Addressing the Gender Gap in Engineering

The World Economic Forum shows that women account for 20% of engineering graduates but only 11% of the engineering workforce. The Office for National Statistics found that, in April-June 2017, only 48,000 women worked in engineering professions in the country, while there were more than 400,000 male engineers.

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Attracting the Next Generation of Engineers

Addressing the skills gap is never an easy task, but understanding it is the first step towards correcting it. In this article, we will consider what some of the biggest companies in manufacturing are doing to bring in a new generation of talented engineers.
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The Future of Travel – Electric Cars

One of the latest pushes in manufacturing and engineering across the world is to develop products that are increasingly eco-friendly. Cars are one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gasses on our planet, so making the switch to electric is a massive feat of modern engineering that might genuinely change our world for the better. Continue reading…

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Springs in Aircrafts

When you see the huge exterior of an aircraft, it’s easy to overlook the fact that hundreds of thousands of tiny parts make up this incredible feat of engineering. One key component you will probably not even consider whilst cruising at 38,000 feet is a mechanism that aircraft simply couldn’t operate without: the humble spring.
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Top Manufacturing Resolutions for 2019

The new year is well and truly underway and those all-important resolutions you made have probably been broken and completely forgotten about. Whilst it can be difficult to find motivation for personal resolutions, you should find it considerably easier to try and stick to any resolutions you made for your business. If you haven’t already come up with some resolutions for your manufacturing business, it’s still not too late to get the ball rolling.
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The Importance of British Innovation

Innovation and research have long been among Britain’s most valued areas of expertise, and there is a good reason for this. Globally, British innovation has led the way in producing some of the most up-to-date machinery and digital innovation across a range of sectors in years gone by. However, our creativity and innovation have waned somewhat over the past few years, due to Britain’s uncertain economic future post-Brexit.
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Seasons Greetings from European Springs Ireland

As a new year approaches, we would like to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! With the festive season well and truly upon us, now is probably a good time to look back on 2018.

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A Look Back at Manufacturing In 2018

2018 has been an exciting and progressive year for the manufacturing industry. In December 2017, Industry Week offered up a number of predictions for 2018, stating ‘Technologies that will have the greatest impact include cloud, mobile, big data and analytics, and internet of things (IoT),’ and it’s fair to say this prediction has been pretty accurate.

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Sustainability in the Automotive Industry and Why It’s Important

With the automotive industry gaining a reputation for producing harmful greenhouse gasses over the past few decades, leaders within the sector realised that something had to change. Over the past 5 years, a whole host of changes have been made to ensure the impact the industry is having on the environment is minimised, and this has been a genuine success.
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Manufacturing News Round Up

It’s been a hectic few months within the manufacturing industry, from Industry 4.0 continuing the push towards the digitalisation of the industry to the uncertainty that Brexit brings with it.
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