6 ways to open the conversation at a networking event

In a world of LinkedIn and Twitter, you might think that traditional networking is somewhat old fashioned. Not so. If you work in any industry, this form of getting to know people is still highly relevant and offers plenty of … Read more

Reasons millennials should opt for a career in supply chain

It’s fair to assume that most millennials (those born roughly between 1980 and the year 2000) will opt for careers in technology, marketing, the creative space or some form of entrepreneurialism. But manufacturing? Are people of that generation really going … Read more

The skills you need to get a job in manufacturing

Manufacturing remains a timeless industry that is still relied upon by countless businesses and sectors throughout the world. It’s an exciting, ground-breaking place to be and offers its workers the opportunity to push forward the technology and production techniques that … Read more

How to choose the right manufacturer for what you need

You’ve spent years planning to branch out on your own and you’ve lost count of the hours you’ve invested in perfecting the design of your product. You’ve tested, re-tested and refined your big idea to ensure it is the best … Read more

Will robots take our jobs?

If you’ve seen Terminator 2, you’ll know how important it is for the human race to prevent artificial intelligence from getting out of hand. As it turns out, if you give a robot a smidgen of self-awareness, it’ll become intent … Read more

How to hunt for manufacturing jobs

If you’re looking to get into the manufacturing industry or have been working at the same plant for a while, there’s a high chance you’re starting to think about your next move. Yes, it’s time to begin the search for … Read more

7 of the best manufacturing blogs

The internet is a big place. So big, in fact, that it’s easy to get lost among its many digital corridors, but it’s in those little nooks and crannies that manufacturers can find some fantastic resources to stay abreast of … Read more

How manufacturers can use social media effectively

Social media marketing is purely for business to consumer (B2C) sectors, isn’t it? Surely it can’t be put to use in manufacturing? Well, think again; social media is a fantastic tool for manufacturers when used correctly. Similarly, there is a … Read more

How Apple use CNC machining to develop their products

They may be struggling to hold onto their crown as the world’s most valuable company, but Apple can still legitimately claim to be one of the most admired when it comes to design. What is often overlooked, however, is just … Read more