SMAS: swapping old for new to gain efficiencies

UK Manufacturing is very different – and in many ways far more exciting – than many people outside industry perceive - industrial strategy.
It’s been two years since the last SMAS conference in 2014, however this year’s event - relocating to the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld – promises to be even bigger and better, says Nick Shields – director of the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) at Scottish Enterprise.