28/03/2019 : Iot Exposing Hidden Factory

IoT: Exposing the Hidden Factory

CityCoventry
CountyWest Midlands (GB142)
Date28/03/2019
Hours11:30
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Coventry
West Midlands (GB142)
Tel 2019-03-28
Categoria Events
Iot Exposing Hidden Factory

Operations Managers of even the most efficient factories want to uncover and fix the parts of their factory operations that are a drain on plant performance and the bottom line: Workarounds, re-work, scrap, waiting. The problem is that the scale and size of this waste and indicators of its root cause is often not available to the people who are best placed to take action. It’s as if the factory performance is hidden from them so they are unable to make the necessary improvements. Exposing this hidden factory is the first step in improving the operational performance and profitability of the modern factory. The collapse in sensor, computer and communication costs and the availability of new software application platforms is reducing the cost and disruption of discovering the hidden factory, so that managers and operatives can take decisive action to improve performance.

However, with all the hype around Industry 4.0 and an array of solutions available on the market, operations managers are often struggling to find a way to start their digital transformation. Therefore, we invited our customers to present to you the most common IoT use cases as well as our partners, the global IoT industry leaders, to provide you with advice and tools you need to start your Industry 4.0 journey. Why attend: Join us to explore how organisations like yours have already successfully implemented Industrial IoT technology to maximise their efficiency and outperform competitors. Find out how leading organisations like Dell and PTC are working together to help accelerate the 4th Industrial Revolution in the UK. Meet organisations like yours, who are at the beginning of their journey.
Ask difficult questions and get straight answers from the most experienced Industrial IoT solution providers with factory floor heritage. Register Now.   Agenda* 11:30 Coffee & registration 12:00 Welcome 12:10 What is the cost of a hidden factory and what is the opportunity we have? What problems can access to data help us solve? What’s that worth? by Paul Brooks, PTC   How do we solve them when one size doesn’t fit all ? by Jon Hill, InVMA 12:30 Exposing the opportunity: Shopfloor Digital Transformation – Exploiting data to drive process improvement and operational excellence by Tim Greenaway, GKN Aerospace  Digitising the shopfloor, automating data collection and creating actionable information all makes intuitive sense – but where do you start? What data do you need? Where is it and how do you want to use it? How do you justify the investment? We take a look at how GKN Aerospace - Luton are exploiting digital technology to solve real world problems and create a digital architecture from the bottom up.                       13:00 Exposing the opportunity: Creating Value for Customers by Dr.
Billy Milligan, Howden Process Compressors Howden is laying the path of its digital transformation to further enhance their high performing, reliable products by leveraging world leading IoT technologies and their 160 years experience of designing rotating equipment to deliver Uptime - Smart connectivity for Performance Optimisation on Demand. 13:30 Exposing the opportunity: Computing Locally by Mike Fay, Dell Technologies 14.00 Exposing the opportunity : Joining Together Disparate Data, Customer Case Study (TBC) 14:30 Lunch 15:30 Exposing the opportunity: Energy Efficient Operations by Partner (TBC) 16:00 Technology Demonstrations   *Agenda could be subject to change.   Speakers' Biographies   Tim Greenaway MIET  Design Engineer (787 CPAR Manufacturing Engineering) at GKN AerospaceTim has over 19 years of wide experience in a number of industry sectors including Defence, Automotive and Aerospace; in a number of roles including Production Support, Product development, Process development, Manufacturing Engineering, Continuous Improvement and Engineering project management.
He is an effective facilitator and trainer with broad experience in running Kaizen events, Problem solving and 6 sigma improvement projects. Dr Billy MilliganLead Electrical & Control Engineer at Howden Process Compressors Chartered Control and Instrument Engineer working within the oil and gas arena. Billy is a member of the Institute of Measurement and Control, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers. He has an extensive knowledge of the instrumentation and control used in the oil and gas sector, the water industry, bulk solids handling and rotating equipment. Mike FayEmbedded & IoT Business Development Manager at Dell Technologies Business Development Manager at Dell Technologies responsible for supporting the Embedded Computing Systems – Rugged Portable, Rugged Server Platforms & IoT Solutions.

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