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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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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Bowers Group Launch New Exclusive Offers and Hotlist for 2022

As a leading manufacturer and supplier of precision measurement solutions, Bowers Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Special Offers and Hotlist promotions for 2022. With impressive deals available, as well as highlighting some of the most popular tools across its extensive range of metrology equipment, featuring the newly launched DigiMic external micrometer […]

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