, the trade association that represents the interests of companies in the instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology industry in the UK, will once again--with assistance from UK Trade and Investment--continue to support British companies exhibiting at ACHEMA 2009.
This view was supported by Steve Brambley, director of public affairs at GAMBICA
who said: "GAMBICA
is delighted to have been a sponsor for the Motion Control Industry Awards.
Representing industries with over 20 billion [pounds sterling] of turnover in the electrotechnical, instrumentation and automation sectors, GAMBICA and BEAMA have announced their co-location in a shared office in Westminster, London.
GAMBICA CEO Dr Graeme Philp added: "It makes perfect sense for trade associations to use this 'hub' approach to operations.
The programme will consist of regular 30 minute presentations from leading organisations including HSE, GAMBICA
, BFPA, BCAS, The Institution of Plant Engineers, Cranfield University, UKTI, CCSA, Renewable Energy Association, Oil and Gas UK and a host of world class companies such as EDF Energy, JCB, Shell, Pilz Automation, SKF, Weg Motors, and Schneider Electric to name a few.
Trade and membership bodies, like the UKTI, CBBC (China British Business Council), CLPA (CC Link Partnership Association) and GAMBICA
can also provide practical knowledge and networking when building strategic international business relations.
Hosted at Erik's Distribution & Repair Centre in Broxburn, presentations from BPMA, ESTA, Resource Efficient Scotland and GAMBICA
, among many others, contributed to a lively debate on how to reduce energy andUake these potential savings a reality.
A further highlight of this year's Drives and Controls, Air-Tech, and IFPEX Exhibitions was the new free-to-attend Energy and Safety Seminar Theatre, where themed panel discussions chaired by leading industry organisations including GAMBICA
, The British Fluid Power Association (BFPA), and The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS), focused on key energy management and safety topics including panel debates surrounding issues such as The use of software and programmable safety.