Circular Economy

Times: 13:00 & 14:00

From making things last to making it happen: realising the circular economy opportunity in manufacturing.
Delivered by Zero Waste Scotland featuring Robert Shearlaw from WHRL Solutions and Brian O’Reilly from EGG Lighting


Business Excellence

Times: 13:00 & 14:00

Using bottles, videos and stories, Ken will give a practical, honest snapshot of Guala’s attainment of effective continuous improvement across the whole business and how it’s applied to innovation and product development – always with people at its heart.
Delivered by Ken Moran, General Manager, Guala Closures



Times: 13:00 & 14:00

Lucy will share the ups and downs of her leadership journey to drive investment and embed change in the business.
Delivered by Lucy Wills, Site Director, Lightbody of Hamilton Ltd


Industry 4.0

Times: 13:00

A fantastic case study which showcases how both companies worked together to develop a solution to collect and monitor data to provide real time business intelligence.
Delivered by Alex Waterston from Waterstons Ltd & Royston Diesel


Times: 14:00

Development and Execution of a Digital Technology Roadmap

One of SE’s Industry 4.0 pilot companies, Wayne will set out how adoption of digital technologies is helping TechnipFMC establish itself as a global manufacturing hub.
Delivered by Wayne Thomson, Production Engineering Manager, TechnipFMC

National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

Times: 13:00 & 14:00

This workshop will introduce the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS) and will test key aspects of the design. You will have the opportunity to comment on specific proposals and discuss how NMIS can best engage with you and your firm.
Delivered by Donal O’Herlihy, Director, O’Herlihy & Co Ltd and Dr Heather Anderson, Programme Manager, Major Projects, University of Strathclyde


Times: 13:00 & 14:00

Business Growth through Productivity and Investment

Delivering on service and adapting to new growth opportunities, through investment in our people and processes to achieve productivity improvements.

Delivered by Paul Richardson, Operations Manager, Leviton Network Solutions Europe