AMRC Factory 2050 Tour

The Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Theme Group visited Factory 2050 at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at Sheffield, to find out how their approach to manufacturing innovation is being applied to the construction sector.  The group were particularly impressed by the AMRC’s approach to industrial digitalization and driving profitability through productivity, in particular the approach … Continue reading “AMRC Factory 2050 Tour”

Response to House of Lords Inquiry on Offsite Manufacture for Construction

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is currently carrying out an inquiry into offsite manufacture for construction.  The committee is considering the potential benefits of off-site manufacture for construction and any drawbacks and obstacles to its wider use. It also consideres how Government policy, particularly around public procurement, might need to change to … Continue reading “Response to House of Lords Inquiry on Offsite Manufacture for Construction”

5 things construction can learn from automotive

Learning from Automotive – Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Group Visit to Tata Steelpark On 25 January the Constructing Excellence were hosted by Tata Steel at their distribution and processing centre at Wednesfield, West Midlands, the largest in the UK.   Tata Steel have invested heavily in the facility including over £12 million in a dedicated Automotive … Continue reading “5 things construction can learn from automotive”

Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Theme Group

The Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Theme Group will be hosted at Tata Steel’s Steel Park facility on 25 January 2018.  The visit will be an opportunity to see how advanced manufacturing technologies are being applied in other sectors including automotive. Please contact helpdesk@constructingexcellence.org.uk for further information.