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Membership is rewarding. 

Join Automate UK and you can take advantage of exclusive member benefits, world class events, invaluable networking and specialist support. Plus, you’ll be helping to shape your industry through the power of partnership.

Your choice of memberships.

Automate UK offers two membership choices. Full membership is open to companies engaged in the manufacture or supply of processing or packaging equipment and which meet the conditions of entry. Affiliate membership is for those who don’t meet the full membership criteria, but would like closer links to suppliers and end users, as well as increased marketing and networking opportunities.

Whether joining as a full or affiliate member, you will gain:

  • Member savings on Automate UK shows
  • Entry into our publications and online listings
  • Optional editorial features in Machinery Update - the Market Leading Magazine
  • Free access to popular networking events & member meetings
  • Access to high quality, industry relevant training courses at subsidised prices
  • Free office facilities and meeting services at the Automate UK Wallington offices
  • Access to free or discounted services provided by fellow Automate UK group members

Your Choice of Memberships

There are two types of membership schemes with Automate UK.

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Automate UK represents the processing and packaging industry with 550+ member companies and a 30+ year history. Together with the British Automation Association (BARA) and UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA), we provide vital support in the sale of products and services.

Join Automate UK for the opportunity to:

  • Showcase your equipment and services to thousands of key decision-makers
  • Secure a strong presence in the processing and packaging industry's key reference publication
  • Engage your audience in our industry-leading magazine
  • Build strong and valuable connections during our regular events and meetings.

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How much does it cost to join Automate UK?

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There is a one-off joining fee of £1,500 + VAT for full membership. This is to be followed by a one-off purchase of shares for £110 (including transaction fee) and an annual subscription payment of £850 + VAT. The annual cost of affiliate membership is £1,095 + VAT.

What are the criteria for full membership?

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Applicants for full membership must:

  • Supply a recognised range of new processing or packaging machinery
  • Have premises in the UK or other European Union countries
  • Have been trading for a minimum of 2 years
  • Hold a stock of parts and spares
  • Have a minimum of one service or sales/service engineer based in the UK or other European Union countries

What show discounts are included as part of Automate UK membership?

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As an Automate UK member, you can save £123 per metre on the cost of exhibiting at the year’s largest annual machinery-only industry show (£272 vs. £395 for non-members). We also offer member discounts on attendance at the annual Automate UK Group Industry Awards.

How to become a member.

Get in touch with Scott McKenna:

Tel: +44 (0)20 8773 5515
Email: Scott McKenna

Or, for details of UKIVA and/or BARA membership, please contact:

Tel: +44 (0)20 8773 8111
Email: ukiva@automate-uk.com
Email: bara@automate-uk.com

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