MAN creates 125 jobs following record year


The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), a unique industrial collective of eight sub-contract manufacturers and an engineering design agency, has cast aside worries surrounding Brexit by recording its best year to date.

New robotics qualification launched


UK awarding organisation for engineering skills, EAL, has launched a UK Level 3 vocational qualification in robotics and automation to help businesses meet the demands of Industry 4.0.

Prospect of AI of limited concern for UK SMEs


The majority of the UK’s SMEs are largely unconcerned about the prospect of artificial intelligence (AI), with the potential of improved productivity seen as a potential major benefit, according to research from Close ...

Schuler sells 100th hot stamping line


Schuler delivered the first three hot stamping lines to automobile manufacturer Ford in the USA in 1993 and now the firm has sold what is the 100th hot stamping line to a Chinese automotive supplier.

Robot density rises globally


Data from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows that the automation of production is accelerating around the world, with 74 robot units per 10,000 employees now the new average of global robot density in ...