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.

October 15th 2020

North-East fabricator supports food and beverage processing sector overcome Coronavirus challenges

Gateshead-based AMF member, Tech Projects has strengthened its presence in the food and drink processing industry after using specialist

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October 15th 2020

New visual showcase highlights business park’s strengths to investors

The development potential at one of the North East’s key investment sites has been brought to life,

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September 16th 2020

Euro Garages to make multi-million pound investment into Ashwood Business Park

Ashwood Business Park in Northumberland is set to benefit from a £4 million investment from major international

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September 10th 2020

Regional experts advise on Mill Masters MBO

Experts from two local firms, alongside funders NatWest have teamed up to assist the management of specialist

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September 8th 2020

Tech Projects bolsters design team with project engineering duo

AMF member and Gateshead-based, Tech Projects has strengthened its in-house design team with the addition of two

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September 1st 2020

Landmark 110th anniversary for South Shields family business

A South Shields-based engineering and manufacturing business, which has remained in the hands of the same family

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August 7th 2020

Horizon Works announces new partnership with Innovation SuperNetwork

AMF member and B2B marketing agency, Horizon Works has underlined its support for innovative North East businesses,

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August 6th 2020

The British industry is full steam ahead at its collaborative best in response to COVID-19

AMF member, Spitfire Consultancy has shared its contribution to the nationwide calls to arms made by the

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August 3rd 2020

Factory investment applies expert finish for Funky Chunky Furniture

AMF member, Funky Chunky Furniture is expecting turnover to top £4 million this year, after using state-of-the-art

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July 30th 2020

Tech Projects appoints new General Manager following change of ownership

Experienced director, Michael Donachie, has been appointed to spearhead growth at AMF member and specialist manufacturing and

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July 20th 2020

Advance Northumberland assists Northumbrian Gifts to support local businesses in response to Covid-19

North East-made products are being enjoyed by a whole new audience, thanks to an Ashington-based firm’s diversification

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July 17th 2020

MHA Tait Walker’s Summer statement will not resolve long-term SME troubles

A leading accountancy expert says the summer economic statement was “underwhelming” given the scale of problems many

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


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


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Wellness at Work Webinar: Self-Confidence for Success


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Process Improvement Forum

AR Controls – Workshop – Site Tour


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Site Tour – TBC


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Tracerco – Innovation in Technology – Site Tour