A thought leadership article, by Alison Mitchell, Executive Director at Sensor City Smart sensors are an integral part of the Internet of Things as they will allow businesses to collect even more data on how their products are used. For those of you who aren’t aware (although I...

Background High levels of alertness and vigilance are required in safety critical tasks and FMI provide proven solutions that predict the risk of fatigue for drivers, through the use of sensors and fit for duty assessments. FMI have found a way to predict fatigue risk through...

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...

We are just five weeks away from coming to Liverpool for the UK’s biggest FREE digital manufacturing exhibition – Smart Factory Expo (15-16 November, Exhibition Centre Liverpool).   Smart Factory Expo is the UK’s biggest showcase for advanced technology and systems – image courtesy of The Manufacturer. With...

Ideas, energy and opportunity combine in Innovation Alley – where 48 of the UK’s hottest manufacturing tech start-ups are lifting the lid on the future of British manufacturing at Smart Factory Expo.   Sponsored by Innovate UK, and located at the intersection of Smart Factory Expo’s four...

You can now submit an entry for the 2017 NAA Awards; this is your chance to enjoy the glory of having your company’s achievements recognised by the industry… Becoming a shortlisted applicant at the Northern Automotive Alliance Business Awards will provide your organisation with the opportunity...