Knowsley Manufacturing Network – Spring Gathering with Ford Transmissions

May 25, 2021, 9:30 - 11:00 Zoom - by invitation

Our popular Manufacturing Network, sponsored by ABGI-UK will meet on 25 May.

We hope this will be our final Zoom meeting for the Manufacturing Network before we return to in-person events in a manufacturing venue in September.

Join our network Chair, Rod Wah, MD, Beverston Engineering, alongside, Phil Boden, Ford Halewood Transmissions and Russell McGrath from ABGI-UK, our network sponsors for 2021, for our Spring  Manufacturing gathering.

The blue oval has returned to Knowsley and Phil Boden will update us on how Ford’s transmission plant at Halewood is set to play a key role in the electrification of the automotive industry on Merseyside, with new jobs already being created at the site.

09:30 Welcome from Knowsley Chamber
09:35 Chair Introduction—Rod Wah, Beverston Engineering and round the screens introductions
09:45 Mark Sutherberry – The MTC – Update on funding & support available for manufacturers
09:50 Phil Boden, Ford Halewood – Return of the Blue Oval, a bright future for the sector on Merseyside
10:00 Oliver Miller, Made Smarter Intern – How an Intern can make a real difference in your business
10:10 Amy Edwards, Made Smarter – Overview of support
10:15 Russell McGrath, ABGI-UK
10:30 Q&A and Open Floor discussion: What are the key issues facing us and what do we need to lobby on?
11:00 Close




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