The Knowlsey Manufacturing Network

Date: Thursday 25 May 2017

Location: Newsprinters UK, Kitling Road, Prescot, Merseyside

Date: Thursday 25th May 2017

Time: 08:15 - 09:30


Manufacturing Forum Agenda:

08:15 Arrive (refreshments served)

08:40 Welcome from Rod Wah (Managing Director, Beverston Engineering) (Chairman of Knowsley Manufacturing Network)

08:45 Ross McCombe, Senior Operations Manager (Knowsley & Eurocentral).

Ross McCombe will be providing an insight into the company's selection and ultimate award of the Shingo Prize in 2014. The Shingo Price is a worldwide recognised symbol of an organisation's successful establishment of a culture anchored on the principles of enterprise excellence.

Topics covered include:-

  • The Shingo Model
  • Principle centred leadership
  • Execution and business recognition benefits
  • Award benefits

09:15 Update from Simon Reid, Liverpool Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

Find out what 4IR (Industry 4.0) means for local manufacturers and businesses in the supply chain

Hear what business support is available from the region's key knowledge assets to support your 4IR journey

About the LCR 4.0 project:

Launched in November 2016, LCR 4.0 is a partly ERDF funded collaborative project allowing the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool), Hartree Centre, Sensor City, LJMU and the Liverpool LEP to come together the help local SMEs adopt 4.0 technologies to their current processes in order to improve their supply chains, develop existing and new products not only to their company, but to the market, maintaining a key competitive strength.

9.30 Network and share insights with other local businesses


All delegates must book in advance to assist with catering and security requirements

Please click here to reserve your place.


Cost: This event is free to attend for all members and non-members