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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.

January 24th 2018

Opening of 50,000 manufacturing facility in Newport, Wales

Jarrow-based engineering specialist, UTS Group, has opened a 50,000 sq ft facility in Newport, Wales, to meet

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January 17th 2018

Waste Recycling Partnership Aids Environmental Performance for Local Businesses

The new year sees a new partnership between two of the region’s most environmentally-focused businesses, Esh Group

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November 30th 2017

HORIZONWORKS APPOINTS FIRST APPRENTICE

Newcastle-based strategic marketing company Horizonworks has strengthened its operations team with the appointment of its first apprentice.

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November 29th 2017

MANUFACTURING FORUM LAUNCHES SUCCESSFUL PROCUREMENT EVENT

We successfully launched our first procurement event which was held at Jarrow Hall in South Tyneside on

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November 7th 2017

MANUFACTURING MARKET SET TO ENCOURAGE SECTOR GROWTH

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our first interactive procurement event, which aims

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October 20th 2017

E-MAX SYSTEMS WELCOMES NEW CLIENT

Pryme Group has appointed E-Max Systems to provide groupwide ERP software solutions.  AMF member, E-Max Systems is

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October 20th 2017

THE AMF CONTINUES TO GROW…

We’re proud to announce that Durham-based Reprotec Group, a leading surface protection specialist in the North East,

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September 22nd 2017

Teesside event to boost digital expertise within manufacturing sector

North East manufacturers are set to benefit from digital expertise at the AMF Marketing Club which will

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September 22nd 2017

The Expanded Metal Company looks to new horizons with the support of marketing specialists

Hartlepool-based manufacturer The Expanded Metal Company has appointed B2B marketing specialist Horizonworks to act as its outsourced

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July 20th 2017

MANUFACTURING FORUM STRENGTHENS MARKET POSITION WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) has made two senior appointments to its strategic board, to help drive

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October 3rd 2016

New initiative to lead manufacturing firms through the marketing maze

North East manufacturers will be able to tap into a wealth of marketing expertise thanks to the

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August 15th 2016

More women in engineering and manufacturing can help plug the skills gap, claims MP

The skills gap in the North East’s manufacturing and engineering sector could be reduced by encouraging more

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