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With Future Engineering Ireland only a few weeks away we are excited to inform members we have an extra booth available!

Co-located with National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, now in its 5th successful year, the exhibition will be taking place on January 17th 2019 at Citywest, Dublin.

The MTA Dinner is a highlight of the Manufacturing Calendar with place for this year’s event are filling up fast. Held at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza in Central London the Dinner brings together hundreds of people from across manufacturing and beyond. You can find out how to make sure your company is represented here

The November edition of the MTA Business Survey will be closing early next week, so there is still time to let us have your input if you have not done so already.  In these uncertain times, it is important that we have a good overview of the business situation for our industry, so we would encourage as many members as possible to respond to the survey.  You can access the on-line form at - w

PMI, UK and Euro-zone, November 2018:  The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for the UK manufacturing sector picked up in November to 53.1;  this suggests that the 27-month low recorded in October was something of an exception (probably related to the uncertainty over Brexit), although the improvement this month only bring the index in-line with the trend we have seen for this year.  Compared to October, both output and orders increased across all the sub-sectors of consumer, i

The MTA Business Survey for November is underway and, with thanks to those who have already replied, we would encourage MTA members to take part in this valuable survey.  It provides a valuable overview of the business situation for the manufacturing technologies industry and can give a base against which to check your own situation.  The on-line form available at and we look forward to rece

The MTA are pleased to announce that Marcus Brigstocke will be providing the entertainment at next year’s Centenary Dinner, sponsored by Close Brothers. Having just finished his ‘Devil May Care’ Tour of the UK, Marcus will be joining us to celebrate 100 years of the MTA at the Westminster Park Plaza, London, on 28th February 2019.

European Industrial Production, September 2018:  The latest data from Eurostat shows that total industrial production in the Euro-zone fell by -0.3% compared to August but was +0.9% higher than a year earlier.  For the EU28, the trends were -0.2% and +1.1% respectively.

We are delighted to confirm we have two excellent speakers for this year’s AGM, Lunch and House of Commons Reception.

There is still time to get your return to us for the October edition of the MTA Business Survey - the on-line form is available at  This survey gives us an important view of the manufacturing technology sector to place alongside the wider figures that we report in a separate article this week.  With thanks to those who have done so already, please try to find 5 minutes to respond - we look

MTA Breakfast Briefing | 22nd November | 8.30-10.30am | Birmingham