BMTA newsletter

We have a stand at this year’s MACH exhibition and we’d love for you to come with us. We would like to offer our members the opportunity to use the stand to promote their capabilities, products, services and achievements.

Regulation (EU) 2023/1542 concerning batteries and waste batteries will bring about significant changes in the European Union’s approach to battery sustainability, performance, safety, and waste management. The regulation came into force on 18 August 2023. 

The BMTA is excited to be exhibiting at MACH 2024, the national exhibition for inspiring, innovating and connecting manufacturing. 

The updated website has a host of new capabilities for members, including training updates, a live jobs board – free for members – and editable member profiles. There are also regular training discounts and special offers. 

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Manchester are bringing together government, industry and technology leaders to understand and explore quantum technologies and how organisations can prepare and utilise this disruptive technology into strategic plans.

Richard McFarlane, Technical Manager – Policy and Implementation, UKAS explains the rationale undertaken by UKAS for assessment activities and details more clearly the reasons for UKAS office-time assessment costs.

Local technology consortium Smart Nano NI, formed to further the development of smart manufacturing in Northern Ireland, has launched the largest 5G testbed in Northern Ireland in Derry-Londonderry. 

Led by the industry trade body Make UK, the day offered a chance for UK manufacturers to open their doors and demonstrate the opportunities available across the sector. 

This acquisition strengthens NMi’s foothold in the applied metrology and calibration industry and marks a significant step forward in its strategic expansion in the UK. 

EURAMET Technical Committee for Mass and Related Quantities (TC-M) has published a guide on the calibration of automatic weighing instruments. 

Active until 31 March 2024, the Employer Support Fund supports T-Level industry placements financially, helping cover the real costs of creating useful placements that bridge the gap between classroom learning and practical work experience.