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How do your people perceive your company?

The ADMA approach revealed important opinions about the perception of the maturity of our company, by different people, from different departments. Agromaks, a Polish manufacturing SME, produces meat ingredients (dry and wet) for animal food. The company produces and trades fresh and frozen animal by-products, purchased in slaughterhouses in fresh form, and processed in accordance […]

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Without crisis and challenges, there is no progress

We have spoken with Mario Šinko (CEO and founder) about Marsi’s experience with the ADMA initiative and the company’s management strategy. The company’s CEO is aware that they still need to make some key improvements before Marsi becomes a Factory of the Future, and they want to make that journey as efficient as possible. The […]

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ADMA’s 4th (virtual) Learning Network Event

On June 9th the fourth ADMA Learning Network Event (LNE) took place. Answering to current developments, it took place virtually for the first time. The topic was “Digital Technologies for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management”, spanning over several ADMA transformations. The working language was German. The virtual format allowed for a streamlined webinar spanning over […]

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A bird’s eye view on ADMA’s Year 2 realisations

During the first year of the project, the ADMA team mainly focussed on the development of a sound methodology to support European manufacturing SMEs assess the possibility of adopting advanced manufacturing solutions and transforming their organisation towards human-centred next-generation factories with more competitive, modern and sustainable production. The past 12 months the team concentrated on […]

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Polargos: the Polish SME that used the ADMA scan as an important moment for reflection

Polargos is a Polish SME that offers automatic smart gates controlled by mobile devices that redefine the concept of comfort. They create safe, durable fenceswith a timeless design for your home. After participating in the ADMA Scan and Transformation Plan, we interviewed their team to learn more about their experience: What are the main positive and negative aspects of the ADMA scan?The scan gives […]

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Dutch BOZ Group targets excellence performance in all 7 ADMA transformation areas

Boz Group is a manufacturing SME from The Netherlands that produces strategic metal products. They “engineer, innovate and manufacture”, as they say in their website. Boz Group took part in the ADMA short term pilot, and we have interviewed Corné van Opdorp, the Managing Director, to discover how their experience was: Did you complete the ADMA quick and long scans?Yes, we completed the […]

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How to effectively make ADMA transformation plans come to life

Having focused the last 1,5 year on providing European manufacturing SME’s a holistic, consolidated view on their Advanced Manufacturing maturity and where they can go to, now the time has come to take the ADMA-approach one step further. Let us inspire you on how to start making things real, ie how to implement those transformations […]

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Circular Economy in manufacturing

Manufacturers taking the lead toward the implementation of a sustainable development strategy A linear economy, that extracts resources at increasing rates, according to the principles of take-make-use-dispose, without consideration of the environment in which it operates, cannot continue indefinitely. However, as remarked by Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal: “Today, our economy is […]

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ADMA 1st online Learning Network Event

Exchange challenges & solutions related to the highest ADMA FoF maturity levels On the 27th of March, the 3rd Belgian LNE gathered (remotely) twelve Factory of the Future SME leaders and transformation experts to exchange best practices, discuss remaining barriers as well as possible solutions with respect to the highest ADMA FoF maturity levels. Participants: […]

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