Manufacturing

Revolutionising supply chains with 3D printing

Posted on 2 September 2019 by Katy Huckle

In our latest post, Katy Alice Huckle, Ryan Iwanski, Giovanni Colantonio and Heath Jeffries explore the impact of 3D printing on the manufacturing industry. We already know that 3D printing is a game-changer. Additive technology not only allows previously un-makeable products to be built in a matter of hours; it also allows them to be
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Ford Bridgend closure

Posted on 20 June 2019 by Professor Calvin Jones

In our latest post, Professor Calvin Jones and Dr Gavin Harper explain how the UK’s car industry could stage a revival by recycling rare earths. The intended closure of Ford’s Bridgend engine plant in 2020, with the loss of 1,700 jobs, has sent shock waves through Wales. Plaid Cymru leader, Adam Price, has described it as “one of the
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