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What is the Smart Manufacturing Data Hub?

The Smart Manufacturing Data Hub (SMDH) assists small and medium-sized manufacturers to enhance their competitiveness by leveraging a data-driven approach. By offering digital and data solutions, expert guidance, and funding opportunities, the Hub will enable companies to explore and assess their processes, achieve operational cost savings, reduce investment risks, and improve their digital capabilities.

A Hub of Virtual data solutions and practical tools for manufacturers

The availability of data and digital solutions within the Hub means that businesses can access technological tools and platforms specifically designed for manufacturing operations. These solutions may encompass various aspects, such as data collection and analysis, automation, predictive maintenance, quality control, supply chain optimization, and more. By leveraging these digital tools, companies can streamline their operations, increase productivity, improve product quality, and enhance overall efficiency.

Expert guidance

The expert guidance provided by the Hub’s experts will be valuable for manufacturers seeking to navigate the complexities of implementing digital technologies and data-driven approaches. This guidance could include advisory services, support, community peer support and access to subject matter experts who can offer insights and best practices related to smart manufacturing.


Additionally, the availability of funding opportunities through the Hub will be instrumental for small and medium-sized manufacturers. Financial support can help companies invest in necessary infrastructure, acquire advanced technologies, implement training programs for employees, and undertake research and development activities to drive innovation and competitiveness.

Overall, the Smart Manufacturing Data Hub offers a comprehensive support system for small and medium-sized manufacturers to embrace digital transformation, optimise their operations, and stay competitive in today's rapidly evolving manufacturing landscape.

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