When productivity slips, try these 5 simple techniques

Manufacturing is no different to any other industry; when you find yourself or your team becoming unproductive, the quality of work slips, job satisfaction makes its way out of the back door and the business suffers significantly as a result. … Read more

Why Manufacturing Remains a Solid Career Choice

1. There Remains a Shortage of Skills in the Sector According to some sources, there remains a significant lack of relevant skills in the manufacturing sector. In fact, many UK manufacturers struggle to find skilled candidates, and this has much … Read more

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