The Financial Times has listed LCR 4.0 as one of its ‘Top 100 European digital champions. The business support programme – which is part-funded by ERDF – has supported nearly 200 local manufacturing SMEs since its launch in November 2016 and continues to engage with...

For Digital Manufacturing Week, the LCR 4.0 project teamed up with Invest Liverpool to bring audiences an exciting Solutions Theatre that discussed all topics relating to new and digital technologies, the challenges for manufacturing and how we are overcoming these. We had a range of speakers...

Leading manufacturer, Beverston Engineering, is boosting manufacturing capabilities with the development of a new, innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) CNC system.   Beverston Engineering specialises in the prototyping and manufacture of state-of-the-art engineering components for a wide range of industries including aerospace, oil and gas and...

Liverpool-based machining manufacturer CNC Robotics is helping manufacturers increase connectivity between digital and automated systems with its latest cloud-based software CNCR-Live.   CNC Robotics – the UK’s leading robotics integration company – worked with business support programme LCR 4.0 and partner Sensor City to design, collaborate and...

Room One Thursday 22nd June saw the Insider bring their annual conference to the Liverpool waterfront as delegates from all over arrived at the Maritime Museum. Creative and Digital Technology This session looked into the transformation of the digital world into that of the physical including better use...

Continuously discussed amongst manufacturers within the UK and across the globe, the skills gap is a growing concern for many as the type of skills needed for smart factories are tough to source yet in high demand. The manufacturing sector is increasingly adopting industry 4.0 technologies...