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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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Transformation 2: Digital Factory

Within a digital factory, digital technologies help realize the company’s objectives by supporting the employee/operator. A digital Factory of the Future also guarantees the availability of relevant data at the right moment at the right place. Manufacturing SMEs nowadays use digital technologies both in product development and production. One of the important requirements is to […]

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Rivierasca produces a new value-added circular material

Company description Since 1963, Rivierasca S.p.A. has been producing fibreglass-reinforced polyester laminates. From the most varied possibilities of application of the traditional roll. The company offers solutions for a variety of applications in of civil, industrial, sports, agricultural and zootechnical coverage. From traditional It has moved from a huge variety solutions with traditional rolls, to […]

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AFIL experience as ADMA Advisor

Let’s learn from the Lombardy Intelligent Factory cluster approach toward ADMA short term pilot action. In which ADMA short term pilot services have you already been involved? AFIL started its experience as ADMA advisor promoting the short scan through different channels we access to in our organization.This promotion has been done through bi-lateral meetings, events and […]

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Value Chain-Oriented Open Factory

ADMA’s 7th transformation explained This is the third in a series of seven ADMA articles presenting the seven transformations that factories can advance on in order to improve their manufacturing performances. The seven dimensions are: T1 – Smart Manufacturing T2 – Advanced Manufacturing Technologies T3 – Digital Factory T4 – ECO Factory T5 – End-to-end […]

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Factory robotisation, automation & digitisation do create jobs

We have some interesting facts for you to discover when (planning to) invest(ing) in robotisation, automation and/or digitisation! Under the guidance of Agoria and Sirris, industry experts and CEO’s have assessed the past few years the maturity of  more than 50 strongly performing  Belgian manufacturing companies, thereby using the framework of seven Industry 4.0 related […]

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ADMA Smart Manufacturing explained

This is the first in a series of seven articles that the ADMA initiative will produce in order to present the current self-assessed 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: Smart manufacturing Advanced manufacturing technologies […]

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