We make sugru in our own factory here in East London, and we're really proud of that. I believe that making things is important not only for the stability of our economy, but for our fulfillment, pride and happiness as a society. It used to be difficult to start a manufacturing business - and it still is, believe me! - but at the end of the day, it's never been easier. Two new books explore why - Peter Marsh's The New Industrial Revolution and Chris Anderson's latest book Makers. Both show how new digital manufacturing technologies, combined with access to global markets online are causing a revolution for entrepreneurs, and potentially, for the manufacturing sector.
Our experience here at sugru fits exactly into this generation of companies, so we're super excited that Chris Anderson will be exploring this topic on wednesday evening at Intelligence Squared here in London:
There are only a few tickets left so get them while you can!