Category: industry 4.0

23 January 2019

The Importance of Business Continuity in Manufacturing

Disruption to the production floor can lead to lost profit and disappointed customers. It’s estimated that downtime costs UK manufacturers £180bn a year* and in many cases it’s caused by the failure of factory equipment. Yet, as manufacturing becomes more automated, the risks of downtime increasingly need to factor in the prospect of IT failure.

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9 January 2019

Is Your IT Infrastructure Holding You Back?

Are you being held back by out-dated infrastructure? Have your servers and hosts reached end of life? If the answer to these questions is yes then you are not alone. How to deal with ageing infrastructure is one of the biggest challenges being faced by manufacturers today. 

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6 December 2018

Four Steps to Being Lean

The principle of lean manufacturing was first established in Japan where the automotive industry was attempting to make its production processes more streamlined.

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