Innovations Forum, What’s New in Electronics Keynote Speaker Birmingham NEC, 10th May 2016

Few people are better qualified to talk about innovation in the UK, in relation to electronics manufacturing than Andrew Maddock, CEO SMS – Smart Made Simple ( With responsibility of a production facility producing a wide range of hi-reliability products from Aviation, Space, Defence to Medical, Andrew’s knowledge of what it takes to be cutting-edge whilst competitive in the U.K. is second-to-none.

“To manage our continuous investment in the U.K, we have built a very strong and experienced leadership team who are involved in all aspects of the facility and its management. With a dedicated development centre, in-house, we believe that we are uniquely positioned to make electronic products in the market in close proximity to the end market, by sitting at the intersection of innovation, design and development.” Mr. Maddock commented.

“I’m delighted to be asked to keynote at the forthcoming Innovations Forum, we have made significant investment in people, processes and equipment over the past 18 months, to ensure that we are competitively positioned to make in the UK market to serve the UK market. This is in keeping with market trends, demanding that SMS are at the forefront of innovation and new ventures.” Mr. Maddock concluded.

About Innovations Forum – What’s New in Electronics

This will be our inaugural Innovations Forum at What’s New in Electronics Live (WNIE)

Our Innovations Forum will bring electronics industry professionals together from up and down the supply chain to discuss “Open Innovation as a New idea, Device or Method.”  Driving towards 2020, what does innovation mean to you and your business?

We will focus on the key strengths of the U.K, with the forum’s main aim to transfer knowledge and improve competitiveness.

The forum will bring together five key industry professionals, who will give a concise innovation technology focussed presentation.