SMMT Open Forum

Industry Forum will be attending SMMT’s Open Forum which brings together 300 delegates for a day of presentations, knowledge sharing and discussion. The events offer excellent networking opportunities with leading senior figures from the automotive industry, focusing on opportunities in the UK’s automotive supply chain, with experts and key decision makers speaking on a variety of… Read more »

NAA Business Awards 2018 – People and Skills

Industry Forum is a proud sponsor of the Northern Automotive Alliance Business Awards & Networking Dinner – People & Skills award  Category: NAA People & Skills Award Sponsor: SMMT Industry Forum  Open to: All SMEs  Established in 1996 by British government, the SMMT and vehicle manufactures, Industry Forum exists to improve both performance and competitiveness in UK… Read more »

Breakfast Briefing: Successful Strategies for Small and Medium Manufacturers

When: 08:30 – 10:00 Wednesday 30th May, light breakfast, teas and coffees served from 08:00 Where: SMMT Industry Forum, 2680 Kings Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7YE (see maps) Price: Complimentary Availability: Limited to 20 places maximum, first come first served basis Overview This informal breakfast briefing event is designed to benefit small and… Read more »

Improving Manufacturing Productivity Workshop

Toyota and SMMT Industry Forum to co-host one-day workshop, free-of-charge for senior executives, to examine ways of improving UK manufacturing productivity Manufacturing businesses in sectors such as aerospace, nuclear and medical devices are invited to attend a workshop that will give a rare insight into methods proven by the automotive industry to improve productivity. The… Read more »

New Product Introduction – The bridge between business strategy and manufacturing operations

For almost any manufacturer, accelerating the time‐to‐market of New Product Introduction (NPI) is a key strategic imperative within the constantly changing nature of today’s market environments. Aspirational growth targets are fundamental to future business strategy and a large part of achieving this growth will involve the introduction of new opportunities and new products into the… Read more »

Industry Forum at the SMMT’s Regional Forum

Industry Forum were proud to participate in the SMMT’s inaugural Regional Forum, which took place at the Bolton Whites Hotel, The Macron Stadium (Bolton Wanderers Football Club) on Thursday 23rd November 2017. The Forum was organised as part of SMMT’s commitment to support all of its member’s right across the UK and was opened by… Read more »

Competitiveness and Productivity Solution for the UK Automotive Supply Chain

The UK’s automotive industry is ready to deliver a new supply chain competitiveness and productivity solution following Government’s Industrial Strategy white paper. Automotive industry has co-developed a new programme that will boost the competitiveness and productivity of the UKs advanced manufacturing supply chain. In response to the launch of the Industrial Strategy white paper by… Read more »

Industry Forum Sponsors NAA’s People & Skills Award

The Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards, which showcase the successes of vehicle manufacturers, supply chain companies and service providers in the region, took place in Cheshire on 9th November 2017. Ian Constance, CEO, Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC UK), gave a keynote speech to the audience of over 270 members of the northern and national… Read more »