-based MTC is to open a new manufacturing technology centre in Liverpool to support manufacturing growth and innovation in the region. The MTC will be establishing its new facility, with a staff of more than 60 at Liverpool Science Park (LSP), which sits within Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool). …

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