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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.

Bridging the Skills Gap- 12th May 2015

Do you have a skills shortage in your business?
We have a range of speakers who can help, so make sure you don’t miss out.

The MTA and the MTC are presenting a seminar on 'Bridging the Skills Gap'. This free half day seminar will include a number of speakers, lunch and a tour of the facilities at the MTC.

Members News

600 UK walks away with silver at prestigious national manufacturing awards

600 UK, a Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire based machine tools and precision-engineered components manufacturer, has been named a British manufacturing champion after scooping a prestigious national bu

Concentric reduces environmental impact and achieves significant savings with MecWash

World leading diesel engine pump manufacturer Concentric AB has been able to claim Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) equating to 20% of the purchase price of an Aqua-Save Junior 2 from MecWash.


Renowned dairy products brand Longley Farm has purchased a Harrison V390 centre lathe from 600 UK to help the company develop the machinery that makes its innovative range possible.

Water Evaporators and solvent recycling

Our range of recycling equipment has expanded and has been updated with improved recycling units to provide the biggest choice available anywhere.