Join Ray Connor, Chief Executive of Revolution Fibres as he shares their story of a recent digital transformation and product pivot during lockdown, Revolution Fibres talk about growing pains when scaling up, how they prepared their people for the move and how anchoring R&D innovation at the heart of their values keep them ahead of the competition.
Our expert speakers will also cover:
- Opportunities in automation and digitisation in manufacturing post COVID-19
- Risks and hurdles that come with big time investment in new technology to automate the manufacturing process
- How manufacturing and warehouse restrictions during the different Alert Levels has affected productivity and cashflow - and how can technology assist in accelerated recovery?
- Skill gaps and migrant workers – what training support is available for businesses to access, what does this mean for economic growth and the next generation of workers coming through
In this session, we will also be running a live QnA with our panelists, giving you the opportunity to ask your burning manufacturing questions.
Moving into Industry 4.0 doesn’t mean you need to upend your whole chain – fine tune your strengths, maximise what you’ve got, and have a workforce and business that is ready to tackle the next 10 years.
*Please note this event is charged at $50 + GST for Non EMA Members.
You can drop into this event at any time.
Nathan is the Head of Marketing & New Ventures for Facteon, a global leader in custom automation design, Industrial IoT & intelligent factories. He has a background in IT & technology marketing for a range of organisations operating both in New Zealand & offshore.
Mike Smith is Managing Director of IBM New Zealand. He began as MD in October 2016, joining from Spark Digital where he was General Manager of Cloud and Sourcing. He was responsible for leading the company’s data centers, cloud professional services and the Revera business.
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