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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.

If you are experiencing Industry 4.0 Fatigue, are fed up with attending events that "worship the problem" and want to just get on & boost your productivity & innovation, then join the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative. Members will have access to;

1. A Digital strategy template - since over 70 % of companies do not have one

2. Help to assess their business readiness for the 4th Industrial revolution

The 2017 MTA Forecast seminar will take place on Thursday 19 October and is being held at the premises of Fanuc UK Ltd, Ansty Park, Coventry.

The July edition of the MTA Business Survey will close next week, but there is still time to get your return back to us, especially if you have been away on holiday.  The on-line form is available at and we hope that as many members as possible will participate, whether you are regular responders or new to the survey.

The MTA Business Survey for July has been launched and despite the holiday season, the response rate is holding up well.  However, this is just a gentle nudge to members to let us have your returns as soon as possible, especially if you are going away shortly.  You can access the on-line form at - we look forward to hearing from you.

he MTA have been working in collaboration with the Engineering Industries Association (EIA) on securing funding for international exhibitions in the Asian market.

We have some new members of the MTA this week and we would like to say a big welcome to Cambridge Numerical Control, Datron Technology Ltd and Thread Rolling Technology Ltd. You can find out more about these new members below.

Cambridge Numerical Control -

Cambridge Numerical Control was established in 1981.

MTA members Engineering Technology Group (ETG) are tackling the skills gap head on after making a £6m commitment to developing a network of Technical Academies.

Martin Doyle, Managing Director of the Engineering Technology Group (ETG), made the announcement at the launch of its first facility at Norton Motorcycles in Castle Donington on 20th July and laid out the vision to create a further 14 centres across the UK.

The 2017 edition of our Basic Facts Booklet has just been published.  We will be sending copies to all members in the next few days, but if you would like more copies, please let us know and we will get them off to you.

You can also download a “soft copy” from the MTA web-site at

MACH is the largest industrial showcase in the UK and is the place to learn about and source the technology that is changing the world we live in. Taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 9th – 13th April 2018, the exhibition is already over 75% full and spaces on the floor plans are filling up quickly.


Cloud NC are researching and applying methods to control machines automatically and more optimally.

CloudNC’s mission is to make milling machines one click devices that can produce a part easily, efficiently and with minimal human intervention.