Industry 4.0: Northern manufacturers’ once in a generation opportunity

Phil Murden
By Phil Murden, Head of Management Consulting in the North at KPMG. Let’s forget concerns and uncertainties about Brexit for a minute. The UK manufacturing industry has enjoyed some good news of late. Output rose for the second month in a row in March, taking levels to their highest in over 10 years according to the ONS. While these national statistics may link to stockpiling for the B-word more than UK-wide prosperity, in the North, where manufacturing is engrained in local consciousness, we can draw more certain conclusions.... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...