Engineers Ireland - Mid-Ulster's Material Processing Handling Industry - A Global Leadership Story

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Technical lecture
16 March 2022 18:00 - 19:00
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This event will discuss the evolution of Mid-Ulster’s material processing and handling industry to its position of successful global leadership. The talk will reflect on the industry’s origins in Co. Tyrone during 1950’s/60’s and discuss its subsequent development, key drivers of success and the emergence of a cluster of interrelated highly specialised manufacturing businesses. The presentation will consider the industry’s globalisation and its impact on R&D and the design and engineering base. Finally, it will consider what the future holds in terms of digitalisation, further innovation and wider diversification. ***Advance online registration is required at***


Kieran Hegarty is President of Terex’s Material Processing Division, one of two divisions of Terex Corporation, a NYSE listed industrial company.


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