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  • An established UK trade association
  • Representing companies throughout the engineering supply chain
  • Specialists in working with manufacturing sectors at OEM/Tier1 levels
  • Providing supply chain solutions, technology transfer and industry sector events
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    New Products

    Mazak extends entry-level range with two new machines

    Yamazaki Mazak has extended its range of entry-level machines with two new turning centres designed for machine users demanding high quality at an affordable price.

    NEW! PrimeScan: Attractive entry-level solution for highly precise 3D digitization

    The PrimeScan has a compact design: the base area equals a DIN A4 sheet, and the scanner weighs only 3 kg. The working distance is short. Thus, it is suitable as desktop solution and for applications under cramped spatial conditions in industrial surroundings

    WDS offers users access to the UK’s widest range of hinges

    WDS has launched a new range of Hinges featuring multiple styles, materials and sizes.

    Latest GTMA News

    Boost quality and increase production with Toolox 44

    Industry can increase productivity while improving the surface finish of machined products, manufacture faster and at a lower cost by using tool steel Toolox 44 on cutting tools.

    The WDS Technical Team can support any industry from design through to specification

    With over 80 years of manufacturing and distribution experience, WDS Component Parts Ltd. has supplied standard parts, machine accessories and workholding components to many different industries around the world.

    Bowers Group Creates Bespoke Air Gauging System for Aluminium Gearcases

    Bowers put a proposal forward for an 8 channel air gauging station that incorporated all of the requirements stipulated by Rotork.


    Rail Industry Event, May 2016

    For SMEs looking to enter the rail sector or increase their footprint in this multi-billion pound market, GTMA Rail Cluster Group could be the key to unlocking latent business potential.

    Measurement In Manufacturing Event, October 2016

    With keynote speakers from industry-leading ‘blue chip’ manufacturing companies, and over 45 of the country’s leading Metrology specialists,

    Meet The Toolmaker/Moulder, December 2016

    Following on from the first “Meet The Toolmaker/Moulder” event which was held in October, 2014, the GTMA along with the BPF will be holding a series of these events throughout 2015.

    Industry News & EVENTS

    Control Exhibition, 26th-29th April

      Control – Quality Makes the Difference As the world’s leading trade fair for quality assurance, Control brings together users from all over the world with the international market leaders and innovative suppliers of all QA related technologies, products, subsystems and complete solutions in hard and software. With over 900 exhibitors from 32 countries around the […]

    Subcon 2016, 7th – 9th June

    Subcon is the UK’s premier manufacturing supply chain show, dedicated to subcontracting and outsourced engineering services.   The show has been designed to connect buyers with suppliers across manufacturing supply chains, matching visitor needs to the capabilities of world class exhibitors.                   For Further Information & To […]

    PDM 2016, 14th – 15th June

    For 2016 pdm event returns to Telford for an even bigger show, filled with amazing exhibitors, exciting conference sessions and a bundle of great features. This year’s show will incorporate multiple elements of the plastics industry with a particular focus on design, moulding, packaging, recycling and new for this year composites. The previously co-located shows […]



    Supply Chain Solutions – Issue 5

    Inside this issue: It’s a £1.3 billion Aerospace Spectacular MACH 2016 – Manufacturing in Motion New initiative – Are you ready for rail?

    Supply Chain Solutions – 2015

    Inside this issue: Adding value and more at Make Measurement Matter Emerging Technologies – the future comes closer Innovations in Advanced Engineering

    GTMA Manufacturing UK Briefing

    QUALITY STILL COUNTS IN NEW AGE OF MANUFACTURING In a world where manufacturing faces unprecedented emerging technologies and increasing demands for flexible manufacturing there remains one issue which transcends the ages: the importance of quality in process and end product. In this publication, among the many exciting developments taking place in our industry, the underlying […]

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