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 4.1 Release 5 Fast with Even More Automation

Master processes, simpler operation, greater automation, more flexibility, high quality, improved template technology – Tebis 4.1 Release 5 provides many new and improved functions as well as optimised process flows that will help to reach your goals faster in your day-to-day work.

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Manufacturing metrology specialist celebrates major milestone in its history

2022 marks an exciting milestone for manufacturing metrology specialist MSP as the company celebrates 20 years in business. Over the past two decades, MSP has contributed to the advancement of the CNC manufacturing industry through the creation of its innovative metrology and automation tools. MSP was founded in 2002 by Tony Brown, MSP’s Commercial Director, […]

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Thirteen is lucky number for HEC Precision Ltd

Filtermist Systems has recently completed the installation of thirteen Filtermist oil mist filters for HEC Precision Ltd to ensure workers throughout HEC’s machine shop are protected from the risks associated with inhaling airborne oil mist particles. The London based precision engineering company, which was formed in the 1970s, provides a wide range of machining services and finishing […]

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Star GB announces open house event dates with UK premiere of new sliding head lathe

Market-leading sliding head lathe supplier, Star GB, will host its annual open house event from 22-24 November 2022 at its Technology Centre in Derby.  The educational event will be packed with the latest technology from Star and its technical partners, with machining demonstrations across its portfolio and the UK premiere of the new SD Series […]

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Bowers Group Strengthens Operations with 2 New Appointments

Bowers Group is pleased to announce the appointment of two new senior members of staff: Paul Royston has joined as Operations Manager and Emma Bramley as Product Development Manager. Based at Bowers’ manufacturing site in Bradford, Paul will be responsible for leadership of the Bowers Group Operations team. As Product Development Manager, Emma Bramley will […]

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Manufacturing SME’s set to target growth and investment

Our article on growth and investment opportunities seen in Manufacturing…. YES THATS RIGHT! If you are in the market for looking for new machinery and weighting up investment options drop me a message and we can see how we can support your business growth. https://www.machinery-market.co.uk/news/33109/Manufacturing-SMEs-set-to-target-growth-and-investment

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Addmore Engineering Streamlines Measurement of Safety & Performance Critical Components with Bowers Air Gauging System

Addmore Engineering has found the perfect way to measure safety and performance critical components with an air gauging system from Bowers Group. As a family run business which has supplied precision CNC turned and milled components for over 40 years, Addmore Engineering supplies precision components and sub-assemblies into the aerospace, automotive, hydraulic, autosport, fastener, instrumentation, […]

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An introductory guide to email account security

David Fleming, Chief Technology Officer Your business email account is the most common entry point for criminals and is at the root of most successful cyber-attacks. It is not surprising that the most used function in a business is the one that criminals use to exploit. What is surprising, is that the security of a […]

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Free Webinar: Understaning OEE and how to use it effectively

OEE is a powerful KPI metric. In this webinar we’ll talk you through the theory of Overall Equipment Effectiveness to help your understanding and ability to use it as an effective tool for improving manufacturing productivity. We’ll also show you how you can collect the required data in Seiki AIR to help uncover where you […]

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Leading metrology companies find the solution to manual probe setup

Three key players in the world of precision metrology have collaborated to provide a solution that has been missing from the advanced manufacturing industry and is vital to maximising the accuracy of measurement on machine tools. Metrology giant Renishaw and two of its associate companies – MSP based in the UK and RLS based in […]

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