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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 www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-oct18. 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
The MTA Business Survey for October was launched on Thursday. This survey provides a valuable overview of the business situation for the manufacturing technologies industry and, in these uncertain and changing times, it is important that we get as much input as possible. The on-line form available at www.mta.org.uk/mta-business-survey-oct18 and we look forward to hearing from as many MTA members as possible over the next few days
The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) are pleased to announce the launch of their new podcast. The podcast will be a new regular feature of the MTA’s communication’s strategy and a way to get all the latest important news to our membership.
The podcast are hosted by the MTA’s PR and Communications Manager Tom Lane and will feature other members of the MTA and MACH teams as the series progresses.
We are delighted to confirm we have two excellent speakers for this year’s AGM, Lunch and House of Commons Reception.
The ongoing negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council to set up an EU cybersecurity certification framework will have profound implications for the future of Europe’s industrial system, European companies being the first impacted by the final design of the framework.
CBI Industrial Trends Survey, October 2018: One of the data elements that we trailed during the forecast seminar was the CBI Industrial Trends Survey and, in particular, the questions around investment intentions. As we anticipated, the outlook for capital spending on plant & machinery weakened significantly in this survey, falling to its lowest level since July 2009. All three of our key sub-sectors, Transport Equipment, Machinery and Metal Products saw a significant
Last week we released our new forecasts for the UK market at our annual seminar. We have now updated the presentations from that event with notes taken during the seminar and members can download the annotated version from the MTA web-site at https://www.mta.org.uk/members-area/mta-forecast-documents; as this is a valuable member service, you will need your user name and password to access this page. As this is writte
European Industrial Production, August 2018: The latest data from Eurostat shows that total industrial production in the Euro-zone increased by +1.0% compared to July and was +0.9% higher than in August 2017; for the EU28 as a whole, the equivalent figures were +0.8% and +1.2% respectively. Note that total industrial production includes manufacturing along with the extraction and utilities industries.
Following the success of our first event earlier this year, we are holding a second half-day workshop, delivered by Business Psychologist, Alan Bradshaw, which explores the management of common health problems and introduces a new, evidence-based approach called the ‘Health Work Toolbox'