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Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6XL)

11/02/2020 - 13/02/2020

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Industry 4.0 Summit

Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

31/03/2020 - 01/04/2020

The UK’s leading conference gathering of senior level executives from the UK manufacturing industry (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)

14/05/2020

Vision solutions have been applied in almost any industry you can think of. Food, beverage, pharmaceutical, (more)

PPMA Show 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020

PPMA Show 2020 is the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging (more)

Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

LG Motion safeguards the future with apprenticeship programme

LG Motion safeguards the future with apprenticeship programme

In order to support the continued growth of its business in an increasingly complex technical automation environment, LG Motion is investing in trainees and apprentices, with Ben Kiefer (pictured with MD Gary Livingstone) being the latest apprentice to join the company.

Ben is taking up an Advanced Electro-Mechanical course which will include training in wiring, controls, programming, the integration of components in more complex configurations. Much of this training will also recognise the application of Industry 4.0 concepts. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship the company may offer the opportunity to continue further education through HNC/HND of degree should the individual so wish to continue his personal development.

LG Motion MD Gary Livingstone sees the apprenticeship scheme as vital in order to maintain an influx of new young engineers who are enthusiastic and have potential to develop. As a leading designer and manufacturer of highly sophisticated electro-mechanical motion control systems, LG Motion’s devices and systems are found in a wide range of industrial and scientific applications and often involve complex designs and configurations.

The video offers a viewpoint from a current apprentice nearing the end of his course. Calan Kennard has just completed a 2 year level 3 BCoT to achieve a BTEC level 3 in mechanical engineering and describes on this short video how he worked on a project for a college assignment to build a vertically mounted panel saw able to work on both an X and Y axis.

 

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