Cork is used in many industries and across a wide range of products – from cork gaskets to keeping a bottle of wine air tight, with over 300,000 tons of cork being produced annually. Learn more about cork in this infographic from Stephens Gaskets Limited.
There are many different types of manufacturing in the UK – from shim washers through to the Automotive industry. This infographic from Shim Washers Manufacturers looks at different aspects such as the earnings of each country. You will also see that automotive manufacturing is huge in the UK and they are leading exporters of shim washers within this and other industries.
In this infographic, Mixer Direct presents a timeline that will take you through the evolution and changes seen in industrial manufacturing over the last hundred years. It features the introduction of the assembly line, the use of robotic technology, the “green initiatives” that more and more manufacturing companies have been adopting over the last 20 years, and what’s in store for the future.
In the wake of rumors that Apple is set to abandon its one-size-fits-all design policy and release budget iPhones with larger screens, where does this leave its current standard bearer? Apple has started “reshoring” production of some of its products (but not iPhones, yet) back to the US, but will this move eventually change the big picture that follows?
This May 29th will mark the 70th anniversary of the publishing of Norman Rockwell’s iconic “Rosie the Riveter” painting on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post (published May 29th, 1943). “Rosie the Riveter” inspired a social movement that increased the number of working American women. From 1940 – 1944 the number of women in America rose from 12 million to 20 million.