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We do more to help our members sell more.

What we do.

Representing the processing and packaging machinery industry, Automate UK is committed to building awareness and supporting the promotion of automation technology. Comprising three leading trade associations (PPMA, BARA and UKIVA), we serve more than 580 full and affiliate member companies.

Who are we?

Believing in the power of partnership, we use various methods to drive industry progress and support the growth of our members, including:

  • Campaigning for positive change across a variety of key industry issues
  • Giving practical support and grants for the reduction of the skills shortage
  • Promoting career progression through PPMA BEST (Business Education Skills and Training)
  • Providing technical support and expertise

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We help users to make more informed technology decisions and boost productivity, with:

  • Insight and access to trends and technologies
  • Focus groups
  • Thought leadership
  • World Class exhibitions
  • Technical expertise

Recognising the need to support the sales and marketing of industrial processing equipment and packaging machinery, we offer a packed program of exhibitions, events, publications and legal training. As the voice of the processing and packaging industry, we represent businesses across the UK as well as those exporting overseas. Together we’re more powerful than ever.

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Reasons to join Automate UK

As a member of Automate UK, you’ll be assured of complete support in the sale of your products and services. From discounted exhibition space at popular events to offers on training and free publicity, there are so many reasons to join our group. Click below to explore the full range of membership benefits.

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