Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering resources

The following resources provide support to businesses in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector:

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Trade Organisations/Associations

GTMA - UK-based trade association representing leading companies in precision engineering, rapid product development, toolmaking, tooling technologies, metrology and other critical manufacturing related products and services.
Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) - The UK's trade association for the companies who create and supply the technology that manufacturers use to make the products we use and rely on. 
Manufacturing Technology Centre - Established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry.
EEF - The Manufacturers' Organisation - The voice of UK manufacturing and engineering and a leading provider of business support.
NDI (EEF’s defence experts) - Offering supply chain sourcing and development services to businesses of all sizes in the defence, aerospace, space and security sectors.
Made in the Midlands - A privately run peer group for MD's and CEO's of Manufacturing and Engineering firms in the Midlands.
BEMA (British Engineering Manufacturers Association) - The largest engineering trade association in the South West of England with members operating as far north as Worcestershire and south to Cornwall, west into South Wales and as far east as Surrey.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) - One of the largest science, engineering and technology institutions in the world.


Made Smarter Review (Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) - The Made Smarter (previously named Industrial Digitalisation) Review was launched in January 2017 as part of the Industrial Strategy announcement, setting out the aim for the UK to be a leader in Industrial Digitalisation (ID) and identify ways to exploit the benefits of applying digital technology to the manufacturing industry through a strong industry and government partnership. 

The Engineer - Trade publication (online and print).

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