Chesterfield, 23rd October 2019:  InVMA Limited (“InVMA”), a leading IoT products and bespoke solution provider is pleased to announce that they are successfully implementing their first Made Smarter project for Heatsense Cables,  the UK’s leading specialist thermocouple manufacturer.

InVMA is on the Made Smarter Technology Supplier Directory and is one of the first companies working on the Made Smarter project to help support technology implementation.  The company is an experienced IoT solution provider and systems integrator who already implemented a variety of Industry 4.0 projects for companies including Howden Compressors, GKN Aerospace, Kohler and Colfax. Due to these capabilities, InVMA was introduced by the programme to Heatsense. InVMA is leading the project and has designed a scalable Asset Monitoring solution using InVMA’s AssetMinder® – an asset management application with predictive analytics capabilities.

Heatsense Cables’ project involves implementation an Industrial IoT technology to significantly improve efficiency of their Rochdale factory and enable Asset Monitoring and Factory Performance Benchmarking. The company was able to secure 50% match funding for the project from the Made Smarter initiative.

Made Smarter is a national programme to help businesses who make things capitalise on new digital technologies. Their North West pilot connects makers to the digital tools that will make an everyday difference to their business. The £20 million partnership between government and industry provides match-funding, specialist advice, student placements and leadership training. Helping up to 3,000 small and medium-sized businesses – and the people in them – keep their competitive edge. And adding up to £115 million to the region’s economy

Working with business we have found that they are enthusiastic about the benefits of adopting new digital technology. Often, they need funding support, but also the specialist advice and insight to help them select the right approach for their business. This is exactly how Made Smarter can and is helping businesses across the region.

Said Alain DilworthMade Smarter North West Programme Manager

Thanks to the decreased cost of sensors and software platforms, SMEs will be able to access IoT technology more than ever before. We are delighted to be able to work with Made Smarter and be part of this revolution.

Pat NashManaging Director at InVMA

Made Smarter is relevant for any North West SMEs employing less than 250 staff who make, create, manufacture or engineer and I urge local businesses not to miss this opportunity. Register today for a fully funded audit of your operations.

Alain DilworthMade Smarter North West Programme Manager

About Made Smarter

Up to 50% grant support towards your Industry 4.0 projects for North West based manufacturers. Backed by some of the world’s biggest businesses, Made Smarter is designed to support manufacturers with facilities or operations in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region. Effective use of digital technology can provide a significant boost to your efficiency and bottom line. Now you can get access to the advice, insight, and funding you need to make it work for your business. These technologies are already transforming manufacturing processes and production, driving increases in efficiency and profitability. They can revolutionise your business and your industry. The programme is dedicated to giving North West manufacturers access to advice, insight and grant funding to implement new digital technologies to boost competitiveness and growth.

About InVMA

InVMA deliver innovative IoT solutions by combining world-class management consulting expertise with objective technology advisory as well as hardware, software, IT and OT technical capabilities.

InVMA design, develop and deploy applications and hardware that improve or transform the way organisations do business. The company enables the creation of new revenue streams, enhanced customer satisfaction and improved operational efficiency.

As a new breed of IoT solution provider and a Thingworx gold partner, InVMA work closely with our clients to address and leverage the disruption IoT creates for businesses.