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As director of a manufacturer, what should be on your mind?

On the basis of interviews with over 100 manufacturing SME’s in Slovenia, Belgium and the Netherlands during 2017 and 2018, the ADMA Initiative has identified 10 key challenges of manufacturing SMEs. The results show a great need for advanced manufacturing support around five key topics: In relation to attracting and developing talent, enterprises stress the […]

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Employees don’t come first, but actually they do!

To deliver upon fast changing customer requests, most manufacturing SME’s nowadays face the challenge of becoming ever more efficient, flexible and innovative. Agility and customer responsiveness become key drivers for success. To achieve this, manufacturing operations should enable production processes to run as smoothly as possible. In that sense, the process comes first. However, the […]

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Maturity levels ADMA Eco Factory explained

Through a set of SME-inspired blogs, we want to inform and inspire you how manufacturing transformation maturity levels can be detected and measured. This is the first one in a series of many more to come. All feedback is highly appreciated. Enjoy! The company Today we zoom in on an industrial craftmanship-bakery using more than […]

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Factories of the Future are conquering Europe: “An additional incentive for manufacturing SME’s to start their transformation process”

Anchoring a future-proof and sustainable manufacturing industry in Europe. This is the objective of the ADMA initiative. Do you want to transform all European manufacturing SME’s into Factories of the Future? “That would be wonderful”, says Paul Peeters, Lead Expert at Agoria & Lead of the ADMA initiative. “Not so much for us, but for […]

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