Service leaders around the world are raising an alarm. Their workforce is getting older and they are increasingly aware that they will shortly lose many of their most experienced workers.
Data hungry technology is now a common feature of manufacturing – used to store data, run automated machinery on the plant floor, track inventory and support distribution.
Every year, the industrial world gathers in Hannover, Germany for five days to explore the latest key technologies and trends.
In January, the World Economic Forum (WEF) launched its first ‘Readiness for the Future of Production’ report, which revealed Britain to be one of just 25 countries in a positive position to benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The biennial co-located events – Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – are once again returning to Birmingham’s NEC (Halls 8, 9 and 10) from 10-12 April 2018, alongside MACH 2018.