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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.

This week the AMRC in Sheffield held a two day conference on Factory 2050: The Smart Factory at their brand new Rolls-Royce Factory of the Future building. The 6400 sq m facility includes workshop, laboratory, offices and conference space.

ALE (The Association of Kazakhstan Machinery Industry) would like to invite MTA members to attend IV Forum of Kazakhstan Machinery Manufacturers in Astana. The Forum is co-run by the Republic of Kazakhstan Government and ALE and takes place on 16th September 2016. Over 700 participants are expected at the forum representing local machinery manufacturers, representatives from the legislative and executive branches of government and consumers of engineering products.

Forum Goals

Register your business in a new export directory that aims to promote British goods on an unprecedented scale. Potential overseas customers and buyers from global markets will be able to search for UK companies and organisations that will supply the products, services and skills they need. The Directory will be launched in November 2016 and will be supported by international marketing activity to increase and sustain the ongoing demand for UK goods and services.

Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society, will open the Factories of the Future Conference 2016: Materialising Factories 4.0. It’s a clear sign of the high relevance of our conference topics and participants.

A pioneering collaboration between the University of Sheffield School of Mathematics and Statistics and the Machining Group of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing is developing simulation tools that can be used to create new automated manufacturing processes.

Register your business in a new export directory that aims to promote British goods on an unprecedented scale. Potential overseas customers and buyers from global markets will be able to search for UK companies and organisations that will supply the products, services and skills they need. The Directory will be launched in November 2016 and will be supported by international marketing activity to increase and sustain the ongoing demand for UK goods and services.

The Blue Guide on the implementation of EU products rules 2016 has been published this week in the EU Official Journal.

The Guide explains different elements of the New Legislative Framework and relates to a number of EU legislation, including amongst others:

The MTA is part of Cranfield University’s Manufacturing Co-operative, and as such we are invited to exclusive events.  There is a free workshop provided the Manufacturing Co-op, working in collaboration with HSSMI (High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute) is organising. The event will take place at HSSMI’s facilities at the Olympic Park in Stratford on the 15th August starting at 09.30am.  

12 September 2016 - 15 September 2016 

The deadline of the exhibition application for JIMTOF2016 is over, but the applications for Catalogue Exhibition Corner, which will be set up at JIMTOF2016, are now being accepted. Please see the attached documents for more details on how you can submit your 

Please note that the application form should be submitted directly from exhibitor to JIMTOF Fair Management Office by mail, e-mail or fax.

JIMTOF Fair Management Office (Tokyo Big Sight Inc.)

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