Sources of help and advice


Paul Gay
Department of Trade and Industry
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9SS
Tel: 020 7215 1531
Fax: 020 7215 1518


John Hand
EPSRC Engineering Programme
Polaris House
North Star Avenue
Swindon SN2 1ET
Tel: 01793-444-272
Sources of independent advice

Manufacturing 2020
Dr. Kerry Mashford
Foresight Directorate
Office of Science & Technology
1 Victoria Street
London SW1H 0ET

Tel: 020 7215 6752
Fax: 020 7215 6715
(then follow link to Manufacturing 2020)

The Manufacturing 2020 panel of the Foresight Programme brings together business, government and the research base to develop a shared vision of the opportunities and challenges that could face manufacturing in the next twenty years and beyond.

Cambashi Ltd.
52 Mawson Rd
Cambridge CB1 2EA
Tel: 01223 460 439
Fax: 01223-461-055

Cambashi provides independent advice on IT for industry, to support innovation in sales and marketing for IT suppliers, to help manufacturers and engineers make the best and most innovative use of IT, and to provide information and analysis for government.

The Computing Suppliers Federation
The iT Centre
8 Canalside
Lowesmoor Wharf
Worcester WR1 2RR
Tel: 01905-727-610
Fax: 01905-727-619

The Computing Suppliers Federation (CSF) offers advice on vendors and consultants in this industry, with particular strength in systems to support design and manufacture. They also publish a range of guides to the subject.

UK Council For Electronic Business (UKCEB)

The mission of UKCEB (formally UKCIC) is to encourage and assist UK industry to benefit from the adoption of full electronic business including CALS-like practices.

Shelfield Lodge
Warwickshire B49 6JN
Tel: 01789 488 950

TA-Net is an independent network of UK technology centres who offer demonstration, trial, test and education facilities to more than 6000 engineering and manufacturing companies across all sectors of UK industry.

Specific products referred to in this report

For information about KPM:
Knowledge Technologies International
Gables House, Kenilworth Road
Royal Leamington Spa
Warwickshire CV32 6JX

Tel: 01926-438-100
Fax: 01926-438-101

For information about Tradestar:
Duncan McLean
BT Syntegra
Guidion House, Harvest Crescent
Ancell's Business Park
Hants GU13 8UZ

Tel: 01252 777 847
Fax: 01252 777 016


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