The UK’s leading manufacturing industry publication, The Manufacturer, brought its dynamic series of events to the Liverpool City Region for the first time in November 2017, leaving its Birmingham roots for the North West. Thousands of visitors converged on the city region for Digital Manufacturing Week...

Ultamation have a proud history of serial innovation: The first company to embrace Crestron’s custom Smart Graphics technology in releasing a number of unique controls, including analogue clocks, colour pickers and lighting visualisation; releasing productivity tools to universal acclaim amongst Crestron GUI designers and programmers;...

Background Valuechain digitalises manufacturing businesses to improve productivity, collaboration and competitiveness. Valuechain’s smart software solutions streamline business processes and capture data from people, plant and processes to generate real-time business and supply chain intelligence.   Approaching LCR 4.0 Valuechain approached LCR 4.0 in order to collaborate on a platform...

Background Acorn2Oak Innovation Solutions Ltd is a provider of innovative manufacturing solutions with a focus on manufacturing and product developments using advanced carbon fibre composite solutions. In order to conceptualise a virtual factory to prove the concept of an innovative carbon fibre production line, Acorn2Oak required expert...

UK’s showcase for the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Digital Catapult is looking for small and medium sized companies in the digital manufacturing space to respond to carefully crafted challenges posed by industry giants such as BOC, Thales and RS Components. These challenges will focus on: Sensor technology for machine management ...

Robert Wakeling from Wadaro explains how working with the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree Centre via LCR 4.0 is helping his company scale up their product, which enables mobile phone network providers to improve customer experience. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://lcr4.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/LCR-4.0-Hartree-Wadaro.mp4"][/video]...

Article: Dr Andy Levers, Technical Director for the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool)  Virtual reality often appears in today’s news and media, taking the world by storm. Mainly associated with gaming, virtual reality (or VR) is starting to creep into a whole range of industries...