Keep up to date with the latest news in advanced manufacturing

Welcome to the AMF Expertise Exchange: Knowledge section of the website where you can stay up to date with the latest news from the AMF and our members. Here you will also find member collaboration stories, and practical advice and insights from industry experts.

January 21st 2022

AMF Chair Richard Swart Congratulates Britishvolt on Securing Investment for New Electric Car Battery Plant in the Region

Richard Swart, Chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum, said: “The Advanced Manufacturing Forum sends many congratulations to Britishvolt on

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January 10th 2022

Rachel Mansfield, global service and innovation director at Tracerco

Rachel Mansfield, global service and innovation director at Tracerco, talks about her role on the board of

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December 3rd 2021

MD of Cell Pack Solutions talks business growth during pandemic and being a founding member of AMF.

Eddie Czestochowski, managing director of South Tyneside based, Cell Pack Solutions, talks business growth during the pandemic

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November 18th 2021

Business Unit Manager for Marshalls Landscape Protection on why he got involved with AMF

Brian Tait, business unit manager for Marshalls Landscape Protection, discusses his role on the board of the

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November 17th 2021

Advanced Manufacturing Forum urges UK government to avoid potentially devastating trade war with Europe

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF), has warned of potentially severe consequences for its members, if the UK

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May 26th 2021

Manufacturing forum asserts its position as a voice to the manufacturing community with new board appointments

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) has appointed a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs to support its new

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December 18th 2019

A Review of 2019 by AMF Chairman Ian Fawdon

AMF Chairman, Ian Fawdon looks back over 2019 to share his insight on member opportunities at the

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June 14th 2019


We are delighted to announce that we are launching a new quarterly forum for AMF members, The

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November 29th 2018

The AMF Appoints New Forum Manager to Drive Regional Growth

 We are pleased to announce that we have appointed a new forum manager to strengthen our foothold

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November 16th 2018


The AMF is proud to announce that we have appointed Paul Wilson to our strategic board, to

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May 29th 2018

AMF welcomes new preferred supplier, Synergy

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) is proud to welcome business transformation specialist, Synergy, as a preferred supplier.

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May 15th 2018

IIRSM North East and Cumbria Branch Launch

The IIRSM is inviting AMF members to the launch of its first North East and Cumbria Branch

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