Entries by Jack Taylor

SMA Technology Partner case study: Ultimo

About Ultimo Ultimo Software Solutions is an international company which develops, sells and supports software for the functional management of business assets and processes. As a market leader across multiple sectors, Ultimo offers a broad solution portfolio for Maintenance Management, Safety Management, Facility Management, Fleet Management, Infra Asset Management and IT Service Management. More than […]

Watch: BBC News visits Factory In A Box at the MTC

BBC Midlands Today recently visited the Manufacturing Technology Centre as part of a feature profiling the Factory in a Box. The footage was aired live on BBC One on Tuesday 23rd July and included interviews with MTC’s Chief Executive Clive Hickman and Technical Specialist Hannah Edmonds. For more information about how the Factory in a […]

“Factory in a Box” launched at MTC

Demonstrator to help businesses adopt smart manufacturing An innovative “Factory in a Box” demonstrator to show businesses how they can grow through the adoption of smart manufacturing techniques and processes has been launched at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. Developed by the Coventry-based MTC working alongside the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University and a team of […]

SMA celebrates successful launch of Factory in a Box demonstrator

More than 200 representatives from across industry, academia and government visited the MTC this week for the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Accelerator (SMA) and Factory in a Box (FIAB). Attendees were given a live tour and demonstration of the Factory in a Box; an industrial-scale demonstrator showcasing how industrial digital technologies can change […]


This week the MTC will host representatives from across the digital manufacturing industry for the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Accelerator (SMA) and Factory in a Box (FIAB) demonstrator. The event, which takes place on Wednesday (13 March), will welcome industry thought-leaders, academia, partners and stakeholders and will provide an unrivalled opportunity to experience […]

Date announced for official launch of SMA and factory in a box

Industry thought-leaders, academia, partners and stakeholders will come together on Wednesday 13 March for the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Accelerator and Factory in a Box demonstration. Hosted by the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Ansty Park, Coventry, the one-day event is designed to encourage collaboration, networking and learning and will provide attendees with […]

SMA Technology Partner Case Study: Unison

Established in 1973 to design and build computerised control systems for industry, Unison designed and manufactured the first all-electric tube bending machinery in 1994 and continues to be the UK’s leading manufacturer of tube bending machines. Unison currently has the largest range of all-electric tube benders on the market, from 1/2″ to 10″, that are […]

Wonderware UK provides industrial digital technologies to support SMA

Wonderware UK is one of the partners chosen to deliver the industrial digital technologies driving the Smart Manufacturing Accelerator (SMA) – an innovative new framework designed to put UK companies at the leading edge of the Industry 4.0 revolution. Wonderware UK was selected by the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) – which has led the development […]


Senseye, a provider of predictive maintenance analytics, is providing its award-winning machine condition monitoring and prognostics software to the Factory in a Box. By adding Senseye’s software to the Factory in a Box, users will gain automated, data-driven insight into the condition of their industrial machinery without the need for expert manual analysis. Senseye’s advanced […]