Manufacturing Network

This community has been established to represent professional engineers, technologists, and applied scientists of all disciplines who have interests in the principles and practices of manufacturing.

 In these pages you will find links to articles on the latest developments in the field, write ups about past visits/lectures and much more.




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Automated Britain

Automated Britain was a joint conference held on 6 March 2012 between GAMBICA and Intellect, and supported by the IET, to promote automation as a key factor in growing the UK economy.

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Engineering innovation and automation for a sustainable food industry

The presentations looked at the design and installation of extensive state of the art automation lines and discussed vital issues for achieving a paradigm shift to advanced manufacturing procedures within the industry.

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Made in Britain - Premium Automotive Manufacturing for a Global Market

Watch an exclusive interview with Dr Ralf Speth as he examined Jaguar-Landrover's role as a centre for leading design and engineering.

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Sustainable Manufacturing Symposium

View presentations from the Sustainable Manufacturing Symposium to increase your awareness and provide you with practical insights into the manufacturing community.

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Technical visit to Michelin Tyres

The Manufacturing Technical Network held a lecture and technical visit to the Michelin Tyre factory on Tuesday 10 April 2012.

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Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations seminar

Get an overview of the WEEE Regulations and view presentations which examine the obligations placed on producers and distributors.

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Engineered for Business Success

Engineered for Business Success was a joint-event in leadership brought by The Institution of Engineering and Technology East Midlands Young Professionals and The Institute of Directors Young Director Forum East Midlands, supported by the IET Transport and Manufacturing Technical and Professional Networks.