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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.

Midlands-based engineering and manufacturing firms can register for government-funded support to adopt digital technology, under the Made Smarter banner.

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has published new guidance to assist firms considering transferring part of their apprenticeship levy to, another company or a specific apprentice.  Up to 25% of a firm’s apprenticeship levy can be transferred in this way, including to other levy payers.

The University of Sheffield AMRC Cymru is hosting the Digital Factory Showcase to exhibit its new Product and Process Verification (PPV) equipment, funded by the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI).

MTA member, 4CM, is running a free workshop to help manufacturers improve the results from their marketing and sales activities. 

International trade secretary Liz Truss has re-inforced the UK’s focus on Indo-Pacific region.

How to improve your green credentials and positively impact your bottom line

The cabinet changes have several points of interest, with two former business department (BEIS) ministers joining the cabinet.

The new Ofgem Strategic Innovation Fund, delivered through a partnership with Innovate UK, is seeking innovative, ambitious ideas to transform energy networks.

21st and 22nd September
Supporting UK leadership in the global hydrogen market.

Wednesday 6 October
14:00 - 15:30

Seen as a key enabler in industrial sectors, edge computing has the potential to unlock a transformative future for digital manufacturing, but behind the buzzword, what are the benefits of adopting this advanced technology?

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