9am - 10amMichaela Kiernan from STFC will be presenting about CW4.0. CW4.0 enables SMEs in the Cheshire and Warrington adopt Industry 4.0 technologies, to develop smarter processes and products. As a partner, you can access fully funded STFC technical expertise from additive manufacturing to big data and AI solutions.Allen Camm from Made Smarter will be presenting on "The challenging world of chemical manufacturing - How can digital technologies make it easier?" plus their recently published guide https://www.madesmarter.uk/resources/guide-the-challenging-world-of-chemical-manufacturing/Steve Farnworth from ITAC will briefly introduce ITAC and discuss how they mix together the ingredients to create “Great Chemistry”. This is not only in terms of the formulations they design and manufacture, but also the successful partnerships that develop between ITAC and individuals/teams within the many sectors that they serve. This will lead on to “the ITAC Effect”, and the value they provide through the product capabilities, properties, and performance that their adhesives and coatings formulations enable. Matt Calveley from ProDecon will provide an introduction to the company, its services and how their solutions are helping industrial clients overcome process challenges through bespoke industrial cleaning solutions to maximise profitable performance across critical assets.
Scott Jennings from Dron & Dickson will be discussing the opening of their new Northwest branch, hazardous area technical excellence and solutions to reduce plant / site carbon footprint by reducing energy consumption.