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GTMA Initiatives

GTMA is a 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.

We have a committed strategy to focus on major market sector opportunities, from Aerospace and Automotive to Medical, Rail and Energy but to name a few. Our work with OEMs and Tier 1s is now seen as a valuable resource for buyers building manufacturing supply chains.  A few of our Initiatives are outlined below:

TOOLING ALLIANCE

UKTA comprises of a number of toolmakers with a variety of capacity and technical capabilities to present a unified credible supplier front with far more to offer than any single company. It will support the toolmakers, which have a wide range of expertise and the ability to handle tools ranging from micro to 10 tonnes capacity, secure projects and engage them in Early Supplier involvement (ESI) and introduce what is termed a ‘total care package’ at the design development stage. Auditing of the partners’ capabilities was conducted by the GTMA.

BRAZIL BUSINESS HUB

The Brazil Business Hub helps engineering and manufacturing sector companies to engage with business opportunities, major projects and partners in Brazil.

The Hub provides focused assistance via informative events, consultancy work and missions to potential clients and partners, both in Brazil and in the UK.
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RESHORING UK

Reshoring UK is a unique collaboration of leading industrial engineering associations to assist manufacturers connect with trusted, accredited suppliers capable of delivering products and services that match their requirements.

This structured approach will support OEMs and Tier 1 companies who need to fill the gaps in their supply chains or to support the creation of new ones. This facility will support the high value and technical requirements of such industries as aerospace, automotive, rail, marine, energy and medical from conceptual design to complete product delivery for companies searching for UK-based support for their businesses…

MRC

The Manufacturing Resource Centre is committed to promoting excellence in the UK engineering Supply Chain. One of its key roles is developing opportunities for the UK engineering Buyer and Supplier to work together.