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MTA CEO Comments on today's manufacturing PMI figures

Speaking after the publication of today’s manufacturing PMI figures, which showed a sharp rebound in activity, MTA CEO James Selka said: “The August rebound is really welcome news. Clearly the current exchange rate is having a positive effect on exports, MTA members have told us that it has made their products more competitive in global markets. That is good news in the short term, but in order to build on it the industry has to invest in new technology to be more productive and stay ahead of the competition. We’re confident that they will do that.

MACH Exhibition Launches 2018 Website

With the dust settled on a successful MACH 2016, we are pleased to announce that the new website has launched and the ballot process for MACH 2018 is now open.

The new MACH website now has responsive design to make it even easier to navigate, update and enjoy on mobile devices. The site contains all the latest MACH 2018 news and provides full details on the exhibition moving home for the first time in over 40 years.

TDI Challenge final 2016

For over a decade the Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) annual Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge, has been shining a light on young designers and engineers. The nationwide competition for schools aims to encourage teenagers to recognise the opportunities of a career in engineering and further develop their practical knowledge of modern manufacturing. 

Members News

'G0' Cancels Canned Cycles

This is not a newsflash, it has always been the case! Please click on the below link for full article:

Objet Connex 3D Printer Cuts Prototyping Time at Speedo

Speedo have cut design iteration times dramatically thanks to the use of a Connex 3D printer when rapid prototyping hard goods.


Two new sawing systems from Addison Saws are bringing considerable benefits to manufacturing at AJ Binns Limited, the Hertfordshire-based specialists in washroom and changing room furniture.