Have you started your Industry 4.0 journey yet?
If you’re a not yet, that maybe fine for now, but when do you intend to begin? As the rate of adoption of new technologies starts to accelerate you don’t want to be left behind, but you also don’t want to be throwing money at expensive digital solutions that you don’t understand or that may not bring any benefit.
Local SME manufacturing businesses in the area are embracing new technologies and seeing tangible benefits to their performance. Want to how other business leaders like you are approaching Industry 4.0? They will be sharing the benefits and pit falls at the Manufacturers Alliance Annual Conference on 9th May.
"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." – Charles Darwin
We have seen more change in the last 20 years than the past 200 years. Technology is changing, markets are changing, the global economy is changing, products are changing and customer needs are changing. If we stand still in today’s climate, we go backwards, so we need a constant drive for growth and improvement.
On 6th June 2019, the Manufacturers Alliance will be launching the first of a series of free taster sessions for ambitious manufacturing leaders based in Merseyside. This will be the 7th peer to peer support group run by the Manufacturers Alliance in the North, with 6 other groups based across Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire.
The aim of this new peer support group will be focused on the collaborative growth and continuous improvement of manufacturing businesses based in the Merseyside area. Non competing business leaders openly sharing best practice each month. Manufacturers supporting other manufacturers. […]
On 10th – 11th May 2019 Manchester will host the Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo for the 3rd time. The event is the largest in the UK to support businesses on their industrial digitisation journey. The Manufacturers Alliance will be exhibiting on Stand E5 and will be looking to engage with SME manufacturing leaders that are[…]
Specialist heating company Heatrod Elements has successfully completed a £500K move to a brand-new manufacturing facility at Top Deck Industrial Estate in Bolton; a move which will accommodate the company’s ambitious plans for the future. With a drive for continued sales growth the move to new premises will play an integral part in Heatrod’s plans[…]
Due to our continued growth and success we are launching 3 new peer support groups for ambitious manufacturing leaders of small and medium sized businesses. This will be in addition to our 6 groups we already have based in the North West.