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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MecWash to launch MWX300 system at MACH 2022

MecWash has announced that the brand new MWX300 aqueous cleaning system will be launched at MACH 2022. The machine is designed to be compact for low volume specialist applications, with high cleanliness standards, perfect for the aerospace, electronics and medical sectors. John Pattison, managing director of MecWash, comments: ‘MACH is the perfect launchpad for the […]

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Tebis CAD/CAM/MES Demonstrates Intelligent Manufacturing at MACH 2022

Tebis, a specialist provider of CAD/CAM and MES solutions for mechanical component, model, pattern, die and mould manufacturing, will be exhibiting at MACH 2022 which is to be held at the NEC in Birmingham from Monday the 4th until Friday the 8th of April 2022. Tebis will be at Stand 340, Hall 17. The latest […]

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Boneham & Turner Increase Complex Part Offering by Improving Inspection Capability with Sylvac Scan F60L from Bowers Group

Nottinghamshire based Boneham & Turner has increased its ability to offer more complex parts within its tooling and precision-engineered component operations with the help of a Sylvac Scan F60L optical measurement machine, supplied by Bowers Group. A fourth-generation, family-owned precision engineering solutions provider established in 1918, Boneham & Turner serve the aerospace, defence, motorsport, composite […]

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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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