About The AMF

Who We Are

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) is a membership network which brings together the North East of England manufacturing and engineering community to create successful opportunities.

We engage with members and sector experts within the wider business community to exchange ideas and knowledge to generate business growth and success opportunities and to champion advanced manufacturing in the UK.

Sectors we Support

Our Mission

Our Commitment to Members


To drive sustainable growth, innovation, best practice and collaboration with our members.


Connect, support and inspire innovation through an approachable and diverse network of manufacturing, engineering and supply chain businesses, to enable responsible and sustainable growth whilst being a trusted and vocal partner that champions the interests of our members and celebrates their successes.






The AMF’s objectives are:

– To connect manufacturing and engineering businesses, facilitate collaborations and share opportunities to support our members in sustaining and growing their companies.

– To continue expanding our community of passionate sector experts and work together to grow the North East of England manufacturing industry.

– To harness the extensive manufacturing and engineering experience and expertise of our members and partners to create successful opportunities.

– To advocate and educate to establish manufacturing and engineering as attractive, stimulating and rewarding careers for young people.

– To provide a platform for members to collectively share knowledge and engage with the wider business community to exchange ideas, advocate best practices, advance technology, network, educate and inspire change.

The benefits of joining the AMF are extensive and membership is open to all North East of England manufacturing and engineering organisations – become a member now or contact us for more information.

Contact Us


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.

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Our events provide expert insights, practical tips and advice on specialised areas

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.

Find out more


9:00 am

Making Owt

Making Owt Exhibition 2023 ‘Meet Your Maker’ – The Exhibitors Exhibition!


12:00 pm

Business Improvement Forum

AMF HR Forum; Neurodiversity – An opportunity to increase your knowledge A safe space for discussion – no “stupid questions”