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Meet Make Manufacture

23th April 2024
Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry, CV7 9JU

About This Event

Meet, Make, Manufacture is a speed networking event designed for manufacturing industry by manufacturing industry.

Powered by MTC Events, our goal is to connect and inspire likeminded individuals to create an environment where ideas can be shared, projects can be discussed and problems solved. The event is open and free to attend for anyone operating in the manufacturing and engineering sector, from engineers working on the shop floor to senior manufacturing managers and business leaders.

In today’s world, anyone looking to grow their business must rely on establishing professional connections and in the manufacturing and engineering community there is no better place to achieve this than at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. By joining, you will have the opportunity to:


MEET new suppliers and experts

MAKE new relationships to develop ideas or solve problems

MANUFACTURE together by implementing new technologies and skills into your business


Delegates will have  the opportunity to meet a number of technology suppliers, service providers and industry experts. Upon securing a place at the event, you will be offered the opportunity to pre-book 15 minute meeting slots to ensure that you get time to speak with preferred event partners.


Headline Event Sponsor



RDA U.K. Limited (RDA) was founded in 2019 by Kevin Auchoybur. The team, which includes several postgraduate-qualified technicians and qualified accountants, has a deep and thorough understanding of R&D tax credits legislation. RDA works with a variety of clients from SMEs to large companies, across several industry sectors; for example, RDA is the leading advisory firm in delivering tax-relief support to the UK’s cutting-edge motorsport industry.

Other sectors where it has a major presence include performance engineering, aerospace, defence, power and energy, construction, food-and-drink and fast-moving consumer goods. RDA’s reputation is built upon its detailed and forensic, proprietary approach, consulting with clients throughout the entire claims process.




Event Partners

Engineers Insight

Engineers Insight is being built to be the central, agnostic platform for the manufacturing industry.

Manufacturers need a platform to launch products, announce product end of life, post case studies and videos and reach potential customers, all whilst being given reliable analytics.

Engineers need a single platform to be able to find product releases and aggregate multi-brand documents, to prevent wasting time scouring the internet.



Epicor equips hard-working businesses with industry specific ERP solutions that keep the world turning. Our customers in the Manufacturing, building supply and distribution industries have trusted us to help them do business better. Our innovative solutions are carefully curated to fit customer needs and built to respond flexibly to their fast-changing reality. With our deep industry insight, we accelerate every customer’s ambition to grow and transform.

Our ERP for Manufacturing solution includes Service and Asset Management, Production Management, Supply Chain Management, Planning and Scheduling, Project Management, Product Management, Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management and Financial Management. The solutions are also compatible with the Epicor modules of Integration, Security and BI & Analytics modules, ECM, FP&A, Payment and Shipping Solutions, a Virtual Agent, Advanced MES and EDI.


EPLAN / Rittal

End-to-end data, with the digital twin at its heart, is the real success factor in saving time and money in your value creation process, preventing errors and leading to lasting productivity improvements.

Integrated ECAD software solutions from EPLAN, and enclosure systems technology and automation machinery from Rittal provide comprehensive support at every stage of the process – from engineering, sourcing and manufacturing through to operations, IT and servicing. Together we design and manufacture the future!


MTC Training

MTC Training’s mission is to create the next generation of engineering talent while upskilling and reskilling existing workforces through three state-of-the-art training centres and an innovative approach to online learning. Our specialist programmes ensure UK advanced manufacturing businesses have the expertise they need to succeed now and in the future.


The Access Group

Boost your cash flow and your bottom line by integrating your data and systems and automating manual, paper-based and spreadsheet-based processes with Access Manufacturing software. Our cloud-based manufacturing software is designed to join the dots across your manufacturing operations, from quotations to despatch, with integrations to production planning and finance solutions also available. This delivers a complete, and accurate, picture of what’s happening in your business, for quicker and more effective decision-making.



Beckhoff implements open automation systems using proven PC-based control technology. The main areas that the product range covers are industrial PCs, I/O and fieldbus components, drive technology, automation software, control cabinet-free automation, and hardware for machine vision. Product ranges that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and mutually compatible control system are available for all sectors.



