Manufacturing & Engineering Focus in Collaboartion with MTC, WM5G and nexGworx

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Manufacturing & Engineering Focus in Collaboartion with MTC, WM5G and nexGworx

C2S Manufacturing Focus Online Digital Transformation and 5G

Huge thank you to the MTC, WM5G and nexGworx  for hosting this event and providing an insightful, information event.

We are working together to support the manufacturing and engineering sector through these troubled times with these online events.

At this event we explored digital transformation and 5G and asked the right questions…. How do I move my business forward successfully? What does the future hold for my business? Is 5G right for my business? How do I implement a successful process taking my people with me?

The MTC are one of only a few organisations that have funding available to support manufacturers and can provide technical and digital support to any project undertaking. No matter how large or small the organisation that have experts available to advise and support on all aspects of manufacturing, strategy, supply chain, process, productivity and much more – please get in touch with them to find out how they could help and support you!

Introduction From the MTC:

Speaker: Tim Andrews, Senior Digital Transformation Advisor

“The factories of the future are embracing 5G – are you?

 A recent study found that 74% of manufacturing leaders are considering upgrading their communications networks by 2022. It’s clear that 5G – with its private network capability and designed-in security allowing for low latency and high bandwidth – has a leading role to play, and projects are already underway to explore how this ground-breaking technology can benefit the manufacturing industry.


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West Midlands 5G (WM5G)  and nexGworx are working with partners (BT, The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) near Coventry and A E Aerospace), undertaking a range of use cases to demonstrate how 5G can accelerate productivity in manufacturing environments. 


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nexGworx, evolved out of one of the first UK 5G testbeds – Worcestershire 5G – and provide a Testbed as a Service offer to help companies identify, develop and test IIoT use cases, and ultimately adopt 5G-driven smart technologies. The team behind the installation of the first private 5G network at a UK manufacturer, their work has demonstrated how productivity improvements of up to 2% can be achieved by adopting connected technologies – the equivalent of £2.6bn for UK manufacturing. 

 WM5G and its partners are keen to share the results and learnings from the use case trials to help inform British manufacturing to accelerate productivity and efficiency, demonstrating how 5G can support manufacturing operations in the UK and beyond.


Take aways on the day:

  • an overview of what 5G is (not just a better 4G!) – to raise awareness and demonstrate the benefits
  • information on why 5G is a key enabler for manufacturing’s transition to Industry 4.0; look at examples of where 5G has been used and the benefits it has already and will deliver in the future
  • details of 5G and the opportunity with the MTC programme
  • What we have learnt to-date – sharing our experiences”


Link for the Crowe Manufacturing Survey:


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Smart Factory  – 9th November 2021

Speaker: Mark Wise, Senior Business Transformation Advisor [To be re-confirmed nearer the time]


“The journey towards a Smart Factory of the future.”

 This webinar aims to help explain the concepts, the decisions and the roadmap needed to embark on your journey towards a future Smart Factory – it is the road to resilience.


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