“Events, dear boy”: Why Businesses Need to Adapt Through Change

The British Prime Minister, Harold MacMillan was once asked by a journalist what the biggest influences were during his time in No. 10. “Events, dear boy, events”, was his simple response. The point that MacMillan was making was that whatever plans, policies, and strategies you have in place, things will happen which cannot be foreseen. […]

Meet Our New Robots

Less than 200 miles north of ENL Group’s Slovakian factory lies a small Czech village called Malé Svatoňovice. This village, of 1500 people, is the birthplace of a Czech science-fiction writer called Karel Čapek. You may not instantly recognise the name, but it was Čapek who first introduced the word “robot” to the world, in […]

Innovation: A Proud British Tradition

If we said the word ‘innovation’, what image immediately springs into your mind? Maybe it is a contemporary tech titan like Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, or perhaps you think of a modern-day company which has disrupted how we live our everyday lives, – an Amazon or an Uber. This is often how people view […]

It’s Coming Home: What Lessons Can Euro 2020 Teach UK Business?

This summer sees the return of the major international sporting events that were delayed due to the COVID pandemic. It feels like a much-needed moment of celebration and national unity. In homes all over mainland United Kingdom, from London, to Cardiff to Glasgow, people will be tuning in to cheer on young heroes who are […]

Is Plastic Fantastic?

Plastic has found its way into every single corner of our lives. In your home, at work, or in your car you are surrounded by plastics. Even the clothes you are wearing right now may contain plastic. If you are taken ill and go to hospital, the equipment that makes you better is likely to […]

The Sustainability Challenge For Plastic Manufacturers

Plastic recycling

At ENL Group, operating in injection moulding and blow moulding, we are committed to being a sector leader when it comes to sustainable business practices. Within the company, much of this work is led by Zofia Furczyk, a Project Supervisor and the ‘Environmental Champion’ for the company.  Zofia is passionate about helping UK and European manufacturing […]

Automating Your Manufacturing: How Sharp is Your Axe?

Robotics Manufacturing

Abraham Lincoln once famously said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” What Abe realised was, if you invest time and resources in the right tools to do the job, then the long-term benefits will more than compensate you for that effort. It’s easy to relate […]

Sparking a Vehicle Revolution: The Rise and Rise of Electric Cars

The Rise and Rise of EV

Spare a thought for the poor car industry. As a sector it has had a lot to deal with over the last few years. There have been well-publicised scandals on emissions, increased robust regulatory and legislative approaches by governments to reducing emissions, uncertainty caused by Brexit and the general economic impact of COVID, which has […]