Automation. Efficiency. Growth.

Returning in 2022

Automation. Efficiency. Growth.

Returning in 2022





Discussion Breakouts:




Robot automation is continually becoming easier to apply and operate making it accessible for even the smallest companies.

Mike Wilson, President – British Automation & Robotics Association (BARA) 

Robotics and automation are becoming far more accessible. Cheaper, easier to program and collaborative robots with “accessories” are becoming more common place. 2nd hand robots are offering small companies a very cost-effective introduction automation.

Ben Morgan, Head of the Integrated Manufacturing Group – Factory 2050

Understand how other industries are ensuring that the right business problems are matched with either existing or emerging technical solutions to deliver value.

Kevin White, Process Control & Automation Director – Tata Steel Europe

What is the Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium?

Manufacturing Automation and Robotics  Symposium brings together 60+ automation-minded manufacturing executives from across defence, aerospace, automotive, pharma, electronics, food and drink and FMCG online to examine how to successfully expand the use of automation within their manufacturing operations.

Organised by The Manufacturer magazine, the leading industry resource with a 25-year track record of organising UK industry’s most important manufacturer-to-manufacturer events, Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium has been researched and produced for manufacturing executives in the following roles:

  • Technical Process Planning
  • Head of Production
  • Warehouse Management
  • Operations Technology
  • Manufacturing Director
  • Assembly Director
  • Logistics Director
  • Operations Director
  • Process Engineering
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Innovation Engineering
  • Product Development
  • Plant Management
  • Warehouse Automation
  • General Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • New Product Introduction

What will you learn?

It is a time of great change in UK manufacturing – as companies respond to the coming together of powerful trends in labour supply, supply chain consolidation, and getting the best balance between quality and cost.

  • What parts of your production process are best suited to automation?
  • Where are your industry peers seeing automation opportunities in 2021?
  • How is the technology landscape changing – and how best can you take advantage of new capabilities?

Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium is engineered to answer these questions – gathering together successful manufacturing professionals to walk through their own automation and robotics journeys.

Learn from and network with senior executives from these manufacturers:

Orchard House
GEA Group
Aston Martin
Trederwen Springs
Tata Steel

What to expect?

Jump into the conversation with our unique discussion session format that lets you be in the same online environment as the speakers and ask the questions that matter most to your business.

Register your interest now for 2022!

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Be a Sponsor

Delegates spend their time rotating between a series of 60-minute, roundtable-based conversations, each of which is exclusively-sponsored and additionally co-hosted by a world-class manufacturer. Click below to request our symposium partnership pack.

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