Global Marketing Manager
Fiona Norbury is the Global Marketing Manager at Apeks, a long-established firm that designs, manufactures and distributes high-quality SCUBA diving equipment. We discuss her love of travel, bringing diving to life for the rest of us and perceptions within manufacturing.
November 30, 2021
Global product launches and innovation
November 30, 2021
Changing trends in fashion and textiles
John Wright is the experienced Managing Director of Brisbane Moss. He is a senior leader within the textiles industry. Aside from their heritage, being a company that is 140 years old, we discuss what makes them unique and why brand like Prada, Gucci, Ralph Lauren source from them.
November 19, 2021
Uniting UK Manufacturing
Made In Britain
John Pearce is the CEO of Made in Britain, we discuss how Made In Britain provides value to community members, the most pressing challenges within the manufacturing sector, what the manufacturing industry can do to improve sustainability, the pandemics impact on localising supply chains, what the key challenges are for new and growing UK manufacturers, growth trends within the manufacturing sector, the cornerstones of a strong manufacturing sector in the UK
November 9, 2021
The new dawn of additive manufacturing
Post Process Technologies
Jeff Mize is the CEO at Post Process. His company is the leader in automated post-printing solutions for additive manufacturing, we discuss: Digitising manual processes with AI and Machine learning, International expansion and market value, Supply chains and sustainability, The most pressing current challenges in manufacturing, The future of manufacturing and technology
October 14, 2021
Understanding the challenges, and championing the industry
Senior Economist at Make UK
Fhaheen Khan is Senior Economist at Make UK, we discuss the roles and responsibilities of a senior economist, the most pressing challenges for new and growing UK manufacturers, new rules that UK manufacturers typically fall foul of since Brexit, how can the manufacturing industry ensure we hit sustainability targets, what can be done about manufacturers often struggling to adopt new technology and UK manufacturing data trends - Where is the demand coming from?
September 28, 2021
Exploring Advanced & AI-driven manufacturing
Advanced manufacturing expert, 3D printing advocate, application engineer
Greg Paulsen, an expert in advanced manufacturing and a real advocate for 3D printing. We discuss where 3D printing is today and how it works on an industrial scale, how Xometry is disrupting the manufacturing sector, the most pressing challenges within the industry, the impact of Covid on manufacturing and Xometry specifically, what new technology is on the horizon for manufacturing
September 14, 2021
Exploring high tech analytical science
Assistant Marketing Communications Manager
Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science
Harriet Bowyer, Assistant Marketing Communications Manager at Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science. We talked about what Hitachi is doing to drive global sustainability, how the company strategically markets to a technical audience, the most pressing challenges the industry is facing today, how Hitachi overcomes regional and cultural challenges, the process of injecting emotion into a rational buying decision
August 31, 2021
Sustainability & the race to Zero
Director of Technical and Sustainability
Nigel Davies, Director of Technical and Sustainability at Muntons. We talk about how Muntons leads in sustainability, understanding your carbon footprint and demystifying the jargon, how the UK can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2035, how Muntons sustainability initiatives keep the company ahead and winning new business and what businesses can do to lower carbon footprint in their supply chain.
August 20, 2021
Robotics & automation; the impact it will have in manufacturing and all our lives
Robotics, Autonomous Systems, Factory Automation and Motion Control Specialist
Marco started from humble beginnings in Venezuela and his love for robotics at an early age ended up taking him around the world, working at such companies such as KUKA, Nasa and currently Airbus
August 18, 2021
Food production, automation and manufacturing
Site Engineering Manager
David Hamilton works at Bakkavor helping to produce over 75 million pizzas a year. We talked about finding the sweet spot between low costs & high quality, balancing automation efficiency with workplace jobs, the insights he gained from working in Poland & Denmark, how the industry embraces new technology, the impact of Brexit & the growing skill gaps within the sector
July 26, 2021
Lean lessons on manufacturing
Lean Manufacturing Specialist & Digital Entrepreneur
Russell Watkins is the Co-Founder of Sempai and expert in all things concerning Lean Manufacturing. We talk about how lean can improve manufacturing outputs and processes, overcoming the challenges of adopting lean and the challenges making the manufacturing industry attractive to new talent and clients
June 30, 2021
Growing the UK manufacturing sector
Senior Technology Officer
University of Warwick
Hadi Moztarzadeh is the Senior Technology Officer at the University of Warwick and a member of the STP Forum. We talked about how the STP leads change across the industry, how government can help build a strong manufacturing sector, the challenge of diversity and inclusion in the sector.
June 17, 2021
Lessons in robotics and automation
Head of Robotics & Automation
Scott Houghton is head of Robotics and automation at BCW. We discuss the story of automation to the wider UK economy, should we invest more in automation? Talent and supporting skill levels, how manufacturing is embracing technology.
May 3, 2021
Starting a manufacturing podcast
Sean Redfearn is the CEO and owner of Red-fern Media and the brains behind the Re-Make Manufacturing podcast. We discuss the journey of Red-fern Media, what the future looks like and why he decided now is a good time to launch a new podcast all about manufacturing.
May 3, 2021
Innovation in refrigeration and vans
Managing Director, Founder
Rupert Gatty the CEO of of CoolKit, the UK’s leading manufacturer of temperature controlled vans. He talked about his unique journey into the commercial vehicle industry and the hard work and determination that propelled the business to the top of the industry.