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Subcon 2017 will be at the NEC, Birmingham on 6, 7, 8 June 2017

Harrison Castings will be exhibiting at Subcon 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham in June. Subcon is the one of the UK’s showcase events for contract and subcontract manufacturing supply chains across all technologies and sectors. We will be exhibiting at stand F61 and so please do come and see us to discuss your sand or gravity die casting requirements.

This year’s Subcon event takes place on 6th, 7th & 8th June 2017 and covers a broad range of topics, from supply chain development issues, to technological challenges, sustainability, automation and late payments. Now in its 41st year, Subcon has doubled in size over the last four years and is the only UK event dedicated  contract manufacturing supply chains and outsourced engineering services. The event is free to attend for all registered visitors to the show.

Subcon 2017 speaker sessions

Speaker Sessions for 2017 have still to be confirmed. Last year’s sessions included:

  • Supply chain trends and opportunities for satellite systemsMike Healy, Vice President Space Systems and CIS Procurement, Airbus Defence & Space
    A fast-moving area, bringing major technology and cost implications as well as significant opportunities for suppliers.
  • Investing to drive productivityDave Atkinson, UK Head of Manufacturing, SME Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank.
  • Taking automation to the next level with Industry 4.0 – Jon Sumner of Lambert Engineering

We will update this post as and when the speaker details becomes available.

Exhibition and networking opportunities

Over 400 exhibitors will be present at Subcon 2017 with senior purchasing, production and supply chain managers attending from industries that include aerospace, automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, materials, defence & security, oil & gas and rail as well as general engineering.

There will also be an international supplier zone with subcontractors from the around the world. In 2016 this included the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Latvia, Turkey, India and China.

The Subcon 2017 website mentions that there will be:

  • World Class Speakers
    At the Engineering Conference the leading minds on advanced manufacturing, engineering design and supply chain and insights into developments in the industry.
  • Workshop Theatres
    An open invite to join our exclusive zone sponsors to discover the latest technologies in a series of live demonstrations and case studies followed by networking.
  • Advisory Drop-In Centre
    Gain access to expert advice and one-to-one meetings covering exporting, finance, coaching, consultancy, mentoring, training and skilled staff services.
  • Industry Welcome Reception
    Bringing the industry together to network with an exclusive reception of complimentary drinks and canapés.

In addition select buyer visitors who attend Subcon 2017 will be invited to become part of the Buyer Programme, enabling them to search and select exhibitors based on the sectors they serve, services and approved accreditations and pre-book meetings. The personalised diary system will ensure Buyers have a productive time at the show, ensuring meetings with the right suppliers.

Meet us at Subcon 2017

Why not come and meet with us at Subcon 2016? We will be exhibiting at stand F61.

Subcon 2017 will be at the NEC, Birmingham on 6, 7, 8 June 2017


Don’t forget to register beforehand for your free tickets at www.subconshow.co.uk.

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