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MOTOVARIO: A new Planning & Scheduling software to boost service level How to increase on-time delivery in a few months

Daniela Taglioretti

Motovario is a leading Italian ompany which manufactures gear reducers, motovariators and electric motors; it was founded in 1965 in Formigine, a small town near Modena. Over the years it has become an international company with subsidiaries all over the world. Its focus on innovation makes it a leader in the design, production and distribution of geared units and elements for power transmission, suitable for all industrial and civil applications.

The Italian plant is fully automated and the company can count on 50 certified assembly centers, as well as on more than 150 distributors worldwide. In recent years and in line with its growth strategy, the company has taken over Pujol, a long-established Spanish manufacturer of geared units.
Motovario is part of the TECO Electric & Machinery Co group, a worldwide leader in industrial motor production. Accordingly to the corporate philosophy Motovario promotes its brand and products on an international scale with

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How to successfully implement Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

Nowadays, companies are faced with increasingly complex scenarios characterised by high levels of digitalization and globalization. These factors have provided companies with a number of interesting opportunities such as the access to new and broader markets, but at the same time they have also created additional ch  >>

Annual Supply Chain Debate

Can 3PLS deliver more for their customers? 2019 will be our 16th year of running this highly successful event which attracts top speakers from major retailers, manufacturers and other suppliers and provides the opportunity for some 150 senior professionals and industry leaders to meet up to discuss and debate th ...

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Manufacturing Connect Investing in the revolution at CNC Robotics

The Fourth Industrial Revolution means the manufacturing sector is moving into an exciting and futuristic new era. Make UK’s event will bring together experts from across the manufacturing sector to understand 4IR investment. We will also discuss having the right skills and knowledge in your business to ta ...

CNC Robotics, L30 1RD, Olympic Way Bootle, L30 1RD  
CIPS Birmingham Branch 2019 Summer BBQ

The CIPS Birmingham Branch Summer BBQ will provide a fun & excellent networking opportunity for Procurement and Supply Chain professionals from across the West Midlands. Refreshments are provided and there will be excellent prizes to be won on the day, such as; Holiday Vouchers, Lifestyle Vouchers, Alexa&rsq ...


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Last update 5 Jun 2019
UK Manufacturing PMI signals contraction as new orders fall and stockpiling activity pauses
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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Local & Regional Agenda

MOTOVARIO: A new Planning & Scheduling software to boost service level

Motovario is a leading Italian ompany which manufactures gear reducers, motovariators and electric motors; it was founded in 1965 in Formigine, a small town near Modena. Over the years it has become an international c...

Five Keys to Transportation Planning and Optimization Success

Today’s fluid, omni-channel logistics and global economic environment present companies with a more complex transportation puzzle to solve. Best-in-class companies, suppliers, and customers find advanced transporta...

International Agenda