On the 3rd July, Schneider Electric held its annual consumer packaged goods forum at its Innovation Hub in Coventry. The event invited customers to examine how advancements in technology will optimise profitability, increase efficiency and improve sustainability within the industry. The forum provided an opportunity to discuss the latest industry issues and trends including, digitisation, market changes, ROI and the rise of smart factories.
During interactive sessions, attendees had the opportunity to network with industry experts through a series of keynote sessions and workshops.
The forum addressed these challenges and trends in the industry, before focusing on specific areas including:
“Following on from last year’s success, we believe this forum provides our customers with the perfect opportunity to discuss the biggest challenges in the industry, whilst sharing best practice amongst their peer group. We are delighted to announce that our partner AVEVA was also in attendance at the event to discuss key industry trends including the digital twin, predictive analytics and advanced process control, alongside our various Schneider Electric experts”, said Mark Yeeles, Industrial Segment Director at Schneider Electric - who led the day.
“This was an opportunity for industry leaders to network and to gain a deeper understanding of the next-gen of manufacturing technology. With a variety of sessions and keynotes on offer, those attending were given greater clarity on how manufacturing optimisation and digital safety go hand-in-hand.”