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Stroud EM Networking Forum Thursday 23rd March 2017
Thu 23 March 2017, 17:00 – 19:00 GMT
Come and meet senior personnel from Stroud area Engineering and Manufacturing companies.
This will be our first meeting of the year, following the Festomane week in February.
We will have a presentation on the state of the art instrumentation designed and manufactured by RDS Technology at their facility near Aston Down, and an update by IMSM on the changes to the ISO9001 Quality System introduced in the latest 2015 version.
17.00 Arrival - Tea / Coffee / Networking
17.15 Introductions - short introduction by each company present with a screen-shot of your website
17.45 to 18.00 Design + Manufacturing Methodologies For Instruments For The Mobile Machinery Market - RDS Technology (Including Opportunities For Local Manufacturers)
Peter Nelson -Technical Director
RDS Technology based near Aston Down Glos, designs and manufactures a wide range of electronic instrumentation for the mobile machinery industry, both for UK and worldwide markets.
Expertise includes on-board weighing scales, rate control, drill, baler and wrapper controls.
The company has a wide range of standard instruments that are supplied and supported through specialist distributors in many parts of the world, and provide many customised solutions to the major OEM mobile machinery manufacturers.
Peter will run through the company’s design and manufacturing methodologies and also discuss opportunities for local manufacturers.
18.00 to 18.15 Moving on from ISO9001:2008 to ISO9001:2015 - IMSM
Richard Duff – Area Manager
IMSM are leading ISO specialists providing businesses with a low risk solutions to ISO certification.
ISO9001:2015 is the new International standard for Quality Management Systems.
The last major revision to ISO9001 was in 2000 and there are a number of additions and changes in the latest ISO9001:2015 which Richard will highlight.
18:15 to 19.00 Networking
19.00 Forum finishes
Fee There is no charge to book, but to cover the cost of refreshments etc. there is a fee of £5.00 per person payable on arrival at the event.
Don't miss this opportunity to make useful connections locally and possibly grow your order book as well!
We look forward to seeing you on the 23rd of March.
Next Meeting: Thursday 27th April
Stroud Engineering & Manufacturing Networking Forum meets on the Third Thursday of the month to enable you to:-
- Meet people from other local engineering and manufacturing businesses;
- Identify opportunities to work more closely together and generate more business;
- Find out what amazing work other local companies are producing from the many industrial units tucked away in the Stroud valleys; and Identify collective interest for future events