Training for engineers in industries that use powders and bulk solids

Whether you are making or using powders and particulate materials or designing equipment for use with these materials these courses are designed to help you understand the problems that can occur and how to solve or avoid them.

Subjects covered include pneumatic conveying issues, storage and discharge problems, specific issues such as wear, electrostatics and dust control amongst other topics.

No need for advanced qualifications – a basic technical education and/or industry experience is enough.

Want to know more? Call the experts on 020 8331 8646 or contact [email protected]

Dates: 16 th – 17 th October 2019
Opening times: 16 th : 10:00 – 17:00 (conference open from 09:00)
17 th : 10:00 – 16:00 (conference open from 09:00)


The Engineering Design Show (EDS) is the UK’s only event entirely dedicated to the needs of engineering, electronics and embedded design professionals. New for 2019 is the interactive Robotics Innovation Hub showcasing the very latest in robotics design and technology from award-winning companies and innovative start-ups.. The Future Zone is also returning for 2019. Visitors will be able to discover how the latest VR technology from RiVR is changing the way humans learn and try it for themselves. RiVR can capture any location and recreate it in photorealistic virtual reality, allowing users to interact with and experience these worlds, enhancing the way humans learn. EDS caters for all aspects of engineering design under one roof in an efficient and dynamic environment.

The 15th LiftEx is the unmissable global exhibition for the lifting equipment industry, bringing together 100 vendors, over 1000 industry professionals, 2 days of educational content as well as the industry Awards. Taking place in Milton Keynes, 13-14 November. The event is free to attend for visitors. Registration for tickets is now open at

The Power Plant Management & Generation Summit is the premium forum bringing senior power generation executives, plant managers and solution providers together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers solution providers, energy executives and senior plant managers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the future of the Power Generation industry.

The Transmission & Distribution Summit is the premium forum bringing executives from the largest transmission and distribution companies together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the transmission and distribution industry.

PPMA Total Show 1-3 October 2019

About PPMA Total Show

PPMA Total is one of UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibitions.  Building on the success of the PPMA Show in 2018, PPMA Total returns to the NEC, Birmingham, on 1-3 October 2019 for another show-stopping event.

Due to high demand, PPMA Total will again incorporate three major exhibition brands of PPMA, Pakex and Interphex to showcase the very latest processing and packaging machinery, industrial automation and vision innovations, as well the latest innovations in materials, containers and packaging design.

Visitors will also have the chance to network, source new ideas and solutions, and meet with potential new suppliers, influencers and technical experts alike all under one roof.

About PPMA Group

Founded in 1987, the PPMA Group of Associations (‘PPMA Group’) comprises the three specialist trade associations of PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association), BARA (British Automation and Robot Association), UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association) and a separate charitable arm, PPMA BEST (Business Education, Skills and Training), which addresses the ongoing skills gap in engineering.

With over 500 member and affiliate member companies, the PPMA Group is the voice of the processing and packaging industry; representing businesses in the UK as well as those exporting overseas.  The Group is also a member of several trade alliances to help lobby the UK Government on key industry issues.

TCT Show 24-26 September – The event for Design-to-Manufacturing Innovation

A world-leading event focused on additive manufacturing, 3D printing, design and engineering technology. Innovative solutions, the latest equipment and materials from industries including automotive, aerospace, healthcare, FMCG and defence are on display.

250+ exhibitors | 8,000+ attendees | over 20 industries | 3 stages | 1 awards ceremony


Engineering Design Show
Dates: 16th -17th October 2019

The Engineering Design Show is the UK’s only event entirely dedicated to engineering, electronics and embedded design. The show provides the ideal environment for design engineers to benefit from direct access to the latest products, services and innovations available to the sector.

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Vacuum Expo
Dates: 9th & 10th October 2019,
Venue: Ricoh Arena Coventry

Vacuum Expo, comprises an exhibition and a conference covering applications and What’s New! It offers training at all levels from introductory to advanced. Vacuum Expo exhibitors display and demonstrate everything associated with vacuum and in-vacuum technology, equipment such as gauges, leak detectors, pumps, valves, bespoke systems, tools and techniques.

For more information please visit

Photonex Europe 2019
Dates: 9th & 10th October 2019,
Venue: Ricoh Arena Coventry

Photonics enables automation, industrial imaging, metrology, robotics and analytical measurements, it is a goto technology for solving a vast diversity of applications and Photonex Europe brings the whole supply chain together under the one roof: supplier companies, consultants, industrial users, researchers, science groups and innovative new-comers.

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live, the UK’s only national instrumentation exhibition, celebrates its 10 year anniversary in 2019.

Dedicated to showcasing the latest technology in the fields of test, measurement and control, them event attracts influencers and key decision makers that are looking to source the latest products and solutions and stay up to date with the latest developments.



What’s New in Electronics Live is the UK exhibition for everyone and everything electronics.  With global exhibitors showing their products and services, 2 full seminar programmes including an Innovations Forum and Round Table debates on key industry topics this is an event not to miss – Register for FREE now – – plus FREE parking and wifi




GTMA serves as a supply chain led organisation for the high value manufacturing sectors of Automotive, Aerospace, Medical, Rail and Energy industries. Our supply chain incorporates a wide range of engineering disciplines through its unique network of 13 engineering associations.

GTMA has adapted to the evolution of core technologies within the market today, such as additive manufacturing, the advancement of composite technology in Automotive and Aerospace and its robot-assisted incremental sheet forming process particularly suited to low volume and one-o manufacture developed primarily for the Automotive industry.

In the composite market we can demonstrate the advantages over metals in reducing weight, improving high specific strength and stiffness and increasing service life and overall design flexibility, through intelligent automation to improve the preform process.

Contact: Roger Onions, GTMA Business Development Director, Manufacturing Resource Centre
Tel: + 44 (0) 121 392 8994 • Email: [email protected]

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