Automotive Supply Chain Forum
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Automotive Supply Chain Forum
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    Accelerating the transition to an electrified UK automotive industry

    Automotive Supply Chain Forum

    Brought to you in association with the SMMT, the Automotive Supply Chain Forum is the dedicated trade event for the UK's automotive supply chain on the 6-8 June 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham.

    Taking place in the context of fast-paced change and a small window of opportunity for UK suppliers and manufacturers.

    As powertrains shift to all electric and vehicle designs are constantly required to innovate, the Forum brings suppliers face to face with those responsible for driving innovation to develop technologies, explore opportunities and to win business. UK Government has set a clear goal to end the of sale of new pure petrol and diesel cars and vans in 2030 – meaning the automotive industry is required to make a more significant and advanced commitment than any other major car or van market.

     The event is perfectly timed as British manufacturers are bringing back production to the UK in a “reshoring” push to try to address the supply-chain chaos caused by COVID, logistic pain points, global disruption, all compounded by ongoing EU legislation and regulation complexities.

    This is the your company's opportunity to be in the right place at the right time...

    About the Automotive Supply Chain Forum

    Automotive Supply Chain Forum

    Automotive Supply Chain Forum 2023 will be the 5th edition of the event, previously hosted within Automechanika Birmingham.

    But 2023 will bring a completely new format to help put the spotlight solely on the UK supply chain with the event themes focussing even more clearly on the challenges and opportunities presented to the industry; Electrification & Battery Technology, Light-weighting, Sustainability & Net Zero, Supply Chain Logistics, Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation, and Skills & Talent Retention. In addition, the event is co-located with 6 other engineering events collectively attracting 350 exhibitors and 5,000 visitors seeking the latest engineering innovations and solutions, ensuring the maximum exposure for exhibitors and sponsors.

    Early confirmed featured exhibitors for the 2023 edition

    TR Fastenings
    Rotor Clip
    East midlands coatings

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    30 manufacturers build in excess of 70 models of vehicle in the UK

    Automotive-related manufacturing contributes £67 billion turnover and £14 billion value added to the UK economy, and typically invest around £3 billion each year in R&D.