After a deep recession in which the economy shrunk by 6%, a manufacturing-led recovery, largely driven by exports, has helped drive a year of good economic news.
Hear from industrial gear specialist, David Brown Gear Systems Ltd about how it reorganised its business into a ‘network organisation’, leveraging its core expertise and skills base, to take advantage of growth in emerging markets and green technologies.
We’ll be sharing with you the latest findings of our new report ‘The Shape of British Industry’ and you’ll be able to get connected with export and investment advice and support.
This event also includes a factory tour.
10:00 Registration, tea & coffee and networking
10:20 Welcome and introduction, Andy Tuscher Region Director, EEF
10:30 David Brown Gear Systems Ltd Case study – Steve Botterill and Tony Allison
11:00 The Shape of British Industry – key export and investment challenges and
opportunities for manufacturers - Jeegar Kakkad, Senior Economist EEF
11:30 Panel discussion and audience debate on key issues
12:00 Lunch and networking
12:30 Factory Tour