Succession Planning & the Skills Mix for Manufacturers event is focusing on two key themes regarding the future of manufacturing are access to appropriate technology and how to develop a team with the appropriate skills to meet the current and future needs of the business – including team members who have grown up with advanced technology and want to use it to drive innovation and product ability improvements within businesses.
Hear from a range of speakers about how they have addressed the skills challenge and from a range of skills/training providers and how they can help.
The event will be held in collaboration with The Skills Service, which is part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. Parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from 17:15 onwards and complimentary food and drink will also be available.
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) established a Northern hub with the aim of supporting regional manufacturing SMEs to help them to achieve their full potential to become competitive within a challenging worldwide market. NPL will offer its extensive expertise in measurement and product verification related services to help SME Manufacturers to identify appropriate validation methods within their business with the aim of increasing efficiency, reducing waste and improving product quality.
The NPL Manufacturer Measurement Network has been created to make this process as simple and seamless as possible – with two levels of membership available. The aim of the Network is to enable the members to benefit from NPL’s expertise with the view of optimising productivity and increasing confidence in their products, keeping their businesses at the forefront of measurement and validation technology.