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    NAA Member News: University of Salford – North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC)

    The North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC) is a new advanced facility and pioneering initiative by the University of Salford dedicated to empowering Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in navigating the transformative landscape of digitalisation, automation, and robotics. In this era of relentless technological progress, we focus on working with SMEs to embrace the power of […]

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    Industry Event: Make UK Carbon Conference: Abate and Compensate, 14 November, Westminster

    Explore how offsetting your unavoidable emissions could be a viable option for you to advance your net zero progress. Carbon Conference: Abate and Compensate  14 November, Westminster / 13:30 – 17:30 Join Make UK and ICE at Broadway House, Westminster on the 14 November for an in-person event to support manufacturers and other companies in making […]

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    Partner News: CW4.0 Project – Closing Report

    CW4.0 was a fully-funded programme of support for manufacturers in Cheshire & Warrington to help SMEs explore and adopt industrial digital technologies. Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, CW4.0 brought together the combined expertise and capabilities of the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool), Liverpool John Moores University, the Science and Technology Facilities Council […]

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    Industry Event: University of Liverpool – Business Not as Usual

    University of Liverpool Management School is delighted to be collaborating with DTM Legal LLP, MHA Moore and Smalley, Liverpool Chamber, carbon happy world and National Museums Liverpool on this exciting event – Business Not As Usual. Professor Jo Meehan, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Business, will join a panel of industry experts who will be looking at why we should be embracing […]

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    NAA Member Profile: Smart and sustainable returnable packaging solutions from George Utz Ltd

    With a focus on smart and sustainable solutions, George Utz Ltd supplies a wide range of standard and bespoke returnable packaging products. Based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, the company is part of Utz Group, the global market leader for returnable packaging with 1350 employees and 8 production locations worldwide. Utz is the only global returnable packaging […]

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    NAA Awards 2023

    The Northern Automotive Alliance Business Awards provide automotive companies with the recognition for their achievements. Becoming a shortlisted award applicant, will provide your organisation with the opportunity to be recognised at this high-profile event, as a leading player in the automotive industry. Your organisation will benefit from being highlighted on the evening in front of […]

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    NAA Member News: NanoSUN – Pioneer HRS to Refuel Brühl’s Solaris Hydrogen City Buses

    Six brand new Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses go into regular service with Germany’s first mobile hydrogen filling station, delivered by Westfalen Group, now in continuous operation and ready for refuelling. As the icing on the cake, the new buses were given distinctive, original, attention-grabbing Brühl designs. Brühl was one of the pioneers who, together […]

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    Season’s Greetings from the NAA!

    Some festive cheer as we near the end of 2022: Ford is to increase investment at Halewood to scale up its electric vehicle portfolio, by investing a further £150 million, raising the total to £380 million. This latest announcement brings the total investment in our region in the transition to vehicle electrification to over £3 […]

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    NAA Update: NAA member companies featured in Autocar & Evo Magazines and in new video

    Despite the current economic challenges and turbulent political landscape, NAA companies have continued to get on with the job, and have even been featured in Autocar & Evo Magazines, as well as in a new video. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. It has certainly been an […]

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    NAA Member News: Senseye – the secret to avoiding data overwhelm

    Alexander Hill, Chief Global Strategist at Senseye, looks at why small data is crucial when it comes to expediting asset management and supercharging Industry 4.0 across industrial plants. Once upon a time, a product’s unique selling points (USPs), patents, or the customer experience (CX) typically represented the intellectual property (IP) of a business. Fast forward […]

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