Inspiration through Innovation - Best Practice Event at Seco Tools

This free best practice event will help those involved in making or using machine tools to understand the implications and applications of Industry 4.0 within their business

“The World is changing, and it’s changing fast.”

You are invited to attend Inspiriation through innovation at Seco Tools, Warwickshire.

Seco Tools will demonstrate the possibilities opened up to machine tool users by Industry 4.0 – integrating digital technologies in physical production processes.

EEF’s Consultancy Director, Martin Strutt will give a talk on Industry 4.0, and there will be a number of machining demonstrations by Seco Tools’ partners and customers. Other seminars will address process quality in machining techniques and how to make use of the vast amounts of data that can be captured with modern metrology.

Who should attend?

  • Engineering and Manufacturing organisations located in the Midlands
  • MDs, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Product Design Managers/Directors
  • EEF Members and Non-Members

Why attend?

  • Understand the applications of Industry 4.0 on your machining operations
  • Hear more generally about the use of Big Data in industry
  • Network with similar organisations and find solutions to tooling problems

Speakers

  • Martin Strutt, EEF Consultancy Director
  • Patrick De Vos, Seco Tools Corporate Technical Education Manager and global STEP expert
  • Mike Fleming, Seco Tools - Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Alain Freyermuth, Seco Tools - R&D and Drawing Office Manager
  • TBC, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

Programme

  DAY 1 - Wednesday 21 September 2016
09:30 Arrival and refreshments 
10:00

Seminar 1 - What does Industry 4.0 mean to you?

Martin Strutt, EEF Consultancy Director

10:30  Demonstrations / refreshments 
11:30

Seminar 2 -  How to assure process quality in machining

Patrick de Vos, Seco Tools

12:15  Complimentary BBQ lunch / networking 
13:30 

Seminar 3 - Service Innovation

Mike Fleming, Seco Tools

14:00  Demonstrations / refreshments 
15:00 

Seminar 4 - Mechatronics in Industry 4.0

Alain Freyermuth, Seco Tools

15:30 Demonstrations / refreshments 
17:00

Late night opening

Includes complimentary curry and refreshments

  DAY 2 - Thursday 22 September 2016
09:30  Arrival and refreshments 
10:00

Seminar 1 - What does Industry 4.0 mean to you?

Martin Strutt, EEF Consultancy Director

10:30  Demonstrations / refreshments 
11:30 

Seminar 2 - State of the Art Models in Machining Techniques

Patrick de Vos, Seco Tools

12:15 Complimentary BBQ lunch / networking
13:30

Seminar 3 - Mechatronics in Industry 4.

Alain Freyermuth, Seco Tools

14:00 Demonstrations / refreshments
15:00

Seminar 4 - from Sensor to Cloud; Getting value from manufacturing process data

Presenter, AMRC

15:30 Demonstrations / refreshments

 

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