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Industry Forum proudly sponsor The Manufacturer Supply Chain Excellence Award 2014

March 28th, 2014

Industry Forum is proud to announce that it is the official sponsor of The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2014 in Supply Chain Excellence. Entry for this year’s awards will open on 20th March 2014 with contenders expected to enter by the deadline date of 31st July 2014. A panel of judges will be drawn …more

SMMT Industry Forum to challenge JCB Academy students

March 27th, 2014

Business improvement solutions provider SMMT Industry Forum is partnering up with  the JCB Academy on an exciting engineering challenge for students. Taking place at Industry Forum’s Birmingham offices on Tuesday 8 April, the Automotive Challenge will see 36 JCB Academy students design, build and launch a 1:6 scale vehicle made from a selected range of …more

SMMT invited to speak at the JIPM Award ceremony 2014

March 13th, 2014

Paul Hardiman from SMMT Industry Forum was invited to speak at the JIPM TPM awards ceremony in Japan on the 13th March 2014. Paul, representing SMMT IF as one of the 6 JIPM Associate Agencies, was the only non-Japanese TPM Assessor present at the awards. He was invited on stage with the other 24 Japanese …more

Assess the risks in your logistics operation using MMOG-LE

October 17th, 2013

Are you looking to grow your business? Do you want to identify key improvement areas of your business before your customers do? Are you aware that some leading vehicle manufacturers mandate MMOG-LE on their suppliers? Find out the implication of MMOG-LE on your business What is MMOG-LE? The Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) defines …more

Industry Forum guest speaker at QAD EMEA Customer Conference

October 15th, 2013

Industry Forum Chief Executive Dr Chris Owen was invited as guest speaker to the the QAD EMEA Customer Conference where he spoke about Change Management and the common issues that were faced with implementing a change programme. The customer conference, which was situated in the stunning Weston Park country house, allowed existing QAD customers to …more

Industry Forum appointed as ‘First provider’ for the Aerospace & Civil Nuclear Sharing In Growth programmes

October 1st, 2013

SMMT Industry Forum is proud to have been selected as one of the delivery partners for the innovative and ambitious Sharing in Growth programmes in the Aerospace and Civil Nuclear sectors. Both of these programmes will raise the capability of progressive UK Aerospace and Civil Nuclear suppliers so that they can take full advantage of …more

Plant & Asset Management Show 2014 – NEC, Birmingham

October 1st, 2013

      Industry Forum will be exhibiting at the Plant & Asset Management Show 2014 8th – 10th April. Come and visit us on Stand P632 to see how we can use Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) to help your business eliminate ALL of its losses! On hand will be a qualified JIPM TPM Assessor who can help …more

ISO/TS16949 Scheme Update Seminar

September 10th, 2013

Make sure that your company is up to date on the latest changes. Industry Forum will be holding a 1 day ISO/TS16949  Scheme Update Seminar on the 17th December 2013. Seminar Overview An opportunity to get an update on developments with the ISO/TS16949 scheme from the only UK approved IATF training provider, SMMT Industry Forum. …more

Total Productive Maintenance Seminar

September 9th, 2013

Industry Forum will be holding a Total Productive Maintenance Seminar on 5th December 2013 at the Industry Forum Learning Centre, Birmingham, UK. Seminar Overview The Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) approach to TPM Focus on zero accidents, zero breakdowns and zero defects Case study from an international organisation How to start TPM implementation Opportunities …more

Total Productive Maintenance Seminar

July 8th, 2013

Industry Forum will be holding a Total Productive Maintenance Seminar on 2nd September 2013 at the Industry Forum Learning Centre, Birmingham, UK. Seminar Overview The Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) approach to TPM Focus on zero accidents, zero breakdowns and zero defects Case study from an international organisation How to start TPM implementation Opportunities …more