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WMG is hosting a free one day workshop - "Smart Manufacturing" on Thursday 10th December for manufacturers across the UK.
The workshop will provide fresh perspectives on how new technologies and capabilities can help your business become more productive.
Sessions will cover:
-Additive Layer Manufacturing (3D printing) to reduce tooling time and to speed up the product development process
- Smarter Factories, highlighting how manufacturers can use low cost sensors and electronics to capture data from their shop floor to highlight inefficiencies and better monitor equipment performance
-Factory Assessments, how to better assess the performance of your factory from a customer perspective
At the event, manufacturers will also discover how to benefit from further funded support at WMG. WMG supports over 60 manufactures with resource and equipment for specific innovation projects each year.
Simpact Engineering Ltd have been working with WMG's SME group for over three years. Most recently collaborating on the design and prototyping of a new Simpact product - a unique lighting system for high speed photography, which is used in all sorts of impact testing, from automotive crash testing to ballistic trials for armour.
Through the relationship with WMG, Simpact have been able to develop a number of new products and materials to commercialise and sell to a range of industries. The work carried out for Simpacts new lighting products has greatly reduced the tooling cost for the finished part. Since starting work with WMG, the company has doubled in size, employing three new people.