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Manufacturing Commercial Insurance Profile -  2nd Quarter 2016

Read this quarter's Manufacturing Commercial Insurance Pro-File for an overview on why you should transition to ISO 14001:2015 and guidance on how to take advantage of the new Future of British Manufacturing Initiative.

Take Advantage of the New Future of British Manufacturing Initiative

We are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution called Industry 4.0; however, according to a recent survey conducted by The Manufacturer, 72 per cent of the manufacturing firms polled were ‘somewhat aware’ or ‘not at all aware’ of Industry 4.0 and its benefits.

To help ensure that British manufacturers remain competitive, Autodesk and The Manufacturer, with government support, launched the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative (FOBMI). The initiative provides guidance to address the challenges presented by things like the ‘Internet of Things’ and Industry 4.0. If your firm is interested in participating, follow these four simple steps:

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Why You Should Transition to ISO 14001:2015

The revised version of the ISO 14001 standard came into force in September 2015 and focuses on limiting risk across supply chains, minimising energy use and encouraging involvement from senior management. 

This environmental management systems standard is perfect for manufacturers since it helps reduce environmental threats—one of the biggest risks that manufacturers face. And, demonstrating your environmental compliance may make your organisation more appealing to clients and business partners.

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