Run by manufacturers for manufacturers
Colchester Machine Tool Solutions, based in Elland, is a world-renowned company with a long history in West Yorkshire.  Operations are still run from their Head Office where their team work on all design and development projects and control their sub-contracted assembly model bringing all machines in to the UK for final inspection and customisation to customer specifications.
The theme for the visit will be ‘Using technology to connect factories and increase productivity‘ demonstrating their 600 Connect solution which uses Industry 4.0 technology to give operators and managers more control and insight into their machine shop, by providing information needed to drive increases in productivity, all at the touch of a button.  Connect600 is a cloud-based system which can be retrofitted to existing machinery and uses machine sensors to monitor and deliver real-time data and analytics, shown on virtual dashboards to drive optimal manufacturing performance.