Welcome To The Metalforming Machinery Makers’ Association (MMMA)

The Metalforming Machinery Makers’ Association (MMMA) is dedicated to representing the sheet metal forming industry in the UK.

Our main objective is to promote the interests of companies involved in the manufacture and sale of metalforming machinery and ancillary products, including high speed presses, hydraulic presses, straightside presses, manual die clamping, coil handling lines, servo forming, benders and stackers.

We providing advice, guidance and support on everyday issues so our members can thrive in today’s global marketplace and continue to supply machinery to customers in the automotive, aerospace, construction, renewables, security and white goods sectors.

Services are designed to make out sector more competitive and range from support on latest legislation and training opportunities to subsidised exhibition space at MACH, sponsored overseas events and regular promotion through the website, newsletter and twitter feed @mmma_

Another one of our roles is to represent the UK sector internationally to increase inward investment, joint ventures and exports.


Sheet metal forming is a very diverse sectors and covers many different types of equipment, machines and ancillary services. Check out our Product finder to see the full list of services our Members provide.



The MMMA currently has 34 members, spanning hydraulic and superplastic forming presses to circular saws, press feeding equipment and fully integrated coil handling lines.



Membership of the MMMA provides companies with a range of services that have been designed to give them access to the latest information, support and guidance.



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