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ADMA Inspirational booklet

Click on the link below to download the ADMA Inspirational booklet, a digital publication to wrap-up the work done and the results achieved by the ADMA Consortium over the past 3 years.

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Digital Transition with a Human touch at Palumbo Industries

Palumbo Industries joined the ADMA pilot program in 2020. People from many different departments (quality, method, production, management) joined forces towards the integration of  the ADMA methodology in the factory. Palumbo Industries was created by Francois Palumbo in 1978 starting with metal machining activities on transfer machines. Today, their business activities have expanded towards  precision […]

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The (wo)men of Vernet Behringer

The Vernet Behringer company was one of the first SMEs to join the ADMA pilot program in 2019. A large team, involving – besides the management – people from many different departments was put in place to integrate  the ADMA methodology in the factory. Dedicated project teams have been defined for the selected areas of […]

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Dongo Casting: digital transformation as a strategic lever to face and win the challenges of the e-mobility market

Dongo casting represents an emblematic case of how technological transformation can become a cornerstone of a company’s development and growth strategy. In fact, Dongo Casting is about to face a strategic relaunch and growth plan that intends to lead the company to become a mainstream automotive supplier and market leader in the e-mobility segment in […]

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BKI Foods embracing tech to be successful

Right from the start in 1960, BKI Kaffe a/s has delivered quality coffee to Danish consumers. Today, BKI is one of the biggest players in the coffee market and is today the only 100% Danish-owned company that has still retained its coffee production in Denmark and thus keep Danish jobs in the production. The family […]

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Employee engagement as a crucial factor for bringing about change

The ADMA project assists European manufacturing SMEs in the transformation of their organization towards next-generation factories with more competitive, modern and sustainable production. The manufacturing SME leaders more than once gave the feedback that they were confronted with « the employees’ unwillingness to change towards a more automated, digital way of working ». How did they actually […]

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ESCUBEDO: becoming fully automated

Escubedo is a global organisation with its head offices in Catalonia (Spain) specialised in the creation of ultra-reliable connection systems. The transformation plan  helped them to detect new solutions and opportunities and sort them out. For them, it was necessary to have the whole picture and imply the team in the process. Escubedo creates connection systems for the automotive, electrical appliance, […]

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Ready to book your SME Transformation journey towards Factory of the Future?

The ADMA Initiative, performed on behalf of the European Commission, strongly builds on a holistic approach.  Next to addressing transformation areas with a high technology content (T1 – Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, T2 – Digital Factory, T4 – End-To-End Customer Focussed Engineering and T6 – Smart Manufacturing), it also explicitly includes non-technological transformations (T3 – ECO Factory, T5 – Human-Centred Organisation and T9 – Value Chain Oriented […]

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ADMA Pilot stats you don’t want to miss!

From the start of the project back in 2018, ADMA partners and Supporting Organisations have already presented the Advanced Manufacturing Support Centre’s methodology and ambitions to a total of 1936 SMEs. In addition to this, bilateral meetings with 228 SMEs have been organised in order to discuss about ADMA project in view of raising awareness on […]

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Public financing? Yes, please! But we need your network, too

During ADMA’s Final Event on April, 22nd 2021 a total of fifteen SME’s have shared their Factory of the Future journey with the audience. One of the last questions the SME leaders have been answering was the following: “Any final message for local, regional, national and/or European policy makers?” Mr. Fernandez, General Manager from the […]

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