2 years ago Bernard Brussow was a burdened man. As CEO of a downstream supplier to the automotive industry, he knew the enterprise was facing troubling times. Determined to make a difference, he engaged G2 Innovation to deliver innovation training to a group of IXL employees. This is the story of how a potential doomsday turned into to a deliverance that could be worth millions...
From communication through to creativity, soft-skills play a key role in the future of manufacturing. We take a look at how and why they are such a fundamental part of an organisation, and how they will enable this industry to grow and prosper.
For the latest article in our Trends in Manufacturing series, we welcome the newest member of our team, Lizzie Williams. Lizzie looks at the ever improving and fast moving world of 3D printing, and what exciting opportunities it offers enterprising manufacturers.
Continuing our series on Trends in Manufacturing we look at Innovation and the Supply Chain. From Ikea's purchase of a Romanian Forest to the growth in Distributed Manufacturing, we examine how businesses today need to be thinking beyond traditional supply chains and considering how they'll keep up in a world where factories and distribution centres could one day be obsolete.
In the first of our series on Trends in Manufacturing we look at the super material - Graphene. This atomic sized material could impact upon everything from touch screen technology, to how we construct buildings, to space travel. In fact it could one day be used to create a fuel free spacecraft that travels using light alone. So why is it that many manufacturers are failing to take any notice..?