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MTA Welcomes the Appointment of New Business Secretary

Speaking following the appointment of Sajid Javid as Business Secretary MTA Chief Executive James Selka said: “We would like to welcome Mr Javid to his pivotal role. Business needs to be at the heart of our national life and we are sure that he will be a strong voice for business in Government and beyond.


Three MTA members have this week received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Holroyd Precision, Renishaw PLC and Unison were amongst more than 100 British businesses to have received a Queen’s Award to recognise their contribution to enterprise.

All of this year’s winners are UK businesses leading the way in international trade, innovation and sustainable development. The Queen’s Awards scheme is regarded as the most prestigious business awards in the country and 2015 marks its 50th anniversary.

Close Brothers launches innovative apprenticeship scheme for SMEs

Close Brothers Group plc, the leading merchant banking group, today announces the launch of a pioneering programme to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) secure the skills they need for future growth. 

Through the “Close Brothers SME Apprentice Programme”, Close Brothers will contribute to the cost of apprentices for 20 SMEs who might otherwise be unable to afford to take on a new apprentice.

Members News

Bespoke Machine Guards from Sponmech

Our guarding systems ensure compliance with the Provision and use of workplace equipment regulations (P.U.W.E.R.98) and The Supply of Machinery (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

Serrtech MX 3 Available Ex-Stock

Follwing our recent partnership with prestige Italian machine tool manufacturer Serrtech Srl, we now have an MX3 5 axis machine available ex-stock.

MecWash recommended by leading Machine Tool Manufacturers

Birmingham based volume parts manufacturer, Falcon Engineering, has invested in a MecWash Solo 400 aqueous parts washing machine following several recommendations from Machine Tool Manufacturers.


When CDM (UK) Limited invested in its first 5-Axis machine at MACH 2014, the precision engineering company quickly turned to Roemheld to supply a 5-Axis vice that would meet its manufacturing needs