Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    15 November 2018 19:00 to 20:30
    Lakes College West Cumbria - Cumbria
    Joe Gardias will deliver a fascinating talk that will challenge traditional tightening practice and fastener design, highlighting its importance in critical applications and give you an insight into the future of industrial fasteners.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    15 November 2018 13:30 to 15:00
    Derwent House, - Workington
    FULLY BOOKED. An opportunity to visit a company with a long heritage in Cumbria, Derwent Pencils, formally known as the Cumberland Pencil Company Limited. The company has been making pencils in Cumbria for over 175 years, originally at Keswick, but now at a new manufacturing facility at Lillyhall, Workington. The visit will include a brief talk on the company’s long history followed by a tour of the factory while production is taking place.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    14 November 2018 18:00 to 21:00
    University Technical College Warrington - Warrington
    “Cold is central to modern life. It is an essential component in solutions for tackling a number of the most significant challenges facing human society today and into the future. For example, how to feed a growing global population, how to enable more people to access essential healthcare, how to meet an explosive growth in the demand for digital data handling and improved building comfort.
    Industry: Process Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    14 November 2018 14:30 to 16:30
    Leyland Trucks - Leyland
    The presentation will start with a tour of the factory including the robotic chassis paint plant and the latest assembly processes followed by a Company presentation.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 November 2018 18:30 to 20:00
    Manchester Metropolitan University - Manchester
    Gareth Tucker will give an overview of the cutting-edge research and test equipment installed in the Institute of Railway Research’s new £4.5M laboratory facility at the University of Huddersfield. The laboratory will significantly boost fundamental research, advancing the science of wheel-rail interaction vehicle dynamics, materials technology and emerging research areas such as remote condition monitoring systems (RCM) and Big Data analytics as part of the developing digital railway.
    Industry: Railway
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