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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.

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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April 27th 2021

Battery manufacturer powers growth with significant acquisition

Cell Pack Solutions, a South Tyneside based AMF member which manufactures custom battery packs is fuelling further

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April 27th 2021

North East fabricator engineers solutions for a zero-waste future

A major expanded polystyrene manufacturer has hit its zero-waste target, thanks to innovative technology developed by Gateshead-based

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March 9th 2021

Adapting to a changing business landscape – a Q and A with Miller International UK

Digital transformation was in the spotlight at last month’s Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) Marketing Club, held in

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March 9th 2021

What is digital transformation – and how can it be applied to marketing in the manufacturing sector?

Article by Samantha Vassallo, managing director and Richard Holmes, account director of B2B marketing agency and AMF

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February 4th 2021

Engineering firms partner to strengthen offering across multiple industries

Companies in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical industries can now benefit from the combined stainless-steel

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January 19th 2021

A RECORD YEAR FOR MHA TAIT WALKER CORPORATE FINANCE

AMF member MHA Tait Walker‘s Corporate Finance team are celebrating a record year in 2020 completing over

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November 27th 2020

MHA TAIT WALKER WELCOMES NEW RECRUITS TO ITS TEESSIDE OFFICE

AMF member, MHA Tait Walker has welcomed four new recruits to its Stockton-on-Tees office as part of

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30/07/2021

1:00 pm

Other Event

Summer Social at One More Than Two Brewing Company

08/09/2021

11:00 am

Business Improvement Forum

Business Improvement in Manufacturing – Practical Industry Insights – TBC

15/09/2021

12:00 pm

Monthly Meeting

AR Controls – Automation Focus – Site Tour

29/09/2021

12:00 pm

Marketing Forum

The Power of PR in Building Your Profile with Horizon Works

06/10/2021

12:00 pm

Making Owt

Matchmaking, Marketplace and Networking

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

28/10/2021

11:00 am

Technology Forum

Technology in Manufacturing – Practical Industry Insights – TBC