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The Big Question

How to improve productivity in manufacturing?

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As part of our new series, The Big Question, we’ve collaborated with some of the most experienced leaders in the manufacturing sector to understand what strategies have worked for them.

Contributors from Siemens, Diodes Inc, Precision Technologies Group and Mettler Toledo Safeline have shared their insights and experience on the techniques that have helped them to boost productivity. 

We've compiled this into a detailed report and an 8-step visual guide to help you drive growth in your operation. 

 

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Contributors

Andrew Peters

Andrew Peters, Managing Director, Siemens Digital Factory

Andrew is Managing Director of Siemens Digital Factory in Congleton, having previously spent over a decade in Senior Management roles in Siemens.

He has worked in the electrical and electronic engineering industry for more than 25 years and spent time as a strategic consultant to Cap Gemini

Tim Monaghan

Tim Monaghan, European President, Diodes Inc

Tim leads a workforce of around 500 employees, mostly across UK and Germany, encompassing Sales, Business Development and Manufacturing Operations.

Tim has 31 years’ experience working across a spectrum of roles in the Semiconductor Industry for multinationals; Philips, NXP, Zetex and more latterly Diodes Incorporated.

Originally a BSc mechanical engineer from UMIST Tim has worked in roles from Process Engineering and Manufacturing Operations to Supply Chain Management and Business Development.

Dr Tony Bannan OBE

Dr Tony Bannan OBE, Group Chief Executive, Precision Technologies Group

Tony Bannan is the Group Chief Executive of Precision Technologies Group (PTG) Limited. 

PTG, headquartered in Rochdale UK, design and manufacture specialized CNC machine tools, integrated manufacturing systems and high precision components.

Alan Purvis

Alan Purvis, Managing Director, Mettler Toledo Safeline Ltd

Alan is the Managing Director of Mettler Toledo Safeline Ltd, an instrumentation business with 300 employees based in Salford.

The business is a global leader in its speciality (RF spectrometers) supplying inline product inspection solutions to food and pharmaceutical producers.