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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.

The MTA Business Survey for November is underway and we would encourage all MTA members to take part.  It only takes a couple of minutes to give your input (and you don’t have to answer all of the questions if you don’t want – although we hope you will of course) and the survey gives a good overview of the level of activity in the manufacturing technology sector.

CELIMO (the European group for associations representing importers and distributors in our industry) will be holding an on-line webinar on Friday 4th December at 0930;  this will be an overview of the economic situation in Europe with a focus on the industrial sector - where are we and what does the recovery look like for various industries.

The SHEP (Safety and Health in Engineering Partnership) work-related stress webinar is designed to help SMEs effectively identify and take measures to reduce work-related stress - this is particularly important given the current circumstances we all find ourselves in.

The new and updated edition of the MTA Standards Booklet is available to download below (you can also find it at  It gives details of:

The MTA Business Survey for October will be closing early next week but there is still time to get your data back to us if you have not done so already.  There is on-line form is still available at or if you would prefer a word version, please contact Geoff Noon at MTA (e-mail:  This important survey helps us all to keep an up-to-date

Whilst we adapt to being in a second lockdown and the pandemic continues to affect everyone differently, we recognise that everyone has had their life changed in some or many ways.

Our partners at Croner, who provide a helpline which MTA members can access, are holding the next in their series of webinars on HR and employment law on Thursday 19th November at 1pm.

This session will cover a range of topics, including:

The webinar organised by EAMA - the Engineering and Machinery Alliance of which MTA is a member – is now available to view at

The Lloyds International Trade Portal identifies key information by country and product to be traded and lists more than 100,000 importers worldwide.  It has hitherto been available free of charge to Lloyds customers only but Lloyds Bank is making it available free of charge.  This is an important online resource for exporters and would-be exporters.

MTA Associate Member Citation has produced a free guide for MTA members on how to managing employees with COVID symptoms or who’ve tested positive.