Banking on Industry 4.0 – Andrew Stark, Bank of Scotland

Andrew Stark leads the SME manufacturing team at Bank of Scotland. As an Area Director, Andrew works closely with the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service and Scottish Engineering. In this blog post he talks about the following: ‘With Industry 4.0 gathering force, events like the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service Conference create the opportunity for entrepreneurs to plan for success.’

Nick Shields, Director, Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service

Nick Shields Blogs on the need for increased investment innovation and visionary leadership to drive scotlands productivity.
Scotland’s wide-ranging manufacturing industry plays a central role in sustaining and growing our economy. It’s a broad church accommodating industries from chemicals to food & drink, textiles and shipbuilding.
Forty years ago the sector represented around 40% of the economy and accounted for around 30% of all employment.