Connecting manufacturers and providing support to drive collaboration.
The AMF provides an extensive range of benefits, insightful events, and exclusive opportunities to support our members in growing and developing their businesses.
The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) is a membership network which connects manufacturers and engineers, providing support to drive sustainable growth, innovation, best practice and collaboration with our members.
A community of passionate industry experts, we work with our members, strategic partners, and associates to grow the North East manufacturing and engineering sector.
The AMF offers a range of services in partnership with industry experts to encourage collaboration, champion best practice and facilitate knowledge sharing – all with the aim of creating success opportunities.
Making Owt is an initiative to encourage collaboration and growth within the North East manufacturing and engineering sectors and to support businesses in strengthening their regional supply chain.
AMF Connect is an online portal which offers members a community hub to share opportunities, initiate collaborations, connect with fellow members, and seek advice and support – all in real-time.
Expertise Exchange captures all our practical industry insights from our events to content, advice, sector updates, real-life stories and other key resources to help manufacturing and engineering businesses grow.
New AMF members will initially be partnered with a member of the AMF Board who will welcome you into the community and ensure you maximise on the many benefits of your membership.
The AMF offers a range of exclusive benefits, vital signposting, and access to industry experts to support you at every stage of your business journey and to encourage collaboration, growth, and knowledge sharing.
The latest news from the Advanced Manufacturing Forum and our members, including collaboration stories, and advice and insights from industry experts.
Neil Henry, director, HLA Services, explains why sustainability is set to revolutionise the way the UK energy
South Tyneside based AMF Member Funky Chunky Furniture has doubled its workforce, as well as its turnover,
Almost 1,000 miles over 9 days, crossing 23 different counties…this September keen cyclists at AMF member, Marshalls
Renowned lifestyle and clothing brand, Barbour has expanded its partnership with Port of Tyne, ahead of a
The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) has appointed a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs to support its new
Cell Pack Solutions, a South Tyneside based AMF member which manufactures custom battery packs is fuelling further
From our Monthly Meetings to our Focused Forums, each of our events sees guest speakers share their real-life experiences and first-hand knowledge of the things that effect your business. With networking and Q&As, our events allow you to connect with and learn from leading industry experts.
Summer Social at One More Than Two Brewing Company
Business Improvement Forum
Business Improvement in Manufacturing – Practical Industry Insights – TBC
AR Controls – Automation Focus – Site Tour
The Power of PR in Building Your Profile with Horizon Works
Process Improvement Forum
Staff Development – Coaching
Elis – Staff Culture and Adapting to Change and Process Improvement – Site Tour