This week has seen Turkey’s largest Manufacturing Technologies Exhibition, MAKTEK Eurasia, underway in Istanbul. The event occupies the whole of the 120,000 sqm Tuyap complex and has something like 1000 exhibitors from Machine Tool Manufacturers and Tooling companies through to companies applying the technology in Turkey and beyond.
Scarborough Engineering Week took place this week and saw over 2000 young people attend. The event, aimed at young people aged from 4-19 years, is a showcase of some of the most prominent local and regional business’ who rely on engineering to be successful. It is all about empowering young people to take control of their future in an ever changing world. The show was a great opportunity to inspire, and promote careers available in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. There were lots of examples and ‘have a go’ features to show how exciting technology can be.
The MTA’s Head of External Affairs Paul O’Donnell was in Glasgow earlier this week to speak at Fringe Event organised by the New Statesman magazine. The event, which was supported by the EEF, saw Vince Cable MP, EEF CEO Terry Scuoler and Paul debate what the Liberal Democrats could offer to manufacturing with a packed audience.