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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Basic Facts 2022

The 2022 edition of the MTA Basic Facts, which summarises the data for the manufacturing technology sector in the UK, has just been published. This edition has the figures up to 2021 and focuses on the four elements of the sector for which published data is readily available – machine tools, cutting tools, tool/work-holding equipment […]

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MACH 2022 proves major catalyst for manufacturing investment

MACH 2022, the largest display of new machinery and manufacturing technologies under one roof in the UK for four years, lived up to its billing as a major catalyst for investment with scores of exhibitors reporting strong sales and positive interest in their products during the five-day event at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. And in […]

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Tebis CAD/CAM/MES Open House 2023

Tebis, a market-leader for CAD/CAM/MES technology with vast experience serving customers in many industries, announced that the Open House for this year will be held on 24th and 25th of May 2023 at Tebis headquarters in Martinsried, Germany. Over the course of two days, Tebis will present technologies to help customers to gain future success, examples of […]

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Tebis Specialist CADCAM for Model Making

Whether you manufacture show cars, data control models, casting models or complete prototype vehicles: Model makers manufacture components for a wide range of applications. All these can be achieved quickly and at the highest quality using Tebis CAD/CAM technology. With both CAD and CAM, Tebis is a perfect match for the processes in the high-tech […]

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Increase Productivity and Profitability with Tebis CAD/CAM Template Technology

Tebis parametric template technology stores company’s manufacturing knowledge specific to CAD and CAM. CAD and CAM templates enable faster and more efficient manufacturing, and they also ensure standards and uniform quality. Companies are less dependent on the expertise of individual specialists, and new employees can get up to speed faster and start contributing productively to the company’s […]

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Does your video borescope have a 90° side view at the click of a button?

The NEW Hawkeye HD Q2 video borescope does just that, it looks straight ahead and to the side, it offers a 0° – 90° side view at the click of a button. The Hawkeye HD Q2 video borescope looks straight ahead and to the side, it offers a 0° – 90° side view at the […]

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The Cybercriminal Ecosystem: Evolution and Extortion

There is a good reason why manufacturing companies are seen as a prime target by cyber attackers: they are heavily reliant on information and operational technologies. Disruption and downtime can bring their business to a complete standstill and threaten its very existence. Which is why, once inside your business systems, the attackers’ blackmail demands can […]

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Tebis Specialist CAD/CAM for Trimming Machining and Laser Cutting

Tebis is a market-leader for CAD/CAM/MES technology with vast experience serving customers in many industries including model, pattern, die and mould making as well as component manufacturing.One of Tebis unique offerings is Tebis specialist 5-axis mill trimming and laser cutting package for improved machining operation safety, quality, and efficiency as well as ease of uses. […]

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Tebis Wins Top Consultancy Award for the Third Time!

Tebis Consulting receives impressive award from Wirtschaftswoche magazine. Tebis Consulting has received the “Best of Consulting Mittelstand” award for the third time. The award was given to the consulting team of the CAD/CAM and MES software Tebis for a customer project in the category “Manufacturing & Operations.” Jens Lüdtke, Head of Tebis Consulting explains, “We […]

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Quatro dust collector makes UK debut at Southern Manufacturing

As part of the Absolent Air Care Group, Filtermist Limited has supplied the UK market with products manufactured by its sister company Absolent AB for more than 10 years. As the group expands, so does Filtermist’s offering: the latest addition to Filtermist’s portfolio – compact, portable dust collectors from Canadian company Quatro Air Technologies, will be […]

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Live Demo: Advanced Planning and Scheduling Software for Manufacturers

Seiki Systems is hosting a live online demo of its advanced planning and scheduling software on January 19th at 11am.

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Would you like to automate your inspection tasks, with the very latest low-cost AI systems and Robot loaded metrology products? 

Join Optimax at Southern Manufacturing, 7th – 9th February, Farnborough International Exhibition Centre With a shortfall of workers and an ever-increasing pressure on the ‘bottom-line’ means that the demand for automation in visual inspection is accelerating. Optimax will showcase Inspekto at Southern Manufacturing, this system is a revolutionary, low-cost, dynamic AI-guided visual inspection tool for […]

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