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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.

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/004 Industrial data and manufacturing interfaces, for consideration when deciding the UK response to ISO.

Proposal: ISO/NP 8000-210 - Data quality - Part 210 - Sensor data: Data quality characteristics.

The report of the latest round of the European Additive Manufacturing Survey has been released by CECIMO;  the survey, which looks at the likely trends for business over the next six months, is carried out via the national associations who are members of CECIMO with MTA handling the UK element of the survey.  You can download the survey below.

Andy Hodgson has regrettably stepped down from the MTA presidency and board for personal reasons.

Dave Burley, our vice president has kindly stepped into the role early in support of the association and the Industry.

Please find a link below to Standards Update Booklet which provides the following information:

·       The BSI committees the MTA attends

·       The standards under revision in each committee

·       The development stage of each standard under revision.

Jack Semple, Secretary of EAMA, reminds us that EAMA (of which MTA is a member) are supporting a government campaign aimed at employers in manufacturing and advanced engineering, that promotes apprenticeships.  

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 IST/033 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection, for consideration when deciding the UK response to ISO.

The MTA's Annual General Meeting will be held on 8th December 2021 at Church House in Westminster, London. Kindly sponsored by Close Brothers Asset Finance.

Following the AGM, the 3 course lunch will feature Professor Anand Menon as the keynote speaker.

There will be a reception at The House Of Commons hosted by Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield.

A brief outline of the agenda can be found below:

Registration is now open for our Annual Dinner 2022!

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered another historic budget and three-year spending review, setting out plans that raise the tax burden to the highest level for 70 years.   

Delegates to our annual Forecast Seminar this week heard discussions of the prospects for global economic growth, the varying prospects for the key industries and our latest forecasts for the UK machine tool and cutting tool markets, along with the Autumn edition of the global machine tool forecast. The event was kindly sponsored this year by our colleagues at Marsh Commercial.

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