Smart Manufacturing: Tools and Technologies to boost Productivity

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Thursday, 10 December, 2015 - 08:30 to 18:00

Smart Manufacturing: Tools and Technologies to boost Productivity



International Institute for Product and Service Innovation (IIPSI), Warwick Manufacturing Group
University of Warwick Coventry, CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

The SME Group at WMG, University of Warwick are hosting a one day conference/workshop programme to help SME manufacturers* better understand how technology can be used to boost productivity and output.   

Why should you attend?

  • Learn how to reduce time in your product development process
  • Make your manufacturing process more efficient
  • Develop Smarter/Internet connected products 

  • Learn how to monitor and track activity on your shop floor cheaply and effectively 
  • Opportunity to reduce product defects
  • Access a toolkit to assess your own/suppliers’ manufacturing performance

Sessions will cover:

- Additive Layer Manufacturing (3D printing) to reduce tooling time, and speed up the product development process

- Smart Factories, highlighting how manufacturers can use low cost sensors and electronics to capture data from their shop floor to highlight inefficiencies and better monitor equipment performance

- Factory Assessments, how to better assess the performance of your factory from a customer perspective

*This event is for UK SMEs in the manufacturing supply chain. If you are a business operating in another sector or a larger organisation please email us to secure a place. 

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