Call for expressions of interest

In the Automotive Sector Deal the Government pledged £16m (subject to business case) for an industry led national supplier competitiveness and productivity improvement programme. It is intended that this improvement activity will be delivered by the NMCL Automotive Programme and led by SMMT. The programme will utilise the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels (NMCL) system to:…

Watch a summary of LTASC

The government-backed £13m Long Term Automotive Supply Chain Competitiveness (LTASC) fund drove £41m private investment into UK supply chain. 27 companies used the LTASC programme to boost their long-term competitiveness and 3,200 jobs were either created or safeguarded.

NMCL Automotive will start later in 2018, benefiting from £16m funding via the Automotive Sector Deal.

NMCL Automotive to exhibit at the SMMT AQMS conference

NMCL Automotive will be exhibiting at the SMMT Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference. Book now The Society of Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) invites automotive quality management professionals to attend the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems (AQMS) Conference,  20th-21st November 2018, NEC Birmingham. The two day conference aims to raise quality standards in the UK automotive industry…

SMMT Launches Training For New NMCL Programme Assessors

SMMT Launches Training For New NMCL Programme Assessors NMCL is a system developed by an ADS Group Limited (ADS) and Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) led consortium, supported by industry primes and OEMs. The Consortium has established a national, quality assured, best practice approach to improving the competitiveness of manufacturing supply chain companies…

Expressions of Interest for NMCL Assessors

Request for Expressions of Interest – National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels (NMCL) Assessors & Assistant Assessors   NMCL is searching for manufacturing experts to conduct assessments in the Aerospace and Automotive Sectors To register your interest, please send an email with the subject “Expression of Interest” to info@nmcl.co.uk Closing date for Expressions of interest is 22…

Competitiveness must be a priority for UK Automotive

Competitiveness must be a priority as critical investment decisions loom for UK Automotive One year to Brexit, SMMT sets out UK Automotive industry priorities to secure competitiveness and future investment to maintain growth and jobs New figures highlight scale of sector’s influence, with total economic impact calculated at £219 billion – 10% of UK GDP…

Expression of Interest

Expression of Interest – SC21 C+G Provision of Training, Coaching & Mentoring services   Requirement You are invited to notify ADS Group Limited, who are overseeing the provider’s selection process, of interest to support the delivery of 1 or more of the 122 improvement modules in one or more of these high value manufacturing sectors.…

ADS event attendees briefed on new supply chain competitiveness programme

SMMT Industry Forum was invited to share details of SC21 ‘Competitiveness and Growth’ initiative, co-developed by the automotive and aerospace industries, at the ADS Achieving Supply Chain Excellence Event in Belfast last week. SMMT Industry Forum – the organisation set up by the UK government, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and vehicle manufacturers to…

Industrial Strategy Automotive Sector Deal

Partnership between government and industry This is the first in a rolling series of intended deals with the sector, which will grow the partnership between government and industry, boost investment in emerging technology across the sector and establish the UK’s leadership in meeting the Future Mobility and Clean Growth Grand Challenges.   Key elements of…