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Industry preparations for Subcon, the defining event in the manufacturing supply chain calendar, are now well underway. Now in its 42nd year, Subcon returns to the NEC in Birmingham, from 5th to 7th June 2018.
Exhibitors from within the materials and lightweighting industry include the likes of Bowman Additive Production and Laser Lines, both of whom provide 3D printing services and technology. Elsewhere, CAD/CAM specialists Smart Design Services will demonstrate how software can increase design efficiency.
Also new for 2018, Subcon will be co-located with ‘The Engineer Expo’ to create a truly cross-sector industry event with visitors able to enjoy unlimited access to both shows. This will enable engineering and manufacturing visitors alike to see how they can optimise production and process throughout the manufacturing cycle.
A six-stream, 36-session conference programme will be held across two theatres. A key theme of the event will be developing cross-sector collaboration: taking the lessons learnt from successful innovation within industries such as automotive, aerospace and defence, and applying them elsewhere to create competitive advantage.
Topics will include the latest Smart Factory developments, real world applications of the Internet of Things (IoT), advanced integrated circuits (ICs), sensing, measurement and process control, materials design, synthesis and processing. Elsewhere, expert panels will explore the potential of sustainable and additive manufacturing as well as showcasing industry case studies in cross sector collaboration and open innovation.
To register your attendance at Subcon 2018 visit the website below.
Further reading: www.subconshow.co.uk
Ben Hayes – Sales Manager, CWST
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