Introducing an exciting new Factory Tour experience…

With the new-look Manufacturing Management comes Experience Days, a best-practice learning experience brought to you by Manufacturing Management’s editorial team.

We have teamed up with EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, to offer an extended offering to our world-class Factory Tour programme. As well as a chance to see behind-the-scenes at some of the UK’s leading manufacturing sites, including Aston Martin, Fujifilm and Siemens, an EEF representative will be on-hand to deliver a themed presentation to reinforce the message and learning experience of the day.

Check back here regularly to see the latest Experience Days and book your place.



CHANGE OF DATE: City Technology, Wednesday 14 August 2018

Walton Rd, Portsmouth PO6 1SZ

Visit the Portsmouth site of former BFA winner, City Technology to discover how visual management and an empowered workforce combine to create a factory at the cutting edge of its sector. Since being acquired by global industrial giant Honeywell in 2006, the site now produces 1.6 million gas sensors annually. A processed workflow is vital to ensuring the production quality of safety-critical products, and delegates will see first-hand how the site goes about this. An EEF representative will also provide a presentation and workshop to offer tips to how you can employ visual management on your site.

Agenda:

10.00 – arrival
10.15 – Welcome and introductions
10.30 – City Technology presentation
11.15 – coffee break
11.30 – EEF presentation
12.15 – Lunch
13.00 – Safety briefing and Tour begins
14.30 – EEF Workshop
15.15 – Q&A and Round-Up
15.30 – depart

Price is £250 per person (ex VAT) and a group booking discount is available.

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CHANGE OF DATE: Siemens Digital Factory, 20 November 2018

Varey Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1PH

Discover the potential of Industry 4.0 at Siemens’ award-winning Congleton plant, in association with Manufacturing Management and EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.

The plant is at the cutting edge of Siemens’ unique ‘North Star’ vision and uses virtual technology, including a futuristic 3D cave, to stand out as one of the true pioneers of factory design today. The site puts continuous improvement at the heart of everything it does, driven by tough shareholder demands to deliver a 5.5% year-on-year price reduction.

Delegates on the tour will see how the factory is harnessing the latest technologies to deliver on its CI goals – with 6% year-on-year productivity gains and an 85% employee engagement rate – and how Industry 4.0 can help grow productivity and profit in your site.

Agenda:

10.00 – arrival
10.15 – Welcome and introductions
10.30 – Siemens presentation
11.15 – coffee break
11.30 – EEF presentation
12.15 – Lunch
13.00 – Safety briefing and Tour begins
14.30 – EEF Workshop
15.15 – Q&A and Round-Up
15.30 – depart

Price is £295 per person (ex VAT) and a group booking discount is available.

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