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Mitsubishi Electric offers tickets to British Superbike’s Champs for early bird registrations

10 August 2012

Mitsubishi Electric UK has announced it will hold a prize draw on 31 August for a pair of tickets to the British Superbikes Championships at Donington Park. Everybody who registers for the company's Improving performance in Food & Beverage manufacturing conference (to be held 17 October in Hatfield) by 5pm Thursday 30 August, will be included in the draw.

The winner of the draw will be presented with 2 tickets as guests of Mitsubishi Electric in its hospitality suite at Donington Park racecourse on Sunday 9 September 2012.

Improving performance in Food & Beverage manufacturing conference to be held at Mitsubishi's Hatfield offices on 17 October will feature several industry figures. The conference will host a number of guest speakers; discussing the subject areas of gaining efficiencies in production, equipment effectiveness, innovative automation technologies and downtime risk reduction in the food and beverage processing industry.

The conference programme starts at 9:30am with registration and refreshments and a networking opportunity to meet with colleagues from the industry. During the day delegates can meet selected suppliers and visit exhibition stands during breaks to view and discuss the latest solution offerings.

Presentations will be made by Chris Buxton, Chief Executive of the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA), who will give an overview of the food & beverage industry and setting the scene for the following presentations on some of the key issues and challenges.

Graham Thomas, Engineering Manager at Greencore Cake & Desserts will talk about improving efficiency through the use of new technology, including how new technologies such as robotics can enhance production and assist with continues improvement.

David Dearing, Engineering Manager of Weston Mechanical Handling will talk about new technologies in practice and give an overview of latest technologies and their applications in the food industry.

After lunch, delegates will hear from the Engineering Manager of Niscam. He will talk about the robustness of production facilities, and how to minimise risk and engineering downtimes by taking a proactive approach to automation assets and engineering resources.

David Bean, Key Accounts Manager for Mitsubishi Electric, will talk about Scalable OEE systems and expand on the ease of data capture and management within existing automation platforms.

David Strydom, Editor of Food Processing, will give an industry review of the sector, followed by a closing address and tea and coffee afterwards.

Click here to register for the event.

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