ANNOUNCEMENT: Delivery of new flagship SC21 Competitiveness and Growth £10m supply chain programme will be supported by SMMT Industry Forum

SMMT Industry Forum is proud to support the new government-backed programme to improve UK manufacturing competitiveness and productivity. The £10 million programme aims to help make the UK’s aerospace manufacturing supply chain more competitive and was launched by new Business and Industry Minister, Andrew Stephenson during a recent visit to MEP in Aylesford, Kent. SMMT… Read more »

New Product introduction courses offer

Celebrate the launch of our new product introduction courses with an early bird discount Industry Forum has launched a new set of courses, perfect for anyone involved in implementing, managing or directing new product launch in an organisation. To celebrate the launch, we are offering 15% early bird discount for one place booked or 25%… Read more »

Industry Forum hosting two training sessions at Automechanika Birmingham

Industry Forum has announced two training sessions that will take place at Automechanika Birmingham in June, intended for those in the industry who want understand more about best practice in supply chain and manufacturing. Supply Chain Management 10am-12pm, 5 June 2019 This session will give attendees a general understanding of the fundamentals of supply chain… Read more »

Delivery of new flagship automotive supply chain programme, launched by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, will be supported by SMMT Industry Forum

New government-backed programme to improve UK manufacturing competitiveness and productivity is open for business; new “NMCL” approach has been successfully piloted by companies in the North West of England. Birmingham – 9/4/19 – A £16 million programme to help make the UK’s advanced automotive manufacturing supply chain more competitive was launched by Business  Secretary, Greg… Read more »

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 »

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 »