Join The Best Of British – Supporting UK Supply Chain

Established in 1942, GTMA is a UK-based Trade Association representing leading companies in toolmaking, tooling technologies, precision machining, jigs and fixtures, rapid product development, metrology and other critical manufacturing related products and services.

Whilst our benefits of membership is a long and exhaustive list, here is a selection

on offer to support our members

  • Sector focused Cluster groups engaging with OEM’s
  • UK Tooling Alliance –   The Tooling Alliance provide a complete purchasing structure that offers peace of mind when procuring Mould and Press Tools
  • Comprehensive digital marketing support via several platforms such as the GTMA web site, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and Engineering-update
  • Leads and analytic service making members aware within 60 minutes when a company has searched for their products/service
  • Manufacturing Resource Centre (MRC) is committed to delivering technical solutions for the UK Manufacturing Supply Chain and works closely with OEM and Tier 1 companies
  • GTMA initiative – ReshoringUK  a unique collaboration of leading industrial engineering associations assisting manufacturers connect with trusted, accredited suppliers
  • International Export Hub- The Export Hub is a new GTMA initiative designed to increase the number of GTMA members and SME manufacturers looking to export for the first time.
  • GTMA Sector focussed networking events such as Manufacturing Solutions UK, Manufacturing Solutions Ireland, Meet the Toolmaker, Make Measurement Matter
  • GTMA Pavilions at manufacturing events such as Mach, Advanced Engineering, Interplas, Med-Tech and others
  • Comprehensive list of Business partners who have forged special relationships with GTMA to enhance the services we give to our members which includes a free HR/Employment helpline, Free Company Credit Reports and Free H&S helpline.
  • Committed and experienced members of staff who will go that extra mile to support members


To find out more about GTMA or how to join please email