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Member News: What does Digital Transformation (Industry 4.0) actually look like for a manufacturing SME? – Follow a live journey over the next 4 months

Much has been written about the benefits of digital transformation and Industry 4.0 for manufacturing SME’s but what does it mean in practice? Four weeks ago, VisualPM began a digital transformation journey with one of Greater Manchester’s Top 100 manufacturing SMEs supported by part funding from the Made Smarter NW Pilot scheme. Over the next […]

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NAA New Member Profile: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), which originated in Sheffield, has established a new North West base in the centre of Preston and will move into a purpose-built facility on the Samlesbury Enterprise Zone in March 2021. As a world class centre for advanced manufacturing the AMRC has expertise in machining, automation, robotics, digitally assisted […]

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NAA Member News: Autac’s MD takes on Everest in fight against breast cancer

Macclesfield-based Autac Products Ltd’s Managing Director David Lowe will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime on 9 November when he treks to the Base Camp of Mount Everest in support of Prevent Breast Cancer… A challenge that is particularly personal since it is in memory of his wife’s sister Julie. David explains why […]

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NAA Member News: Briggs Automotive Company Cuts Design-to-Manufacture Time of Air Intake for New BAC Mono R Supercar

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British manufacturer of the recently launched Mono R, and 3D printing leader, Stratasys, today reveal the impact additive manufacturing is having on the design and production of the latest edition to the BAC elite supercar offering. When faced with detrimental delays to the design process of an essential airbox, the […]

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NAA Member News: The Virtual Engineering Centre – Supporting the Development of the Future Digital Workforce

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) aims to inspire, empower and connect young scientists and engineers in the Liverpool City Region and beyond by stimulating the communication of their ideas, research and opinions – making them ready to answer tomorrow’s toughest challenges and solve complex real-world problems through the application of digital toolsets… Read more This […]

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