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Annual Job Shop Business Meeting 2020: Survive & Thrive in the 2020s

November 19, 2020

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About This Meeting

2020 has turned out to be a year like no other in living memory. The sudden onset of the global coronavirus pandemic with a lockdowns around the world has disrupted the economy, with many sectors facing dramatic reductions in revenue and activity.

If you are the owner or manager of a laser job shop (laser material processing subcontractor) this meeting is for you. What can you do to prepare for the year ahead? Are there actions you should be prioritising to prepare for Brexit, new markets, new ways of business and altered priorities?

This meeting is a unique opportunity to meet online with other professionals. Find out what AILU can do to help you in this unique year. Hear about opportunities to access funding, grow your business and reduce your costs. What are the latest developments in machinery, automation, steel supply, gases and components?

Find out the feedback of our annual breakdown response survey and have a chance to raise points for discussion with the panel of experts and the other delegates. This meeting is online on Zoom so you don’t need to travel to be there – and if for any reason you can’t attend live, you can access the recording later.



09:30 – 09:40  Welcome   Mark Millar   Essex Laser

09:40 – 10:00  Ways AILU can help you survive & thrive this year  Dave MacLellan    AILU

10:00 – 10:20  FunderFinder is the one-stop-shop for finance  Adam Tyler    FunderFinder

10:20 – 10:40  How can I reduce my energy bills?   Liam Conway   CEC

10:40 – 10:55  Annual Breakdown Response Survey   Dave MacLellan   AILU

10:55 – 11:10  Break

11:10 – 12:20  What’s new in 2020? Short commercial presentations from:

  • II-VI
  • Mazak
  • Nitrogen Supply Company
  • ASTES4
  • MSS
  • Bystronic
  • Atlas Copco

12:20 – 13:00  Panel Discussion – Laser job shop forum – Questions from the floor & discussion on topics of Covid-19, Brexit, Supply Chains, Markets, Equipment & Automation



AILU Member fee:  25.00 GBP
Non Member feee: 35.00 GBP

Above fees exclude VAT @ 20%


November 19, 2020
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