How can Businesses Benefit from Sustainable Manufacturing ? Presented by Business Innovation - Manufacturing BI-M and Swan...
Agenda  <ul><li>7.45 – 8.00 Registration </li></ul><ul><li>8.00 – 8.30  Networking/breakfast roll / coffee </li></ul><ul><...
Manufacturing in the UK <ul><li>“ Manufacturing remains at the core of the UK’s well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>Directly, it...
<ul><li>10 Pillars of a Sustainable Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic goals </li></ul><ul><li>Structure aligned & ...
How can businesses benefit from Sustainable Manufacturing ? <ul><li>Opportunity for competitive differentiation </li></ul>...
Welsh Assembly Government’s  Business Innovation Programme Operating Model <ul><li>Available Free Services </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>We provide practical support to  manufacturing companies who wish to innovate their business processes, products a...
Impacts: <ul><li>All sites including, Pembroke Dock will remain but with rationalisation >100 jobs saved </li></ul><ul><li...
BI – Manufacturing Case Studies <ul><li>Support Given: </li></ul><ul><li>Advice & Guidance on  </li></ul><ul><li>Lean manu...
<ul><li>Q & A </li></ul><ul><li>For further information: </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to us today </li></ul><ul><li>Take my card...
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Business Innovation - Manufacturing

  1. 1. How can Businesses Benefit from Sustainable Manufacturing ? Presented by Business Innovation - Manufacturing BI-M and Swansea Bay Partnership
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>7.45 – 8.00 Registration </li></ul><ul><li>8.00 – 8.30 Networking/breakfast roll / coffee </li></ul><ul><li>8.30-8.35 Welcome & Intro. Stephen Bibby, Project Director Business Innovation and Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>8.35 – 8.55 David Moore Account Manager Carbon Trust </li></ul><ul><li>8.55 – 9.15 Dr Frank O’Conner – Director Ecodesign Centre (EDC) </li></ul><ul><li>9.15 – 9.35 Anne Stephenson – Welsh Assembly Government Business Support Environment and Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>9.35 – 9.45 Peter Webster – WRAP New Grant Scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Round up and Q&A’s </li></ul><ul><li>9.45 – 10.15 Networking. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Manufacturing in the UK <ul><li>“ Manufacturing remains at the core of the UK’s well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>Directly, it accounts for : </li></ul><ul><li>13% of GDP </li></ul><ul><li>75% of business R&D </li></ul><ul><li>50% of exports </li></ul><ul><li>10% of total employment. </li></ul><ul><li>(UK wide figures - higher for Wales) </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity in the sector has increased by 50% over the last 10 years and Britain remains 6 th largest manufacturer in the world by output.” </li></ul>Western Mail 24 th February 2010
  4. 4. <ul><li>10 Pillars of a Sustainable Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic goals </li></ul><ul><li>Structure aligned & lean </li></ul><ul><li>Speedy & responsive organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Staff that are creative & innovative </li></ul><ul><li>Selfless, driven leadership team </li></ul><ul><li>Supply chain that’s optimised </li></ul><ul><li>Systems that are simple but effective </li></ul><ul><li>Service that’s exceptional </li></ul><ul><li>Sensational product / brand image </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable pricing </li></ul>Manufacturing in the UK
  5. 5. How can businesses benefit from Sustainable Manufacturing ? <ul><li>Opportunity for competitive differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Process improvement challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Do I Have to do anything at all ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maybe – check for your sector e.g. www.NetRegs.gov.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why should I worry – why change what I am now doing ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Because the market demands it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It increases the net worth of your business </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Welsh Assembly Government’s Business Innovation Programme Operating Model <ul><li>Available Free Services </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Advice </li></ul><ul><li>Business Diagnostic Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Free Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Brokered Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals to WAG Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>50% Match Funded Consultancy </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>We provide practical support to manufacturing companies who wish to innovate their business processes, products and technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Opportunity Support </li></ul><ul><li> 75% funded R & D projects through EU (FP7) </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear Opportunities – Supplier development for nuclear build programme </li></ul><ul><li>..... Ask for further information on these and other opportunities passed to BI-M... </li></ul>Dedicated Telephone Line: 02920 444722 BI-Manufacturing (BI-M) - what do we offer? Innovation Vouchers for Consultancy Projects <ul><li>Rules: </li></ul><ul><li>50% funding from Single Investment Fund (SIF) </li></ul><ul><li>2 projects per year </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum Project cost £20k (£10k Innovation Voucher) </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Voucher value up to £5k - 2 quotes required </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Voucher value up to £10k - 3 quotes required </li></ul>
  8. 8. Impacts: <ul><li>All sites including, Pembroke Dock will remain but with rationalisation >100 jobs saved </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Chain Management improvement activity </li></ul><ul><li>Machine management improvement programme </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a Sales & Marketing strategy for Wales </li></ul>Frame Manufacturers UPVC Product Manufacturer
  9. 9. BI – Manufacturing Case Studies <ul><li>Support Given: </li></ul><ul><li>Advice & Guidance on </li></ul><ul><li>Lean manufacturing techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Basic 5S principles </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Management applications </li></ul><ul><li>Value Stream Mapping of the product process streams </li></ul><ul><li>Lean Manufacturing Techniques - Pull systems, minimising wastes etc </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous Improvement programme – enabling workforce to make ongoing, improvements & innovative changes to their operation & work cell construction. </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Voucher was granted to implement the above in the “Inflatable Bath Lift” manufacturing area </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts: </li></ul><ul><li>Shop-floor buy-in making the continuous improvement activity sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Transformation to a “Lean Process” for the Inflatable Bath Lift </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipated saving of £250k per annum – already realised £80k on logistic costs </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs safeguarded = 16 </li></ul><ul><li>12 new processes implemented </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing process is now building in quality rather than inspecting it out </li></ul><ul><li>Customer quality improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity improvement of 35% has been realised </li></ul><ul><li>Just achieved best monthly financial result this year </li></ul><ul><li>....... Andrew Barker ( M.D.) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Q & A </li></ul><ul><li>For further information: </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to us today </li></ul><ul><li>Take my card </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us on 02920 444722 </li></ul>Business Innovation - Manufacturing
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