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Europe’s biggest industrial trade show EMO took place from 16th – 21st September in Hannover, Germany. Around 117,000 production specialists from 150 countries convened at the world’s leading tradeshow for the metal-working industry.

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is pleased to announce that Andrew Hodgson, Strategic Lead – Digitalisation, at Siemens has been appointed as Vice President of the Association.

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is delighted to announce that Future Engineering Ireland (FEI) will once again be part of the National Supply Chain and Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition in Dublin in January 2020.

The final of the Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) flagship school’s competition, the Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge took place this week at the European headquarters of Yamazaki Mazak in Worcester.

More than 50% of engineering firms in the UK have taken on an apprentice in the last two years a new survey by the Manufacturing Technologies Association and Close Brothers Asset Finance, has found.

Worcestershire and the West Midlands is building its digital capability fast: 5G, superfast broadband, Wi-Fi 6 trials and “digital factories”.

Our Head of Events and Member Services, James Fudge has been in Moscow this week at Metalloobrabotka. The MTA once again hosted the UK pavilion at the Russian show manned by James and our Russian Representative Igor Bazhenov. 

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A new survey, by the Manufacturing Technologies Association and Close Brothers Asset Finance, has found that many manufacturing and engineering firms are not planning to take advantage of the increase of the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA).

At the MTA, we are always looking for ways to provide you with useful information to help you do business. Therefore, we have created a booklet around Standards currently under development.

  • Metalworking innovation platform attracts industry insiders and investors from all over the world
  • The megatopic of networking is changing industrial production

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.

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is pleased to announce that for the fifth consecutive show Lloyds Bank will be the headline sponsors of MACH 2020.

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

On 15th, 16th and 17th of October 2019, Tebis CAD/CAM/MES experts will be invited to showcase Tebis’ Advanced 5-axis CAM solution at DMG MORI Open House at Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry.

On 15th, 16th and 17th of October 2019, Tebis CAD/CAM/MES experts will be invited to showcase Tebis’ Advanced 5-axis CAM solution at DMG MORI Open House at Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry.

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It doesn’t take much research to find concern in the engineering sector about the underrepresentation of women. There are many initiatives aimed at changing this by encouraging more girls and young women to consider engineering as a career.

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The announcement comes as a result of CGTech’s continual business success. The new office is situated next to SGS Berkley Green UTC and forms part of the cyber security and digital centre buildings.