Current Industry Memberships

Below are details on the current industry memberships we hold

Surface Engineering Association

As a trade association, the SEA endeavours to be the voice that represents our members in areas surrounding legislation and government that affect our ability to produce and compete successfully in an increasingly competitive global market. We are very proud of the contribution that the UK treatment industries have made to current technology employed around the world and as an association, we work tirelessly to offer our members the very best advice and assistance in all aspects of their activities.

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Chemical Business Association

The Chemical Business Association is the voice of the UK chemical supply chain.

It represents a wide range of businesses – from distributors and traders to manufacturers and blenders as well as logistics and service providers. The majority of our members are small or medium-sized enterprises.

Chemical Business Association delivers three key services to its members:

Advocacy for your business – representing your business in Whitehall, Westminster, and Brussels. The Chemical Business Association has effective working relationships with regulators and legislators and plays an active role in the European Association for Chemical Distributors (Fecc).
The full list of bodies can be found using the link below:
External engagement list 2021

Compliance information and advice – key information to maintain your business in compliance with the regulatory and legislative framework. We will keep you fully briefed on regulatory changes as well as helping you minimise the costs of regulatory compliance.

Seminars and workshops – need-to-know information through the Association’s established programme of seminars and workshops. The Chemical Business Association has also made a commitment to deliver compliance training on demand to its member companies – subject only to its economic viability and co-ordination with events already scheduled. Click here to visit see our upcoming events page.

National Microelectronics Institute

NMI supports the established Semiconductor Manufacturing and supply chain communities with activities that encourage innovation, communication and collaboration.

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Institute of Circuit Technology

The Institute of Circuit Technology was established in 1974. Since then, it has successfully provided technology based training and seminars to the UK's PCB technologists and engineers, keeping them up to speed with developments in the industry. A timeline of notable events in the history of the Institute can be viewed from this link. History of the Institute pdf

  • The ICT is dedicated to technical aspects of Printed Circuit Board Manufacture and Assembly.

  • The ICT was originally established as a forum for discussion on technology matters relating to printed circuit interconnection. This has now been expanded to include their assembly and related technology.

  • The ICT facilitates this improvement in standards by providing opportunities for its membership to improve their knowledge of manufacturing process technologies, materials, and practices through research, discussion and seminars around the country.

  • The ICT operates a grading procedure for membership that will enable industry to measure the levels of specialist education, skills and experience.The membership is graded into Fellow, Member and Associate, designating the level of expertise and experience.