Kicking off with a keynote address from Nick Hussey, the newly appointed Director of Manufacturing Insight for the Department of Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) - this year’s MPM’09 agenda is packed with practical advice and insight on how to guarantee the future of British Manufacturing.

Manufacturing Performance Masterclass 2009 – Thursday 15th October Heritage Motor Centre, J12 M40 Warwickshire.

Online PR News – 23-September-2009 – – Chaired by Peter Willmott, international authority on TPM, the Masterclass features a key note address from Director of Manufacturing Insight for the UK Government’s Department of Business Innovation & Skills, Nick Hussey, and an opening presentation from Cardiff University’s Director of MSc in Lean Operations, John Bicheno. Joining the panel of experts from Premier Foods, Constellation Europe, and Cadbury, the final line up now also includes speakers from Saint-Gobain Gyproc and DePuy (a Johnson & Johnson company).

The theme for the best-practice seminar this year is ‘Manufacturing in difficult times’ – and includes a variety of
case studies from a range of industries, revealing how to drive dramatic cost savings through operational excellence and continuous improvement. Making every penny count in times of uncertainty is the only way to ensure plants are effective and in the best position when the health of the economy is restored, so the panel will be discussing innovative as well as tried and tested ways to improve operations and guarantee the future of your organisation.

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Peter Drucker, Author.

MPM’09 is sponsored by Idhammar Systems in association with Preferred Media Partner, The Manufacturer.

Registration Delegate rate includes access to the conference, panel question and answer sessions, and one-to-one opportunities for discussion with the speakers:
• Delegate rate: £330.00
• Group discount 15% = £280.50 (x minimum of 3 delegates)
• Student discount rate available on request

Refreshments and lunch will be provided along with the opportunity to tour the Heritage Motor Museum – featuring the very best of British Car Manufacturing, including pioneering models that changed motoring history, and now celebrating 50 years of the Mini.

For quick and easy online registration visit or e-mail

Alternatively, direct telephone enquiries to Rebecca James on +44 (0) 1179 209405

About the Manufacturing Performance Masterclass:
The Manufacturing Performance Masterclass is an annual, interactive conference for senior manufacturing and engineering professionals designed to generate a platform for discussion and deliberation on the challenges faced by UK manufacturers – and to provide practical advice on how to overcome problems by improving operations.

About Idhammar Systems Ltd:
Idhammar Systems is a leading European provider of manufacturing efficiency solutions and software, including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) which have proven their worth with a wide-range of clients in prominent blue-chip companies, from food to pharmaceutical, chemical, print, transport, energy and many more. Headquartered in Bristol, UK, Idhammar also has offices in Scandinavia and Benelux.

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