Leaders and innovators from across the manufacturing sector will join Business Minister, Richard Harrington MP at the Science Museum tomorrow for the UK Steel Innovation Day. Featuring a keynote speech from Robert Stacey; Commercial Director of the Heathrow Expansion Programme and chaired by Chris McDonald; CEO of the Materials Processing Institute, the event will showcase the high level of technical innovation taking place in the steel industry.
Speaking ahead of the event, Gareth Stace, Director General of UK Steel said:
“The UK Steel Innovation Day will showcase the high level of technical innovation taking place in the steel industry, the dynamic people driving the sector forward and the opportunities the sector represents throughout the supply chain. This event is an opportunity to hear the leading innovators from our sector and learn how R&D can unlock the potential for a sustainable UK steel industry.
“Our line-up of speakers includes Robert Stacey; Commercial Director of the Heathrow Expansion Programme, as well as technical directors from the main UK steel producers and representatives from throughout the supply chain.
“We are delighted that Business Minister, Richard Harrington MP, will close the proceedings and we look forward to hearing his reflections on what will have been a day full of ideas, innovation and ambition for our great steel sector.”
This event is kindly sponsored by the Macquarie Group, with support from British Steel, Liberty Steel, Materials Processing Institute. The drinks reception is sponsored by Tata Steel.
About UK Steel:
UK Steel, a division of EEF, is the trade association for the UK steel industry. It represents all the country’s steelmakers and a large number of downstream steel processors.
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, is the representative voice of UK manufacturing, with offices in London, Brussels, every English region and Wales. This year we celebrate 120 years of backing Britain’s makers.