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Employee engagement as a crucial factor for bringing about change

The ADMA project assists European manufacturing SMEs in the transformation of their organization towards next-generation factories with more competitive, modern and sustainable production. The manufacturing SME leaders more than once gave the feedback that they were confronted with « the employees’ unwillingness to change towards a more automated, digital way of working ». How did they actually […]

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ESCUBEDO: becoming fully automated

Escubedo is a global organisation with its head offices in Catalonia (Spain) specialised in the creation of ultra-reliable connection systems. The transformation plan  helped them to detect new solutions and opportunities and sort them out. For them, it was necessary to have the whole picture and imply the team in the process. Escubedo creates connection systems for the automotive, electrical appliance, […]

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Ready to book your SME Transformation journey towards Factory of the Future?

The ADMA Initiative, performed on behalf of the European Commission, strongly builds on a holistic approach.  Next to addressing transformation areas with a high technology content (T1 – Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, T2 – Digital Factory, T4 – End-To-End Customer Focussed Engineering and T6 – Smart Manufacturing), it also explicitly includes non-technological transformations (T3 – ECO Factory, T5 – Human-Centred Organisation and T9 – Value Chain Oriented […]

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ADMA Pilot stats you don’t want to miss!

From the start of the project back in 2018, ADMA partners and Supporting Organisations have already presented the Advanced Manufacturing Support Centre’s methodology and ambitions to a total of 1936 SMEs. In addition to this, bilateral meetings with 228 SMEs have been organised in order to discuss about ADMA project in view of raising awareness on […]

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Public financing? Yes, please! But we need your network, too

During ADMA’s Final Event on April, 22nd 2021 a total of fifteen SME’s have shared their Factory of the Future journey with the audience. One of the last questions the SME leaders have been answering was the following: “Any final message for local, regional, national and/or European policy makers?” Mr. Fernandez, General Manager from the […]

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A Factory of the Future journey never stops

Focusing on quality and reliability through people and digital technology launched ST Engineering’s Belgian factory towards the future. Anyone expecting glitzy robots or ultramodern AGVs on the production floor of a Factory of the Future will come away empty-handed from ST Engineering, formerly known as Newtec. Nonetheless, their products are also exploring space in the […]

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Want to know the most inspiring company quotes from the ADMA Champion Event?

One month ago (April, 22nd), Covid-19 still didn’t allow us to physically meet the many inspiring SME CEO’s, intermediary organisations, and European officials for celebrating the successful results of the ADMA Pilot Project. Nevertheless, the project team created a dynamic, online ADMA show enabling the sharing of the main messages, learnings and recommendations of the […]

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Meet the Advanced Manufacturing Champions

During the online ADMA live event of Thursday April, 22nd the main results of the pilot phase of the Advanced Manufacturing Support Centre have been presented. Moreover, participants were guided through a total of 15 SME ‘best practice’ showcases. Back in 2018, the European Commission launched a project to establish a European Advanced Manufacturing Support […]

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Discover where your company can also make a difference

A unique opportunity to be inspired by two Belgian Factories of the Future: learn and be inspired by what’s happening behind their doors! Virtual Visits and Sessions; 06 May 2021 (13.00 – 16.00 CET) The ADMA initiative (www.adma.ec) is pleased to invite you to experience major breakthroughs from two high-performing manufacturing companies (i.e. metal subcontractor […]

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