Chris Buxton, Chief Executive, BARA
From: Automated Britain, 6 March 2012, London
06 March 2012 Manufacturing channel
Automated Britain is a joint initiative between GAMBICA and Intellect to promote automation as a key factor in growing the UK economy. Automation enables UK industry to be more efficient and competitive in a global market, so manufacturing is boosted, jobs are created and the economy grows. Furthermore, less energy is consumed and pollution is controlled, bringing both economic and environmental benefit.
The presentation alert manufacturing industry, government and the media to the economic benefits that automation offers and to spread best practice by having senior executives from the Automation and Manufacturing industries jointly present case studies on successful uses of automation to improve competitiveness.