Manufacturing Forum – Visit to Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) Coventry

10th March 2020 @ 07:30,

Wirral Chamber of Commerce are delighted to be partnering with The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to offer our Manufacturing businesses the chance to visit the amazing facilities at MTC Coventry.

We will be putting on transport from Egerton House, Tower Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1FN at 7:30am with us arriving at MTC in Coventry for 10:30am. And will be leaving at 2.30pm arrive back in Birkenhead for about 5pm.

The purpose of the visit: -

Gain a thorough knowledge of latest technologies including digital technologies applicable to your business, see the equipment in action and discuss with independent engineers how to use these latest technologies.

  • Tour of the workshop area, a football pitch sized facility housing the latest manufacturing technologies including Additive Manufacturing, Robotics and Cobotics, lasers, advanced fixture and jigs.

You can understand how this level of technology is applicable to your size of business.

The MTC focuses on supporting all sizes of companies so SME sized businesses can discuss their needs with independent engineers.

Please see attached link to the corporate video which explains fully what MTC do and see the facilities you will be visiting - http://www.the-mtc.org/

  • The visit will particularly focus on the work MTC Liverpool office, with support from MTC Coventry, is doing for the Liverpool City Region around creating a Digital Manufacturing Accelerator and a Rapid Reconfigurable Factory Environment.

Understand how you can be part of the supply chain for Factory in a Box type technologies, business opportunities from the work MTC Liverpool’s new facility will be focusing on.

On board the coach will be engineers and project managers involved with delivery of the MTC Liverpool City Region projects and you can discuss directly with them business opportunities and how to get involved.

  • See the Factory in a Box demonstrator
  • Some information about Factory in a Box

A Factory in a Box (FIAB) is a rapidly deployable, remotely managed, modular manufacturing supply chain network enabled by industrial digital technologies.

FIAB manufacture is a rapid route to market for products with a faster ROI on its manufacturing innovation and new disruptive business models for the supply chain.

The MTC, in collaboration with partners in industry and academia, have built FIAB demonstrators to showcase how FIAB manufacture and industrial digital technologies will transform your manufacturing and supply chain in the future.

This link is for the dedicated web site which explains more about Factory in a Box: https://smartmanufacturingaccelerator.co.uk/what-is-factory-in-a-box/

  • Surgeries will be run on the day if companies have specific needs e.g. how to work with MTC in our new Digital Manufacturing Accelerator and Rapid Reconfigurable Factory Environment test bed at MTC Liverpool.
 
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