Meet your new co-workers: how robotics is helping UK manufacturers overcome workforce challenges
20 October 2021
Human workers have been fundamental to the continued growth of British Food Production. However, after the perfect storm of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, UK Industry is faced with, potentially, it’s biggest challenge yet: a massive shortfall in workers needed to keep the wheels in motion.
Robotics, however, offer an increasingly attractive way out for producers across the supply chain. From inbound ingredient handling to outbound logistics (and everything in between), the plethora of opportunities to fill gaps left by unfilled vacancies on your shop floor is boundless.
Join us to find out how robots might just be your new co-workers.
Having worked for OMRON for 13 years, Stuart is passionate about empowering businesses to solve complex challenges with high-impact robotics and automation solutions. As Market Development Manager, he has built a sustainable brand for OMRON in the FMCG sector by gaining a deep understanding of the key market challenges, as well as delivering a coordinated communication strategy to aid the development of innovative solutions. A keen sports fan and avid walker, Stuart holds a BEng Hons in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an MSc in Operations Management, both from the University of Nottingham.