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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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    A new portable measuring arm with better scanning and touch probe measurement accuracy will be unveiled by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

    Latest GTMA News

    Don’t compromise on tooling, warns Quickgrind

    Quickgrind has issued a warning to the British engineering industry that many businesses are unconsciously hindering their own performance by compromising on their choice of tools. “As engineers, it’s very obvious to us that a bespoke tool, specifically designed for a particular application, will perform better in that situation than a general purpose item bought […]

    Faulkner Moulds Designs and Creates Tooling for Unique Versatile Flood Defence Device

    Close Working Relationship In 2015, Faulkner Moulds, a Plastic Injection Mould Toolmaker based in West Yorkshire, fully designed and created the tooling for 3 patented products for their customers, all of which are now successfully selling at market. As Duncan Faulkner, Managing Director, explains, “We always work closely with our customers throughout the full design […]


    The VideoCAD Rapid high definition 2D measurement device will be at the MACH Show for the first time this April (Hall 4, stand 4392 Spectrum Metrology).  Intelligent Saphir QD software combined with the unsurpassed speed of the VideoCAD Rapid measurement station makes this instrument ideal for manufacturers of multiple and varied components such as stampings, […]


    Make Measurement Matter Event, October 2016

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

    JLR Supplier Programmes

    Jaguar Land Rover’s nominated provider for Supplier Six Sigma Green Belt programmes. We deliver the training, coaching, assessment and certification.

    Meet The Toolmaker/Moulder, 2nd December

    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

    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 […]

    Mach 2016, 11th – 15th April

    A biennial exhibition which brings together all the best innovations and latest developments to come from the manufacturing technologies sectors under one roof.



    Supply Chain Solutions – Issue 2 2015

    QUALITY STILL COUNTS IN NEW AGE OF MANUFACTURING 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 […]

    Supply Chain Solutions – Issue 1 2015

      Bringing Buyers and Suppliers Together Inside this issue: Manufacturing UK – the focus is on automotive Great expectations for materials ‘Take Your Pick’ in the medical sector

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