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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.

September 24th 2021

Export Academy

  What is the Export Academy? The Export Academy from the Department for International Trade will help

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September 20th 2021

How to Raise Your Game on LinkedIn and Win More Business

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) North East and Norma Foster for a free webinar, designed

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September 16th 2021

Marshalls LEJOG – mission accomplished!

After riding 970 miles and climbing 53,529ft across just nine days, pedalling through baking sunshine and thunderstorm

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September 1st 2021

Made Smarter Adoption North East

Helping manufacturing SMEs in the region grow their business with emerging digital technologies   Did you know

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August 23rd 2021

Export Academy

The Export Academy from the Department for International Trade will help you grow your business by showing

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August 16th 2021

NORTHERN POWERHOUSE INTRODUCTION TO IRELAND – OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW EXPORTERS

  The Department for International Trade (DIT), in partnership with the British Irish Chamber of Commerce, is

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August 6th 2021

NEL Fund Managers begins lending under Recovery Loan Scheme

The North East’s longest-standing business investor and AMF member, NEL Fund Managers, is looking to further increase

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July 29th 2021

Net Zero 2050: It’s time the heating and cooling industry got comfortable with being uncomfortable

Neil Henry, director, HLA Services, explains why sustainability is set to revolutionise the way the UK energy

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July 19th 2021

Funky Chunky Furniture doubles in size as consumers embrace online shopping

South Tyneside based AMF Member Funky Chunky Furniture has doubled its workforce, as well as its turnover,

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July 9th 2021

Cyclists from Marshalls take on gruelling challenge for Macmillan

Almost 1,000 miles over 9 days, crossing 23 different counties…this September keen cyclists at AMF member, Marshalls

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June 11th 2021

Port of Tyne and Barbour strengthen their partnership with new port centric warehousing agreement

Renowned lifestyle and clothing brand, Barbour has expanded its partnership with Port of Tyne, ahead of a

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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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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.

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14/10/2021

1:00 pm

Process Improvement Forum

Staff Development – Coaching

20/10/2021

12:00 pm

Monthly Meeting

Elis – Staff Culture and Adapting to Change and Process Improvement – Site Tour

25/10/2021

12:00 pm

Other Event

Wellness at Work Webinar: The Science of Mindfulness

28/10/2021

11:00 am

Technology Forum

Technology in Manufacturing – Practical Industry Insights – TBC

11/11/2021

11:00 am

Business Improvement Forum

Business Improvement in Manufacturing – Practical Industry Insights – TBC

17/11/2021

12:00 pm

Monthly Meeting

The Expanded Metal Company – Pioneering Metal Mesh Products for More Than 130 Years – Site Tour

24/11/2021

12:00 pm

Marketing Forum

Marketing and Sales Teams Working Together to Drive Results with Horizon Works

26/11/2021

12:00 pm

Other Event

Wellness at Work Webinar: Self-Confidence for Success