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A consortium of significant UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, has come together to produce medical ventilators for the UK. 

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The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), which owns and runs the MACH exhibition on behalf of the industry, has taken the decision to reschedule MACH from April 2020 to January 2021.

Not only is MACH 2020 the UK’s national manufacturing exhibition, with the largest range of technology on show under one roof, it is also playing host to an extensive seminar programme.

The High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult is the go-to place for manufacturing technologies in the UK, supporting organisations of all sizes in their success. MACH 2020 is pleased to announce that the HVM Catapult will be exhibiting at the UK’s national manufacturing showcase this April.

Thursday night (6th February) saw the Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) Annual Dinner take place at the at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.

MACH 2020 is pleased to announce that the Made Smarter programme will be exhibiting at the UK’s national manufacturing showcase. Their stand at the exhibition will look to help SMEs start their digital journey.

The UK’s National Manufacturing and Engineering showcase MACH 2020 will take place between 20th to 24th April 2020 at the NEC in Birmingham.

Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) President Marcus Burton has been awarded an MBE for services to export and inward investment in the New Year Honours list.

Commenting after the General Election, MTA CEO James Selka said:

The UK’s national manufacturing show, MACH 2020, might still be five months away, but anticipation is building fast and the event is already set to be one of the industry’s highlights of the year.

Last week MTA President and Director of Yamazaki Mazak Europe Marcus Burton was honoured by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) at their 2019 Achievement Awards. Marcus was presented with the Mensforth Gold Medal for Manufacturing.

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.

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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.

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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. 

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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

Tewkesbury-based MecWash Systems Ltd, the precision aqueous parts cleaning and degreasing system specialist, will be exhibiting its latest technology on stand 18-114 at MACH 2020.

Global leader in high performance aqueous cleaning technology, MecWash Systems, has expanded its website to include three extra language options, to meet the demand of its worldwide customer base and further expected international growth.

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Compass Business Finance will be encouraging visitors to MACH2020 to think differently about how they source finance for their business investments.

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Verus Metrology Partners have recently announced a new partnership with Apex Metrology Ltd which will see them supply Verus’ bespoke metrology fixtures along with their modular metrology fixturing kit – V-F