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ADMA’s T1 – Advanced Manufacturing Technologies explained

This is the last in a series of seven articles that the ADMA initiative has produced in order to present the self-assessed current maturities of manufacturing managers in relation to the seven dimensions that European enterprises can advance on in order to improve their manufacturing performances. The seven dimensions are: Advanced manufacturing technologies Digital factory […]

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ADMA’s short term pilot facts you don’t want to miss!

After having trained more than 50 advisors from different ADMA partner organisations last year, we’re very happy to announce that the pipeline of European manufacturing SME’s interested in our services is filling up quite rapidly.  Throughout Europe, over 210 manufacturing professionals have completed the ADMA scan. In the meantime 43 scan feedback sessions have been […]

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End-to-end customer focused engineering: ADMA’s 4th transformation area explained

Manufacturing SME’s throughout Europe are increasingly using customer expectations as the key driver and starting point for all new developments and processes.  This is good news. Robust, high-quality product, manufacturing and service creation processes are increasingly the results of a cross-functional and cross-departmental design approaches.  Significant challenges faced by companies nowadays are how to make […]

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New ADMA Supporting Organisations welcome!

ADMA is helping European manufacturing SMEs become digital embracing Industry 4.0 opportunities to their full extent in order to become Factories of the Future. How? Adopting advanced manufacturing solutions and social innovation strategies. To reach out to the SMEs and to spread the ADMA methodology, Supporting Organisations are key. What do they gain in exchange? ADMA methodology training to offer a better support to their network of SMEs by: […]

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ADMA Learning Network Event 1 & 2

Topic: Human-Centred OrganisationLocation: Belgium Getting people on board On November 27th and November 28th, Agoria facilitated 2 ADMA Learning Network Events in Belgium, with 2 hosting manufacturing SME’s that have won the Belgian Factory of the Future Award. A limited number of participants allowed for a lot of interaction and discussions throughout the days. The […]

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Support companies in your network in becoming Factories of the Future!

Asking more than 130 European SME-leaders about their biggest manufacturing challenges, their answers were: a mindset change to increase the employees’ willingness to change towards a more automated, digital way of working; a need to move faster and smarter from new manufacturing ideas & concepts to realisation & value capturing; the need for a clear […]

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Interview with BMT Aerospace’s Henk Vincke

In this interview, Henk Vincke tells us a bit more about the process of building an ADMA implementation plan for the HUMAN CENTERED ORGANISATION transformation. Stage 1. Vision, challenges and objectives • How did you arrive at a Factory of the Future vision for this transformation?Within the BMT Group we got the mandate to play […]

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