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Technical visit to the Siemens Congleton factory

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IET YP has the pleasure of visiting Siemens Congleton manufacturing facility on the 30th of May. The site in Congleton specialises in Drive Technologies, producing approximately 400,000 drives per annum in its cutting edge manufacturing facility.

Date and Time

30 May 2017 - 14:00-18:00

Location

Congleton, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - NW:Manchester local network.


About this event

Siemens has a proud history of manufacturing in the U.K and today, they employ around 6,000 people in manufacturing and engineering-related disciplines. The IET YP group has the pleasure of visiting Siemens Congleton manufacturing facility on the 30th of May. The site in Congleton specialises in Drive Technologies, producing approximately 400,000 drives per annum in its cutting edge manufacturing facility. The CO2 saved from the use of these drives equates to that produced by 1 million saloons per annum.
 
Siemens Congleton won the European Foundation For Quality Management Excellence award in 2014, the Jury decided to award Siemens Congleton the prize for “Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity” and “Developing Organisational Capabilities”, highlighting how prestigious the site is.
 
This is an unmissable experience where you will have the opportunity see how Siemens Congleton manufacture 400,000 drives a year, also seeing how it is constantly working with new technologies for improvement such as robotics and a VR cave.

Programme

14:00 - Coach leaving from Manchester City Centre
15.00 – Arrive & Refreshments
15.15 – Welcome to Congleton
15.45 – Tour - Split into 2 smaller groups:

Group 1
15.45 – Factory Tour “how we make a drive”
16.30 – Rob Lab & VR Cave

Group 2
15.45 – Robot Lab & VR Cave
16.30 – Factory Tour “how we make a drive”
17.15 – Guests Depart and coach back to city centre

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