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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VISION ENGINEERING AND ZEISS COLLABORATE TO PRODUCE DEEPFOCUS 1

We are delighted to be partnering with Zeiss Industrial Metrology to add an extended depth of focus inspection system to our range of microscopy systems for the first time. The new DeepFocus 1 system represents a significant collaboration between two of the world’s leading microscope innovators. DeepFocus 1 combines Vision Engineering’s technical and design expertise with Zeiss’ […]

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The 2022 Tebis Open House – Two days, Three Floors, Full Power

This year’s Tebis open house took place on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2022 at Tebis’ headquarters in Martinsried. The 2022 Tebis Open House was once again held under the motto “We bring it all together.” More than 400 visitors had an opportunity to learn more about new and familiar CAD/CAM process solutions and […]

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Bowers Group’s Aman Athwal Wins Apprentice of the Year at West Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards

We are delighted to announce that our Technical Engineering Apprentice Aman Athwal has been awarded Apprentice of the Year in the category of Engineering & Manufacturing at this year’s West Yorkshire Apprenticeship awards. The event took place at Bradford City Football Club on Thursday 9th June, where guests enjoyed a drinks reception, 3 course dinner, […]

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Hewland Engineering Ltd. Boosts Inspection Accuracy and Efficient Data Transfer with the New Bowers DigiMic

Bowers Group’s newly launched DigiMic digital micrometer has already impressed within the engineering sector, with Berkshire-based Hewland Engineering Ltd. reporting improved efficiency within its quality and inspection processes. Hewland’s history walks proudly alongside the heritage of motorsport, manufacturing bespoke and OEM Gearboxes for racing applications, Internal Combustion and EV sectors in performance vehicles, and in […]

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Cox Powertrain use MecWash Solo to assist with global expansion

Cox Powertrain, the innovative British manufacturers of high-powered diesel outboard engines, contacted MecWash to find a parts washing system to assist their cleaning processes. After a period of growth, the engineers found that the workload had increased substantially and  Cox needed to improve efficiency. Peter Woodhead, manufacturing engineer at Cox Powertrain, said: “We contacted MecWash following […]

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Bowers Group Welcomes Jordan Gould as Central East Sales Manager

Bowers Group is delighted to announce that Jordan Gould has been promoted to the position of Central East Sales Manager. Jordan joined Bowers Group in 2020 as Mobile Metrology Centre Demonstration Manager and enjoyed enormous success delivering detailed product demonstrations across the UK for the full range of metrology products, as well as driving sales and acquiring new […]

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VISION ENGINEERING REINFORCES UK MANUFACTURING BASE WITH MILTURN PRECISION ENGINEERING ACQUISITION

Vision Engineering, a 64 year old British leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality visual instrumentation and a significant supplier of machined components/sub assembly services to other industrial sectors, has today announced the acquisition of Milturn Precision Engineering, of Hinckley, Leicestershire, a precision engineering specialist. The acquisition of Milturn fulfils a strategic objective to significantly improve […]

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Recap from Tebis CAD/CAM/MES at MACH 2022 Exhibition

Recap from Tebis CAD/CAM/MES at MACH 2022 Exhibition Tebis UK demonstrated intelligent manufacturing at the MACH 2022 exhibition which was held at the NEC in Birmingham from Monday the 4th to Friday the 8th of April 2022. During the five-day exhibition, our visitors were able to learn more about the latest release of Tebis CAD/CAM […]

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NEIDA Apprentices Secure Full-time CNC Sliding Head Positions

Congratulations to recently graduated Machining Apprentices Ethan Rotherham and Adam Thompson on securing full-time CNC sliding head setter positions at Neida. Why choose an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship at Neida? As a manufacturer of precision turned and milled components, Neida runs a successful apprenticeship scheme from manufacturing locations in Stoke-on-Trent and the Isle-of-Wight and believes […]

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Successful Control Exhibition for Bowers Group after 3 Year Hiatus

Bowers Group is celebrating the success of Control 2022 following a 3-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The Bowers team very much enjoyed catching up with contacts old and new, including a number of our valued distributors, at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre from 3rd – 6th May. Bowers Group were proud to display a […]

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