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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.

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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.


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. 

News from our members

CNC Robotics

Despite uncertainty around Brexit and trade tariffs, CNC Robotics are increasingly optimistic about international trade due to the rise in demand from overseas customers.

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Taking effect on 1 July 2018, RUF Briquetting Systems, has taken over C.F. Nielsen A/S, Baelum (Denmark). This means that in future the complete spectrum of briquetting technology will be available from one source. 

The continued expansion into key international markets by MecWash, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of industrial parts washing systems, will see it exhibiting at this September’s International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, Illinois (10 – 15 September 2018).

Phase 3 CNC

Piranha-Clamp - 100% manufactured in Switzerland, offers numerous performance advantages for the user. Featuring specially hardened and coated twin cylindrical jaw guiding system, the Piranha-Clamp centering vice ensures high repetition accuracy and extreme clamping power.