The Manufacturing Technologies Association Welcomes New Government’s Commitment to Industry

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is delighted to welcome the new government and its robust commitment to revitalising the UK’s manufacturing and technology sectors. For over a century, MTA has championed the cause of a comprehensive industrial strategy, and we are thrilled to see this vision finally being recognised and implemented by the new administration. […]

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MTA Hosts Record-Breaking TDI Challenge to Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers

Worcester, UK, July 10, 2024 – The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is delighted to announce the most successful Technology, Design, and Innovation (TDI) Challenge to date. Organised by MTA’s Technology & Skills Manager, Sami Ortiz, this year’s event has grown larger than ever, featuring over 23 finalists presenting their innovative projects to an esteemed panel […]

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MTA unveils their state-of-the-art training platform

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) launched their brand-new training platform at this year’s MACH exhibition, hosted at Birmingham’s NEC between the 15th and 19th of April. This innovative new resource provides MTA and non-MTA members with a wide selection of training courses designed to enhance their technical and soft skills. Delivered via online, classroom-based, and […]

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Report reveals ‘True Impact’ of manufacturing is nearly a quarter of UK GDP

Manufacturing is having a far greater impact on the UK economy than first thought according to a major new report released today. ‘The True Impact of UK Manufacturing’, which will be unveiled at MACH 2024 in Birmingham later, shows industry is worth £518billion and supports 7.3million UK jobs directly and across the supply chains/communities it […]

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The Children’s Hospital Charity chosen as the New MTA President’s Charity

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) traditionally support two charities during the year and for the first time, the President’s Charity has been chosen as the Children’s Hospital Charity, supporting Sheffield Children’s Hospital to provide world-class care to children from all over the world. One of three standalone children’s hospital in the UK, Sheffield Children’s Hospital […]

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New MTA President officially takes office

Tony Bowkett, CEO of Nikken, has officially taken office as the President of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), having served as Acting President for the previous six months. Tony succeeded outgoing MTA President Dave Burley in May this year but had to wait until the association’s Annual General Meeting in November, which took place on […]

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National broadcaster highlights MTA’s pioneering commitment to sustainability

The pioneering work conducted by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) in its quest to encourage manufacturers to decarbonise their production processes has attracted the interest of national broadcaster, ITN. The broadcaster will highlight the association’s work in a new series appropriately named Sustainable Solutions Towards Net Zero, which is being broadcast on the eve of […]

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TDI Challenge continues to showcase the spirit of innovation

The Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) flagship Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge competition has continued to showcase the imagination and design skills of a new generation of young engineers. The TDI Challenge 2023 encouraged students between 16 and 18 years old and enthusiastic about engineering and science, to demonstrate their creative talent to an industry […]

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Green Manufacturing

As part of our new series of Thought Leadership pieces, we talk to James Selka, CEO of the MTA about the potentials of green manufacturing.

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MTA expands support for engineering-based manufacturers with the launch of a new cluster of trade associations and events

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has expanded its support to the engineering-based manufacturing sector with the formation of a new cluster of trade associations and events. The move has seen the Engineering Industries Association (EIA) and Additive Manufacturing UK (AMUK) join the MTA portfolio to create a unique alliance dedicated to promoting excellence in the […]

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Podcast: mentoring in a new work environment

Recent challenges including Brexit and COVID-19 have changed the way we work. For those in the early stages of their career, considering a career change or in education, much can be gained through mentorship. In this podcast our expert panel, led by Melanie Bancroft and featuring MTA’s CEO James Selka, explore the benefits of mentorship and why […]

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Precision Products buys MecWash in cleaning system upgrade

Brighton engineering company Precision Products have commissioned a new MecWash Duo 400 system, which has slashed washing cycle times and water consumption. Having already owned a MecWash system that has served the company since 2005, Precision Products were familiar with the marque’s reliability and cleaning standards, having used it for CNC turned parts supplied to […]

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Filtermist to introduce new clean air innovations at MACH 2022

Filtermist Systems Limited is gearing up to showcase a host of clean air innovations that have been introduced during the forced four-year interval between the last MACH exhibition and the upcoming show in April. The Telford based company is heading to MACH 2022 with a simple message for manufacturers…everything required to create and maintain ‘clean air’ […]

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Discover Manufacturing Connectivity in Practice with Bowers Group at MACH 2022

Discover Manufacturing Connectivity in Practice with Bowers Group at MACH 2022 Bowers Group is attending MACH Exhibition from 4th April – 8th April, showcasing a variety of metrology solutions and offering live demonstrations to illustrate how effective data transfer between measurement equipment and applications can boost manufacturing productivity. With a strong focus on connective metrology, Bowers […]

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MecWash to reveal new System at MACH 2022

MecWash are to introduce a brand-new aqueous cleaning system at MACH 2022 in Birmingham. The new system, the MWX300, is the compact version of the MWX400. Designed for low volume specialist applications, the MWX300 delivers world-class cleanliness standards, perfect for the aerospace, electronics, and medical sectors. This latest introduction to the MecWash MWX range of […]

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Bowers Group Launch New Baty R400 Model

The longest-standing profile projector manufacturer in the UK, Bowers Group, has launched a new and improved version of the popular Baty R400. The Baty R400 bench mount profile projector combines high accuracy non-contact measurement and in-depth inspection. Its robust design makes it ideal for both the shop floor and the standards room, something that has […]

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Conexiom Marks Another Record Year of Growth Driven by Increased Global Demand for Trade Document Automation Launch of Trade Document Automation platform leads to record growth across AP, Supply Chain and Sales Order Automation

Conexiom Marks Another Record Year of Growth Driven by Increased Global Demand for Trade Document Automation Launch of Trade Document Automation platform leads to record growth across AP, Supply Chain and Sales Order Automation VANCOUVER, British Columbia— January 25, 2022 — Conexiom, the leading provider of sales order, supply chain and AP invoice automation solutions, today […]

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Wickman attending Mach 2022

Join us at MACH Exhibition 2022 at the NEC, Birmingham on the 4th – 8th April Hall 5, Stand 107.Wickman will be showing their latest Wickman CNC 644 Multi-Spindle Lathe and the NEW Mori-Say CNC 620 Multi-Spindle Lathe.

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Engineering business producing 7 times as many parts with automated manufacturing solution from MSP

A UK-based engineering business are now manufacturing up to 7 times more parts a week and has seen its part setup time reduced from 4 hours to 25 minutes, with the implementation of advanced manufacturing solutions from MSP to their additive manufacturing process. Background SST Technology (SST), part of Polar Technology Group, specialises in the […]

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Industry urged to be COSHH compliant as inspection programme continues into 2022

Manufacturing and engineering companies are being urged to ensure they are COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) compliant by one of the UK’s leading oil mist extraction experts. Telford-based Filtermist Systems Limited is making its customers and the wider industry aware that The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is continuing to run its Fabricated Metals inspection programme until […]

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