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Manufacturing Industry Awards 2015

The Manufacturing Industry Awards 2015 are open for entries and the deadline is only a few weeks away!

These prestigious awards acknowledge the very best in the manufacturing technologies sector and always attract a strong field of entries.

Entry to the Manufacturing Industry Awards is free and the application process is straight forward.

Entries must be received by the closing date Friday 30 January 2015

Visit the MTA’s Manufacturing Industry Awards 2015 website for more information.

Upcoming Event - UK Surface Engineering Industry- Present & Future

Following their successful seminar at MACH 2014, Cranfield University and the MTA have once again teamed up to bring Members a special conference on UK Industrial Surface Engineering. This free full day conference will be held on 17 February 2015 at Cranfield University, Bedfordshire.

2014 a great year for the MTA

On Tuesday 2nd December the Manufacturing Technologies Association held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Church House in Westminster London.

Attended by over 65 members the AGM included a review of the past year from MTA President Mark Ridgway OBE.

Members News


To date, Roemheld offers the only magnetic clamping plates with a control system that meets the new EN 289 press standard for plastic and rubber machines that came into force in January 2014. 

Renishaw engineer honoured at national Young Woman Engineer of the Year awards

Lucy Ackland, a project manager working on Renishaw's next generation metal 3D printing machine, was awarded the Women's Engineering Society (WES) Prize at the IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Yea

Renishaw to co-chair UK-India Advanced Engineering meeting

Rhydian Pountney, Renishaw's General Manager – ROW Sales Division, will co-chair the Technology Collaborations in Advanced Engineering Working Group of the annual India-UK Joint Economic and Trade

MRO blade repair interview

Anita Xin is a PhD student at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. We asked her the following questions to find out about her research using NC-PerfectPart.

Fermat's WRF 170 Heavy Bore Mill Through 2D CNC Has 80 Tonne Table Capacity

Topping out 2D CNC of Hinckley’s Fermat WRF range of modular built floor-type horizontal boring mills is the WRF 170 Heavy.