Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams is the Managing Director of COPA-DATA UK. With over 20 years of experience in industrial automation, Martyn is passionate about sharing information and helping companies with digitalisation, innovation and sustainability within the UK’s manufacturing, engineering, and energy sectors.

Martyn Williams

    Articles by Martyn Williams

    Standardising data collection in breweries

    By Martyn Williams

    Martyn Williams argues the case for cross-facility digitalisation in the brewing industry, and how data collection in breweries is vital for this process.

    Managing the energy crisis in UK manufacturing

    By Martyn Williams

    Martyn Williams, managing director of COPA-DATA UK examines the role of EDMS in helping manufacturers through the energy crisis.

    Making sense of edge computing

    By Martyn Williams

    Martyn Williams, Managing Director COPA-DATA UK examines the role of edge computing in smart factories.

    If craft brewers did software

    By Martyn Williams

    Small breweries face many challenges that reinforce their tendency to stay small — I'd like to explain how digital tools can help small brewers compete in a bubbling market.

    The diversification dilemma

    By Martyn Williams

    The ability to diversify product offerings can provide a serious competitive advantage, but why are so many manufacturers struggling to adapt? 

    Manufacturing’s great planning crisis

    By Martyn Williams

    Let's take a look why, to capitalise on the wealth of data available, planners in manufacturing need data analysis tools that are fit for purpose.

    Why independent SCADA is essential for integration

    By Martyn Williams

    Let's explore the role of SCADA software in smart factories and why hardware-independent software is essential for making the transition to Industry 4.0.

    Sustaining the new normal

    By Martyn Williams

    Lets take a look at how manufacturers can positively adapt to resuming the new normal after the COVID-19 pandemic.

    How can manufacturers achieve complete plant automation?

    By Martyn Williams

    Let's look into the topic of complete plant automation and whether this is feasible for most manufacturers.

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