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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.

Members have been given the chance to get free tickets for this online event in June. This is an opportunity for digital transformation leaders across Europe to come together and join forces with 100’s of experts from across the manufacturing industry.  

UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Engineering and Machinery Alliance (EAMA) are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming export webinar, which will highlight the benefits of the support available from UKEF's General Export Facility (GEF).  

What you can expect at the event:   

Chancellor Rishi Sunak and business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng have written an open letter to businesses, explaining how the 2017 Industrial Strategy (IS) is morphing into “our plan for growth”.

The letter follows publication on March 3rd of Build Back Better – our plan for growth on Budget Day, March 3rd, and criticism of dropping the IS and the accompanying Industrial Strategy Council, which has been replaced by a larger Build Back Better Council.  

Please be advised that a New Work Item Proposal has been loaded to the BSI Standards Development Portal for comment. We hope this will assist in increasing awareness of the Standards Development Portfolio.  

Any comments received will be submitted to AMT/10 – Robotics, for consideration when deciding the UK response to ISO.  

A big welcome to the MTA Latest Member Conexiom. Conexiom is a SaaS automation solution which helps customer service, operations, and financial teams transform their digital documents and manual processes into touchless outcomes with 100% data accuracy.  

The Knowledge Transfer Network is running a series of a webinars for manufacturers aimed at business improvement, starting on 13th April to the end of June.

CECIMO – the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies – kindly invites you to join their webinar on “Repairing with Additive Manufacturing: An opportunity to boost industrial sustainability”, which will take place on Wednesday 14th April from 12:00 to 13:00.

Members are alerted to the risk of a potentially catastrophic virus scam that is linked, fraudulently, to the Health and Safety Executive. The virus is in an email purporting to be from the HSE to arrange an appointment for an inspector to make a site visit.

Four major new trade and investment hubs will be established in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the North-East of England to boost trade and investment and level-up the country, the International Trade Secretary announced earlier in the week.

Opportunities in Batteries: Local production, Trends and Road Map, Applications Brazil

Never in our history have we witnessed such strong portfolio change from combustion cars (ICE) to electric vehicles (EV) and, no matter what happens, batteries are always at the centre of discussions, due to their price, development, safety and levels of autonomy they can proportionate to vehicles.