Supply Chain UK – Future Factory Series event

Transparency, visibility, social corporate responsibility- these are all buzz words when we talk about supply chain. This conference will look at how we can implement a clear tier system to avoid disasters like the fall of the Bangladesh factory to the horse meat scandal to the current recall of Aston Martin cars.

This conference will give you the knowledge to implement a high functioning, lean and CSR compliant supply chain.

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ERP Connect

For three years The Manufacturer magazine’s ERP Connect has changed the way UK manufacturers approach software selection by minimising the overall time and effort involved in qualifying potential Enterprise Software vendors. This unique event offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you and your team to see the best Enterprise Software Solutions in the world all in one place, all at the same time.

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3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing – Future Factory Series event

The conference will provide delegates with the knowledge and expertise needed to innovate, develop and enable business growth through the use of additive manufacturing processes and the latest 3D printing technologies. The event will advise manufacturers on the latest developments in the sector, services available from additive manufacturers and 3D printers for innovation projects and how to seek consultative support. It will also consult on how engineering firms can grow their service offering by becoming additive manufacturers while addressing the barriers companies currently face.

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Manufacturing Innovation – Future Factory Series Event

The Innovation conference will provide delegates with examples of the latest innovations being utilised at manufacturing plants and how they are being employed to deliver exciting new products as well as efficiency and quality improvements.

The event will have a strong focus on case study examples of companies using the latest technologies with topics likely to include design, automation, data, software, facility design, processing technologies, materials and more. Attendees will be able to identify how to begin implementing similar innovations within their company.

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5th Annual LMJ European Conference 2014

This year’s 5th Annual Lean Management Journal European Conference will again feature a cutting edge seminar programme designed to challenge the most experienced lean practitioner.

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Flexible Workforce – Future Factory Series event

Building on the continued success of the previous Flexible Workforce conferences, the 2014 iteration will provide practical opportunities for the manufacturing industry to gain knowledge and discuss how best to create an engaged and flexible workforce.

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Energy Management – Future Factory Series event

Volatile energy costs, security of supply and environmental responsibility has required many UK manufacturers to create and implement integrated strategies that focus on energy procurement, efficiency and security. The fifth Future Factory Conference of 2014 will provide delegates with the knowledge and expertise in developing their own successful energy strategy.

Building on the success of last year’s event the 2014 iteration of Energy Management will provide practical opportunities for manufacturers to learn from industry experts, academics and government officials to gain insight into manufacturing best practice.

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Manufacturing Sustainability – Future Factory Series event

This conference addresses the huge challenge of combining innovative ideas regarding the design and manufacture of materials and products with sustainable processes and technologies, whilst ultimately conserving natural resources for future generations and reducing costs.

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The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2014 – Submit Your Entry

The Manufacturer of the Year Awards is dedicated to recognising and celebrating industry achievement and highlighting the diversity and strength of UK manufacturing. The awards aim to spread best practice, inspire others and show the important role UK manufacturing plays in today’s economy.

Showcase your achievements and earn industry-wide recognition for you, your employees and your business.

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    As the thought-provoking articles and case studies in this report demonstrate, selecting and implementing an ERP system is no light matter. Make the right decision though, and ERP can be truly transformative. Especially for smaller and midmarket manufacturers where

  • Annual Manufacturing Report 2014

    The Annual Manufacturing Report 2014 surveyed 182 UK manufacturers in Q4 2013 across five key areas: Economy, policy and risk; Finance; Automation; Skills; and ICT. The Report (AMR) was researched by The Manufacturer magazine and

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