Location: The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry
Date: 29th October 2018
End Date: 30th October 2018
In collaboration with our founding partners, DRL will exhibit at this year’s Digitalising Manufacturing Conference in Coventry. With live DRL questionnaire demos, we will be showing how our diagnosis tool can help drive the digital transformation within the UK’s manufacturing sector.
As we enter the new era of digitalisation, DRL helps the UK’s supply chain identify the practical steps and processes they should adopt to be able to take full advantage of the 4th industrial revolution.
Delegates will also have a chance to hear Sam Turner, MTC CTO, and Simone Pereira, DRL, talk about why the industry so desperately needs a tool such as DRL, and the value it brings.
The Digitalising Manufacturing Conference also boasts a wide range of speakers, exciting agenda and ‘innovation pitches’, making it the leading event for manufacturers to attend, so we recommend swift action to register.
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We look forward to seeing you there.
Over the last 18 months, Digital Readiness Levels (DRL) core members been speaking to industry about digital manufacturing or industry 4.0 or Factory of the Future; the names vary but the intent is the same; how can we increase productivity, quality, and flexibility and reduce cost by employing digital technologies in our manufacturing plants.
Our answer to these questions has been DRL-Tool.org. DRL is a not-for profit community interest company formed by leading UK institutions and supporters, including the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, the Digital Catapult, the Knowledge Transfer Network, the Digital Engineering and Test Centre, HSSMI, EDGE Digital and The Manufacturer. A cross-industry group from the public and private sectors has pooled its broadranging experience to create a free and easy way for businesses to make sense of their opportunities to exploit digital technologies.
Launched in June 2018, the tool has been gaining traction ever since. Most recently, DRL was presented at LCV2018 with the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC) to the automotive industry, demonstrating how its free online diagnostic can benefit businesses across the supply chain, with a simple to use website.
Alongside the free online diagnostic, DRL is also looking to increase its portfolio of accredited consultants, there is also a workshop with industry expert consultants for one on one feedback and the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) resources to connect users with the network and advice they need. With an increase in development of the DRL service, the DRL-Tool.org 2.0 will be launched on the 1st October 2018. This will see added features and a growth in the DRL community, so make sure you tune into this space to try out the new and improved DRL tool.