The 15th April holds a special place in the history of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), as it was on this date in 1919 that the Association was founded and the first meeting of its members held.
MACH, a biennial exhibition of manufacturing technologies, is the UK’s largest industrial trade event attracting 25,000 visitors. It is wholly owned and operated by the MTA.
Advanced Manufacturing is a dynamic, globalised, sector which is constantly evolving. Much of that evolution is as a consequence of technological change which is happening at a faster rate than ever before. Manufacturing Technology that change right across sectors and in companies of all sizes. The MTA exists to help its members transform the manufacturing world.
The MTA offers a wide range of services to our members: Marketing, Grants for Training and Apprenticeships, Representation, Networking and Information. You can find out more about what we and our members have achieved together.
The MTA is a not-for-profit organisation which strives to make a positive difference to our industry and society more widely. In particular the MTA recognises the importance in supporting outreach activities to encourage new talent into the industry, helping to close the current skills gap.