Manufacturing is changing and there are many words that may come to mind: Transformational Technology, Manufacturing Innovation, Internet of Things, Smart Factory.
To make the most of the ever-sophisticated technology and processes then your business needs to understand what will work best in your business and how you can plan for these changes.
Will increased data analytics allow you to reduce downtime with predictive maintenance? Will digital transformation help you to achieve innovation? Will new skills be needed?
Businesses are at different stages of embracing new technology. There are two initiatives in the area to assist manufacturers, whatever stage of the journey they are at. There’s also support available to help with recruitment and planning for the workforce of the future.
Find out how the region’s different programmes can help take your manufacturing business forward at one of our local events.