Bringing Learning to Life Award

Sponsored by Dains Accountants

This award recognises employers who have provided an outstanding student placement, project, internship or other learning opportunity for Keele students during their studies.


Winner on stage for Bringing Learning to Life Hardy Signs

Hardy Signs

  • As a result of an extensive collaboration between Hardy Signs, Keele student Hindu Hussein, Keele academic Colin Rigby and the KRISP project team the company were able to produce a comprehensive 19-page report, offering insight into the history of lean manufacturing, development of digital lean, and agile manufacturing.
  • It also analysed the lean manufacturing products that Hardy Signs offer and highlighted new areas the company can develop to help other manufacturing companies develop their own processes


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