MACH 2016: a manufacturing technologies event with global appeal

MACH 2014 (Image - Copyright Paul Thomas Photography Ltd.).
MACH 2014 (Image - Copyright Paul Thomas Photography Ltd).

If you only visit one manufacturing technologies exhibition in Europe this year, make it MACH 2016 – the UK’s largest and most well established manufacturing technologies showcase, organised by the industry for the industry.

This April 11 to 15, more than 600 exhibitors are expected to descend on the NEC in Birmingham, England – you can register here.

Visitors to the show can expect to see a broad cross section of the automotive; aerospace; oil and gas; power generation; medical; Autosport; rail, and space supply chains on display.

International visitors are attending the exhibition from across the world – with dedicated international delegations from China and Russia already having confirmed their attendance – taking advantage of the NEC’s prime location next to Birmingham International Airport, which operates regular flights from Europe, India, the US and Australia, among others.

MACH showcases live working machinery and brings together the industry’s finest manufacturers across a range of technologies, including milling; turning; metrology; additive manufacturing, and tooling, to name but a few.

As well as all the technology on show, there is a vibrant seminar programme, which includes leading speakers from academia, as well as industry – marrying together the theoretical and practical aspects of 21st century manufacturing.

The Seminars will be supported by two dedicated theatres and will feature compelling talks by some of the industry’s best known names and institutions, including Airbus; Messier-Dowty; McLaren; Cranfield University, and HS2.

On the Wednesday (April 13) of the exhibition the seminar programme will take an in-depth look at Industry 4.0, and on the Thursday (April 14) it will be turning its attention to Additive Manufacturing, with a particular focus on the 3D printing revolution.

After the seminar presentations conclude there will be plenty of opportunities to network with evening sessions being hosted by Airbus; The Ministry of Defence; Messier-Dowty, and Siemens Power Generation.

MACH 2014 (Image - Copyright Paul Thomas Photography Ltd.).
MACH 2014 (Image – Copyright Paul Thomas Photography Ltd.)

The biennial exhibition has more than 100 years of heritage and a reputation for being at the fore of the latest advances in engineering.

With live demonstrations and a packed seminar programme, MACH 2016 is the place to get business done.

At the last edition of the show in 2014, over £177m of business was attributed to the event and this year is promising to be bigger and better.

With numerous hotels on the site and the exhibition a mere 10 minutes away by foot and monorail from the arrivals gate at Birmingham International.

Also, on the same site is Birmingham International Railway station with regular connections to both the North and South of the UK.

Central London can be reached in just over 60 minutes, and the centre of the England’s second City Birmingham is a just ten minutes away.

To register, and join the thousands of people attending the UK’s premier manufacturing technologies event this April, just follow this link.