Manufacturing processes throughout all industries are evolving at a rapid pace, and the quality and tolerances expected from the end user are forever increasing. Thus, the need for smarter measurement solutions. Micro-Epsilon is renowned globally for being at the forefront of measurement technology.For more than 50 years, we have continuously offered reliable, high performance, unique solutions particularly when high precision measurement or inspection is required. Our product range covers sensors for the measurement of distance and displacement, sensors for IR temperature measurement and colour detection, as well as turnkey systems for dimensional measurement and defect detection. We understand that our customers are our business partners and aim to develop long term relationships with them. We work closely with our customers to fully understand their requirements; our salespeople are engineers and understand more than just the sensor performance. We are problem solvers.We operate a fair working policy, which results in excellent customer service and support even post sale.Our high performance products and way of working provide our customers with a genuine competitive advantage.


WMH Robotics / WMH Transmissions

Since 1986, WMH Transmissions has been a market leader in high-quality transmission and linear products supplying OEMs and re-sellers worldwide. We have dedicated in-house machining and cutting services to reduce delivery times and assist even the most complex applications. WMH Robotics is a division of WMH Transmissions Ltd., with years of experience in automation. Our robotics division is solely focused on becoming the leading supplier of standard solutions and collaborative robotics to manufacturers and integrators throughout the UK.



A major strength of Lockwell Electrical is our commitment to satisfy the demands of our customers with innovative, high quality and cost effective 'branded' products sourced from the world's leading manufacturers. These relationships include specialist franchises with leading control & automation suppliers, a ‘total control solutions’ offer that includes the provision of customer bespoke solutions right through to project managed turnkey support for more major projects.


Schneider Electric

As a worldwide single-source provider, Schneider Electric combines mechanical, electrical, software, and services domains to offer solutions embedded with end-to-end integrated smart automation, robotics, PLC logic, safety, HMI, vision, communications, and IT data acquisition. Our automation control, software, robotics, and digital services experts across key applications and industries support machine builders (OEMs), systems integrators and end users throughout their project solution lifecycle design, development, installation, and support stages.



SEIDOR UK and Ireland are an award-winning SAP Platinum Partner. We work with manufacturers to achieve their growth ambitions providing ERP solutions, consultancy and services. UK&I are part of the wider SEIDOR group, a multi-national company and network of more than 900 SAP experts. Our expert local teams help our customers achieve digital transformation and overcome growth challenges. Our mission is to help your organisation be more productive and profitable.


Manufacturing Management

For almost 50 years, Manufacturing Management has been the lead source of information for factory managers tasked with improving manufacturing performance, productivity and profit in their sites. In these unprecedented times, having access to the right information at the right time has never been more important. Constantly evolving to meet our readers’ needs and reporting on manufacturing best practice, Manufacturing Management delivers high-quality content and unrivalled access to a difficult-to-reach and influential audience of manufacturing managers and their senior leadership teams.



PI UK was founded in 1993 to promote the use of PROFIBUS in the UK. More recently it has added PROFINET and IO-Link to the range of technologies supported by the group and is now known as PROFIBUS and PROFINET International UK, or PI UK for short. It is a very active organisation representing the needs of members and users throughout the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries.

With our world-renowned PI Training Centre at HMS Industrial Networks we run many events including Certified PROFIBUS & PROFINET Engineer and Installer courses, commissioning and maintenance courses and courses covering system and product design. We also present free-to-attend seminars around the country covering practical aspects of PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link and omlox in Process and Factory Automation as well as subjects such as functional safety and system security.


Virtual Manufacturing

Virtual Manufacturing specializes in Operational Excellence, leveraging Lean manufacturing and innovative hardware/software solutions to optimize production flow. We analyse your current state ("as is") and define the desired future state ("to be"), guiding your transformation journey. Bring us your challenges, and let's explore the potential for improvement together.



Binnies Asset Management Function is a multi-disciplinary team of experts with a wide range of experience ranging from strategic asset investment planning & decision support to the latest operational excellence & maintenance techniques. We specialise in realising lowest whole life cost of asset ownership, improved reliability, throughput, and quality



Register your interest in this event by completing the form below. Our dedicated events team will then be in touch with further instructions and joining information.

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Event Venue and Location

This event will be hosted at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry. Established in 2010, the MTC develops and proves innovative manufacturing processes and technologies in an agile, low risk environment, in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions.

The MTC has over 100 industrial members, from SMEs to large OEMs, who represent a diverse range of companies across a number of sectors from aerospace, automotive, rail and transport, to food and drink, defence, construction, civil engineering and electronics.

Venue Address: Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry, CV7 9JU



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