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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Advice on Securing Your Dream Job in Engineering

Engineers are in extremely high demand. In fact, the UK actually has a shortage of engineers, so there is no better time than now to go after that dream engineering job. This lucrative career path is incredibly diverse and wide-reaching, you can work in a multitude of different industries such as space, robotics, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, to name just a few.

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Women in Engineering

There are many spectacular women in the field of engineering, but with females making up less than 10% of the engineering workforce at the start of 2018, it’s clear to see that changes have to be made to close the gender gap within the industry.
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Essential Tips for Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers

We spend a lot of time looking at the most exciting updates from the world of engineering – the new inventions and innovative solutions which are making waves within engineering circles. However, we also like to think about the bigger issues within our industry – and one of those, of course, is the question of who will take up the mantle and ensure that these crucial developments continue into the next generation and beyond. Continue reading…

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Medical Technology Ireland 2018: Everything You Need to Know

We at European Springs Ireland are excited to announce that we will be attending Medical Technology Ireland; a high-profile event which is helping attract global suppliers to the Irish Medical Device Industry. This year’s event has drawn in over 200 exhibitors and will feature presentations from leading international medical device experts.

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The History of the Spring

People may not notice just how much of a role springs play in our day-to-day lives. Everything from your coffee maker to your car brakes, your toilet to your remote control – all these everyday products rely on the humble spring. The history of this revolutionary technology dates back longer than you might think.

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How Brexit Will Affect the Manufacturing Industry

Since the UK voted to leave, Brexit has been an inevitable topic of conversation across numerous industries. With a disconcerting degree of uncertainty in what the future holds for various business sectors, many within the manufacturing industry are wondering how it will affect daily operations. Continue reading…

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The Engineering Behind the Home of Irish Sport

Ireland is known for being a proud and passionate nation, steeped in history and tradition, with stunning landscapes, accommodating people and of course, a love of sport.

In this blog, we look at our historic national stadium and the engineering that influenced its award-winning redevelopment.

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