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Heading into 2022, the UK’s manufacturing and engineering community have every reason to be confident. Government forecasts suggest UK growth of 6.0% while the incentive of 130% capital allowances are in place on qualifying plant and machinery investments.

The Engineering Supply Chain Show is a new exhibition where engineering and manufacturing buyers go to find world-class suppliers, exclusively in the UK engineering and manufacturing supply chain.

The MTA has published the 2021 edition of its Basic Facts booklet which sets out some outline market data for the manufacturing technology sector.

SIR RONALD HALSTEAD

We are sorry to announce the passing of Sir Ronald Halstead CBE, MA, Hon. DSc, FRSC, President of
the Engineering Industries Association (EIA) last Friday 18th June 2021. He was 94. He is survived by

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) today announces that The Engineering Industries Association (EIA) has been brought on board as part of the MTA family and will now sit as an independent identity under the MTA umbrella brand.

MACH 2022, the first national gathering of the UK engineering community post-COVID-19, has been given fresh impetus following the Chancellor’s announcement of the new super-deduction incentive scheme, show organiser, the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has said.

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), the trade body representing the UK’s engineering-based manufacturing technology suppliers, has pledged its commitment to continue working with Europe’s manufacturers – and called on politicians in the UK to back this important industry.

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The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), which owns and organises the MACH exhibition, has been working hard to ensure that even in these unprecedented times, the advanced manufacturing and engineering community can still come together virtually to connect safely, to innovate and be... Read more

Andy Hodgson, MTA President

Tuesday 8th December 2020 saw members of the Manufacturing Technologies Association meet online for our first ever virtual AGM. As part of this meeting, we also welcomed our new President Andy Hodgson, Strategic Lead: Digitalisation at Siemens.

The Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) flagship Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge competition for young secondary school entrepreneurial STEM students went ahead utilising the latest digital technologies.

Following the announcement from the Prime Minister on Saturday, that from Thursday 5th November as we enter a second national lockdown, the manufacturing sector has specifically been told can continue to go to work.

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The MTA, which owns and runs the MACH exhibition on behalf of the industry, has taken the decision to reschedule MACH from January 2021 to April 2022.

MACH

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.

Industry Focus

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.

Our Services

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.

Outreach

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. 

Events

Creating business opportunities for our members is a key aim for the MTA. Our vibrant networking events, annual dinner, inward and outward missions and export activities are all designed to create links for the UK’s advanced engineering sector and leading international engineering organisations.

News from our members

HMRC Issue Detailed Guidance on the Super-Deduction for New Equipment.
TORCH TORCH is a business advisory service designed to speed up data-driven innovation and change, whilst encouraging collaborations between businesses. It enables clients who have developed a data strategy to overcome the challenges of starting new data projects.
Innovate UK Smart Grants – open for applications. Closing date: 5 January 2022
After Covid enforced a somewhat subdued performance in 2020,