New collaboration to drive sustainable, game-changing IoT solution
Encortec, Network Rail and Unipart Rail have formed a new collaboration to develop a unique energy-harvesting IoT (Internet of Things) solution for the rail industry, which harvests electromagnetic energy generated by return electric current in the rail by passing trains, to power wireless sensors.
Unipart’s BIG Charity Challenge: Supporting Alzheimer’s Society
September 2022 – Unipart people have a long history of raising money to support many local and national causes. And this year Unipart Group has invited colleagues, teams and sites around the world to come together as part of Unipart’s BIG Charity Challenge in a focus on engagement, having fun and raising money for charities
Data-driven energy saving at NHS Supply Chain Maidstone
July 2022 – Energy efficiency in the NHS Supply Chain is not only beneficial for the environment but essential to operational delivery. And following on from Energ-eyes Friday, a global event that encouraged all Unipart sites to brainstorm energy-saving ideas for their Unipart processes, and outside of work, NHS Supply Chain Maidstone assessed their systems
Digital capability the key to overcoming supply chain disruption
June 2022 – Reengineering processes and streamlining data are the keys to UK economic growth in the face of increasing supply chain disruption, according to Unipart Logistics Managing Director Ian Truesdale. Reacting to findings in the SAP report ‘Tomorrow’s Supply Chain: Disruption Around Every Corner’ in London on Wednesday (8 June), Ian Truesdale said greater
Unipart wins RoSPA health and safety treble
June 2021 – Unipart scooped two golds and sector winner in the RoSPA health and safety awards. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running health and safety industry awards.
Supply chain is vital link in the circular economy
In the war on waste and the battle to save the planet, creating a circular economy is vital, and supply chains play a key role in the process. That’s the view of leading supply chain experts who are developing state-of-the-art processes for managing the entire lifecycle of products to facilitate a circular economy. In the
Boeing contract seals record year for high-flying technology specialist
MetLase, which is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Unipart, has been announced as the tooling and fixture partner for the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer’s new Sheffield facility in a deal that will initially increase the workforce by 15%.
Unipart Manufacturing Group wins innovation award
Unipart Manufacturing Group, MetLase and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) beat a host of high profile organisations to secure the ‘Technology Innovation’ title at the Cotswold Life Engineering Manufacturing Innovation (EMI) Awards.
Racing champion revs up support for charity driving team
British Touring Car Championship star, Tom Ingram, who is sponsored by Unipart Autoparts, visited Unipart head office in Oxford on Tuesday to show support for a team of employees who are taking part in a 2000 mile trip for BEN, the automotive industry charity
Unipart Group scoops coveted wellbeing award at Responsible Business Awards
Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, was last night named the winner of the Bupa Wellbeing at work award in Business in the Community’s 2016 Responsible Business Awards held at the O2 in London
Unipart Manufacturing Group MD appointed as HRH The Prince of Wales’s Ambassador for Industrial Cadets
Six prominent industry leaders have been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors for the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace experience accreditation which assists the future skills supply to UK Industry, especially the manufacturing and engineering sectors.
Faster, better. cheaper – Unipart cuts rail repair stock by 95%, and improves performance
The natural reaction to being prepared for the unexpected is to over-stock, just in case. Unipart helped Balfour Beatty reduce stock by 95%, while also improving availability of stock and increasing delivery performance
John Neill, Unipart chairman and CEO explains how The Unipart Way is equally applicable in the public sector
Unipart teaches a business philosophy rooted in the efficient production methods of Japan's car industry. John Neill, its chairman and CEO tells Lawrie Holmes why this is equally applicable in the public sector
Lottery or certainty? Unipart launches new ad
When you win the lottery, you win big. Mostly, of course, you don’t win at all. The lottery is not a business model. Business needs certainty. The certain knowledge that an action will result in a predictable improvement in that most basic fundamental: productivity
Nurturing Engineering Talent Can Re- Energise Manufacturing
Technology is developing so fast it is changing how the automotive manufacturing industry does business. Companies are no longer just looking at developing factories around the world but creating joint ventures on British soil so they can respond quickly and adapt to these changes
AME is runner up in Guardian University Awards
The university developed a partnership with Unipart, a UK-based manufacturer operating in the automotive, oil and gas, aerospace and rail sectors, to address the UK’s manufacturing skills shortage and to accelerate the commercialisation of innovation and R&D
Watch and learn: what the NHS has got to learn from other industries says Health Service Journal
It’s all too easy to assume that working methods that are successful in other industries may not be applicable to healthcare but, just as with people skills, some systems are transferable, says Matthew Shelley in the HSJ
Productivity Pays – Unipart featured in CBI publication
At the strategic level, there are only three enduring sources of competitive advantage for a business: operational excellence, customer engagement and innovation,” says John Neill, founder and CEO of Unipart Group. “And all of those depend on growing and developing people.”
DAILY MAIL INTERVIEW: The ‘Unipart Way’ has saved the taxpayer £440million
If anyone had predicted, back in the 1987, that someone could take a bit of the old British Leyland and transform it into a world-leading company and a beacon of employee ownership, they would probably have been dismissed as mad.
Beyond the Numbers: A Practical Approach for Individuals, Managers and Executives
A new report -- “Employee Engagement Research Report: Beyond the Numbers: A Practical Approach for Individuals, Managers and Executives” -- indicates that there are large gaps in engagement between men and women in a number of countries