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Smart Manufacturing Showcase - Making Sense of Advancing Technologies

Event details
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
10:00 am – 16:00 pm
Showcasing the cutting edge in advanced manufacturing.


This not to be missed event aims to simplify Industry 4.0 with real life examples of companies adopting new technology or approaches that have revolutionised their business. The morning features presentations and case studies to set the scene for what is possible featuring examples for pioneering end-to-end solutions, digital approaches in cob construction, enhanced machinery control, supply chain intelligence and robotics.


The afternoon features practical demonstrations showing a wealth of companies adopting or supporting Industry 4.0 with their expertise and technology from virtual reality to smart manufacturing including the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre truck (AMRC, part of the UK High value manufacturing catapult).




10:00 – Registration to main event and networking

10:30 – Digitally enabling the growth of the AM industry through Industry 4.0 one powder particle at a time – Nick Weeks, LPW

11:00 – New Business Opportunities with the 4th Industrial Revolution – Rab Scott, AMRC

11:30 – Reviving traditional cob construction through the use of digital fabrication techniques – Dr Aikaterini Chatzivasileiadi, Cardiff University


12:00 – Case studies for Industrial Revolution in Practice


2.Value Chain

3.CNC Robotics


12:30 – LUNCH & open visit to roadshows networking

13:30 – Structured roadshow sessions and Interactive demos

16:30 – Close of event

For more information about this event please contact our sector lead
Louise Jones
Knowledge Transfer Manager, Additive Manufacturing