21 aug 19

The UK's Future in Energy

Whilst eagerly awaiting the new industrial strategy proposed the recently appointed Angela Leadsom (Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), we take a look back on work by her predecessor, Andrew Stephenson.

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16 aug 19

Our Greatest Manufacturing Challenge Yet?

The extensive brief was to provide a floodlight system, comprehensive enough to control and master the light in outdoor stadiums, lightweight and robust enough to be mounted on a 15m high mast, with the environmental impact taken into account.

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12 jun 19

Prototype Not Required

Its early doors for your new product and you want to share the vision with a wider audience. A prototype would be amazing but is it the best way forward?

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06 jun 19

How to survive Trump tariffs

Trump’s latest threat to slap still more tariffs in July, means that virtually ALL imports to the US will be covered. Can companies keep manufacturing in China, ride out Storm Trump and be in the driving seat when China becomes viable again?

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03 apr 19

World Food Winner

“Best Drink Concept Award” at World Food Innovation Awards 2019 has been won by CAPtivate; a neat little device that fits onto a regular water bottle and adds flavour as you drink.

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01 apr 19

Our People: Meet Dan Phillips

"The diversity here at 3fD is amazing. We’re always exposed to different industries and have had the joy of developing products for high-end consumer electronics to rough and ready agricultural equipment. It’s difficult to get bored."


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