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    NAA Event: Members Networking Meeting, Wednesday 19 June 2013, Leyland Trucks, Leyland

    Start date: 19/06/2013
    Cost: Free to NAA Members, £50 for Non Members

    Join us at Leyland Trucks on 19 June – come and take a look at the company’s operation and maximise your membership by taking the opportunity to network with other members, NAA staff and the Board. You never know what opportunities may arise or what you may learn to your company’s benefit.

    Wednesday, 19 June 2013
    To be held at Leyland Trucks, Leyland

    Leyland Trucks Ltd is one of Britain’s leading manufacturing companies and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high quality light, medium and heavy duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.

    Since Leyland was acquired by PACCAR in 1998, it has become the group’s established centre for light and medium truck design, development and manufacture.

    Leyland operates from one of Europe’s most advanced truck assembly facilities, the Leyland Assembly Plant. The company, employing 1,000 people, manufactures 20,000 trucks per year of which approximately 35% are exported to all European Union markets and the wider world. The company’s future development is focused on the use of leading-edge applications of information technology in all aspects of truck design, manufacture, procurement and logistics.

    The timing for the meeting will be:
    13:00 – Arrival, registration and networking lunch
    13:30 – Welcome & introduction
    13:45 – Preparation for tour
    14:00 – Tour of facility – including a virtual reality demonstration in the Product Design Centre
    15:30 – Networking
    16:00 – Close

    This meeting is free to those companies who have paid their annual NAA membership fees and £50.00 + VAT/delegate for others. We have a restricted number for the tour, so places are limited to one delegate per company. There will be a priority booking for NAA members until 31 May – after that date, booking is open until all places are taken.

    Please contact Zoe Desoer to reserve a place:

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham