National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

NMIS Insights: National Manufacturing Institute Scotland launches its first event series

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has launched a series of breakfast seminars aimed at providing Scotland’s manufacturing community with insights that can make real impact.

Running monthly, the events will feature some of the country’s most experienced engineers, researchers and businesses that are immersed in key technology areas, such as Industry 4.0, remanufacturing, product realisation and forging.

The initial event series will run from March until June and will be held at the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), which) is a specialist technology centre within NMIS alongside the Lightweight Manufacturing Centre (LMC).

Sessions will begin at 8:30 am running until around noon and attendees can expect speakers, interactive demonstrations, networking opportunities and breakfast.

The first ever NMIS Insights event, ‘virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for industry’, launches on Tuesday 10 March. It will feature insights from the AFRC’s digital manufacturing team and local companies Virtalis and Kigtek.

Virtalis develops immersive visualisations for anything from factory planning to training, while Kigtek has recently implemented a digital twin system to enhance efficiency and cut costs across the whisky cask filling process in collaboration with the AFRC, Siemens and Diageo.

Go to  to learn more about each event and secure your spot.

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