25 May 2022

MTC confirms major presence at Smart Industry Expo and Talking Industry Live

MTC

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) has confirmed its significant presence at the forthcoming Drives & Controls Exhibition and Smart Industry Expo with a 100m2 pavilion, where it will be joined by its members. 

In addition to its pavilion, as part of the Manufacturing Technology Centre’s (MTC) significant presence at the co-location of events, the organisation will lead the discussion on the changing manufacturing landscape within the Talking Industry Live and Knowledge Hub seminar theatres, looking at the challenges and opportunities that will help provide practical steps, which manufacturers can take on the journey to embrace digitalisation in the post COVID-19 era. The MTC’s Dr Alejandra Matamoros, Technology Manager, will take participate in a debate alongside BT on the topic of Industrial Networks, IIOT, 5G and Communications. In addition the MTC’s Chief Automation Officer, Mike Wilson will lead the panel discussion on Robotics and Advanced Automation, while Charlotte Swain, Deputy Director for Delivery at the MTC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, will participate in the Bridging the Engineering Skills Gap for Factories of the Future panel discussion alongside Dr Susan Scurlock, Founder of Primary Engineers, and Wg Cdr Russ Barnes, Youth and STEM for the Royal Air Force.

The MTC was established in 2010 as an independent research & technology organisation with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry. Its role has also increased to cover not only R&D but also training, advanced manufacturing management and factory design and it now has over 700 employees working with it. The MTC has helped hundreds of companies across a range of industries and over 100 of them have become members of the MTC. Its presence at Smart Industry Expo and Drives & Controls highlights the importance that the MTC attributes to these key sectors.

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