The Manufacturer

How can manufacturers benefit from the housebuilding revolution?

How can manufacturers benefit from the housebuilding revolution?

The revolution currently gripping the housebuilding industry holds great promise for manufacturers, as Nick Peters reports.

 

Can there ever have been an industrial sector so ripe for disruption as construction? If, in the early 21st century you were asked to come up with a model for building houses, the current one is the last you would select.

 

Building on site, with mainly contract labour, subject to the vagaries of the British weather, using tools which would mostly be at home in the 1950s, and ad hoc supply systems that barely qualify for the word chain.

 

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