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Bullet Point 1: Impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK (Automotive)

Definitions: Key Theory:
Automation ­ The use of machinery to replace human Main reasons for using technology:
labour. Modern, lean production techniques emphasis the Improve products Increase competitiveness and / or
need for flexible automation, using…

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laser sintering technology and lowering the overall
cost of manufacturing by 3D printer .








How has technological advancements changed over time? What is the impact on this industry?

Technology has changed a lot over time. The manual labour of creating a car has decreased. Leading to cars in 2015
being…

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Bullet Point 1: Impact of technological change on businesses manufacturing in the UK (Textiles/Fashion)

Definitions: Key Theory:
Automation ­ The use of machinery to replace human Technological progress has occurred in areas such as
labour. Modern, lean production techniques emphasis the lowcarbon, biotechnology, nanotechnology, digital
need for flexible automation, using…

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How has technological advancements changed over time? What is the impact on this industry?



Key Evaluation points and depends upon factors:



To what extent do you think that investment in new technologies inevitably increases the international competitiveness of
businesses manufacturing in the UK?






Bullet Point 1: Impact of technological change…

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The world's population is expected to exceed nine billion
UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation has warned that
by 2050 food production must be increased by 70 per cent












How has technological advancements changed over time? What is the impact on this industry?



Key Evaluation points and depends upon factors:





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