Automotive Manufacturing in 2017

Last year UK vehicle manufacturers increased production by 8.5%, exported a record 1.25 million cars, and saw an increase in commercial vehicle manufacturing of 20% since 2015. The UK automotive manufacturing industry has shown steady growth, but for how long?

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Proximity becomes Shield Advanced Solutions partner

Proximity and Shield Advanced Solutions have announced a partnership to market and support HA4i, Shield’s premier high availability solution for the IBM i (AS400) in the UK and Ireland.

Based in Leeds and Nottingham, Proximity has over 40 experts that develop, deliver and maintain solutions and applications for companies in the logistics, manufacturing, retail and finance sectors, with a particular specialism in IBM i modernisation and development products and services.

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The Benefits of Manufacturing ERP for the Plastics Sector

The plastics manufacturing industry has changed dramatically in recent years.

Increasingly globalised operations and technological advancements have led to more innovations than ever. The introduction of smarter and smarter robotics and automation in the manufacturing process is bringing us closer to the 'Internet of Things' revolution. As the industry becomes more advanced, our processes must take steps to keep up.

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What's Coming Up for the IBM i World in 2017

A look ahead at some of the events and learning opportunities for IBM i professtionals and developers in 2017.

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How Manufacturers can easily manage Cyber Security and Risk

Managing risk for cyber security in the manufacturing sector is essential, yet it can pose quite a challenge. Even finding out about possible risks can be difficult, let alone finding the solutions! A recent study from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) took an in-depth look at six emerging themes, to offer advice on security, vigilance and resilience, in the case of cyber attacks.

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