A great day for UK Manufacturing

26th February saw the London launch of the Global Manufacturing Festival

Huthwaite International were delighted to be sponsors of the GMF launch in London. Here’s some photographic evidence from the day.

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John Healey, MP chats with David Freedman, Huthwaite International at the MANTRA demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament






Manufacturing debate from a 12 strong panel.

Chair: Terry Scuoler - CEO EEF (The Manufacturers Organisation). James Newman - Chair of Sheffield City Region LEP and Finance Yorkshire. Sir Roger Bone - President of Boeing UK (former HM Ambassador to Brazil). Dr. Hamid Mughal – Executive Vice President of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Rolls-Royce PLC. Andrew Peters - Director of Siemens Industry UK. Philippa Oldham - Head of Transport and Manufacturing, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Mark Broxholme - Managing Director Speciality Steels, Tata Steel. Keith Jackson - Managing Director, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd.

The debate was followed by questions from the floor. One of the questions raised asked “Will Your Buyers Be At Global Manufacturing Festival : SHEFFIELD?” Good question! Here’s what Boeing, TaTa Steel, Siemens and Rolls Royce had to say: http://vimeo.com/60638084

ST Talks With Jon Stewart And Andy Peters Of SiemensLaunch Networking







Amongst others, networking after the debate were Steve Thurlow, Huthwaite International with Jon Stewart and Andy Peters of Siemens.
Official feedback from the event said it was a great spring board for GMF itself which will be held in Sheffield 17-19 April. See you there…!

For more information about the festival or to book tickets click here.

Follow the event on twitter with @GMFSheffield and #GMF2013.