SMAS Future Manufacturing Conference

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…..these are some of the phrases being used today to describe a series of game-changing innovations that are revolutionising the way products are manufactured for ever.


Tue, 24 Oct 2017


RBS HQ, Gogarburn, Edinburgh

The food & drink sector has a long history of innovating and the sector is already adopting Industry 4.0.  Real productivity gains can be realised through investment in automation and technology.  Better use of data to track provenance, traceability, compliance and regulation offer huge opportunities to the industry and those companies who transform will be the ones who seize the growth potential.

The Future Manufacturing Conference has drawn together a wealth of expertise and support under one roof to help you cut through the hype and navigate solutions to future-proof your business to produce better, smarter products and stay ahead of the competition.  The diverse agenda features:

•Keynote addresses from world-leading industry experts

•case studies by companies from a mix of sectors already embracing the industrial internet

•mentor clinics to help point businesses in the right direction

•solution providers and demonstrations in the technology zone

•generous networking breaks


The day is structured to provide a plethora of practical support and advice on how you get your business and your people primed to successfully compete in this new world order.

Find out how to start your own Industry 4.0 journey.  Go to  to see the full programme and to book your place.   


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