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This quarter we had an amazing 2 days event held in Midlands, as part of Magnet DSO event’s agenda. The event had nearly 30 attendees from many locations where they visited and engaged with Warwick university and Steelpark. They learned about Rapid Plant Assessment (RPA) and how to put into practice, current researches findings and...
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Last Friday we held our third annual UK Symposium, this is our largest professional event of the year.   We welcomed over 90 guests and speakers, from Tata Europe and several external Companies and Universities, we spent the day discussing all things Industry 4.0.   Dr Cinzia Giannetti, from Swansea Uni, taught us about what...
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20 young professionals from various sites around the UK visited two customers in the West Midlands, Gestamp and Steel and Alloy. The theme of the visit was Industry 4.0, which encompasses data analytics, A.I. and the Internet of Things (IoT). Essentially, by using A.I., the right data can be delivered to the right personnel in...
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Yesterday afternoon, the Shotton Magnet group held our third ‘masterclass’. In the session Beynon, Nathan gave an overview of the IATF16949 process. This is the international quality standard used by the automotive sector, similar to ISO9001 but more stringent and detailed. The session talked through the core automotive tools that can be used for improving operational excellence...
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As a steelworker, it’s a topic I think our business knows inside-out! We’re a resilient workforce, I know that for sure. We often face difficult situation head on, no more so than during this pandemic, where we have been tested and proven our mettle and desire to survive and overcome. but when it comes to...
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Great networking event last night with South Wales Materials Association at the annual dinner, featuring guest speaker Rhys Charles from Swansea university, on the topic of Circular economy.
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On January 2018, the 80th edition of the Wimbledon of Chess will take place in Wijk aan Zee. To get more familiar with the braingame and the tournament, De Magneet organised an introductory Chess Workshop for young professionals. Tournament director Jeroen van den Berg started with a very inspiring presentation about the history and culture...
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A picture is worth a thousand words. Visualizing processes and ideas can help break down elaborate problems. This is what we focused on the Magnet’s Visual Thinking workshop last Friday. The Jongens van de Tekeningen/Flatland went through the principles of this way of thinking with a trial group of 20 people. First we learned to focus...
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From 10th – 15 October, 18 Young Professionals participated in the five day-sailrace ‘Race of the Classics’. With Ipswich (UK) in mind as ultimate destination, they sailed all the way to Scheveningen! That did however not compromise the great experience. Watch the movie and you’ll get a taste of it. On the last day, with...
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