Materials Industries brings together producers of non-ferrous metals, foundries and manufacturers of fabricated metal, plastics, composites and aluminium products and the metalworking subcontractors .
18/06 Cyber Talk: 'After the hack: be prepared with this First Aid legal toolkit' On 18 June, the Cyber Security Coalition, the FEB and Agoria will organize a webinar on the legal do's-and-don'ts for companies that became victims of hackers. Guest speaker is Cathérine Van De Heyning of Artes. Register here!
Connected and smart products: 10 key challenges We are surrounded by increasing numbers of smart connected products, and more and more technologies are becoming available on the market for creating smart IoT solutions. Many companies that manufacture physical products are now wondering whether and when they too should take the plunge. Is it hip or is it hype? Do these products represent a real trend or are they just gadgets? Not investing in them may prove to be a risky decision because it could mean missed business opportunities, but on the other hand, making bad investment decisions is equally problematic! What opportunities and pitfalls lie in wait? What are the key challenges? And how should they be tackled?
Whitepaper : 'Factories of the Future: 12 use cases How can a production company such as yours arm itself for the challenges ahead? How are other companies tackling this issue and who is taking the lead in Belgium? Discover which levers the 12 Factory of the Future winners of 2019 use to embrace the future.
Lavetan: laboratory of the future, beyond simple test results The Lavetan laboratory, located in Turnhout, is not a conventional laboratory, in terms of its layout dotted with lines and industrial robots. The company received the Factory of the Future Award in 2019 for its extensive work towards transformation.