Manufacturing Connect 4IR Carl Zeiss | EEF

Manufacturing Connect at Carl Zeiss - Be Business Ready: the 4th Industrial Revolution

Our Manufacturing Connect events are hosted at manufacturers' facilities and include a factory tour, enabling best practice and information sharing with your peers. Our upcoming event will help get you future fit for the next industrial revolution. Discover what 4IR is and the benefits it will bring, plus improvement solutions you can adopt now for greater productivity and sustainable growth.

What you will take away from this event:

  • Latest insights into the challenges and benefits of 4IR
  • Discover business transformation programmes to get you future fit
  • Opportunities to network and solve problems together
  • A Lean Benchmark report to help focus your improvements for maximum value

Who should attend?

  • Small/medium companies: MD, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, HR/Change and Continuous Improvement Managers/Directors
  • Those with responsibility for business growth and business development
  • EEF members and non-members

Attend if...

  • You are responsible for creating and deploying a strategy which focuses on profitable business growth
  • You are struggling to sustain the initial gains of your continuous improvement programme
  • You are unsure where to start to get your business ready for the next industrial revolution


Bob Taylor, Managing Director for Carl Zeiss


Martin Strutt, Consultancy Director for EEF



9.30 Arrive, registration, tea & coffee and networking 
10:00 Welcome and introduction, EEF Regional Director 
10:10 EEF's Martin Strutt - Overview of what 4IR means to manufacturers and how to prepare for it
10:45 Carl Zeiss, Bob Taylor, Managing Director - the beginning of the 4IR journey 
11:00 Coffee break 
11:15 Panel discussion and audience debate on key issues 
11:45 Factory tour 
12:30  Lunch and networking 
13:00 Close 

EEF will not normally refuse entry to events, however it is our policy not to admit competitors of EEF or our host facility into Manufacturing Connect events.

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