MACH Birmingham

20. - 24. April 2026 | Fair for manufacturing technologies

The MACH exhibition, a central platform for manufacturing technologies in the United Kingdom, is held at the National Exhibition Center (NEC) in Birmingham and is organized by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA). This significant event, held biennially, serves not only as a meeting point for industry experts but also as a showcase for innovations and the latest developments in areas such as machine tools, cutting tools, measuring equipment, additive manufacturing, surface technology, robotics, and automation..

The fair offers a unique platform for presenting products and services from these diverse sectors of manufacturing technology. Special attention is paid to the digitization of manufacturing, driven by specialized software and advanced technologies. Thematically, MACH covers a wide spectrum, including 3D printing, additive manufacturing, automation, digital solutions, laser technology, welding technology, grinding materials, logistics, and surface finishing.

The fair is important not only for exhibitors but also attracts numerous visitors, primarily professionals from various sectors of the manufacturing industry. It is a platform for forging new business partnerships, presenting products, and boosting business. The numerous live demonstrations by exhibitors are particularly interesting, showing how the presented technologies can be integrated into efficient, increasingly automated, and adaptable systems.

In addition, MACH offers a rich seminar program with contributions from leading experts who share their knowledge and experience. A special highlight is the Education and Development Zone, which is specifically aimed at students and shows them career paths in manufacturing technology. The "MACH Knowledge Hubs Initiative" is another focal point of the fair. It focuses on introducing new technologies and learning new processes and techniques, with a focus on areas such as automation, robotics, sustainable solutions, additive manufacturing, consumables, as well as data processing and artificial intelligence.

The MACH exhibition is closely linked with the city of Birmingham and the United Kingdom, making an important contribution to the local and national economy as well as technological progress.

In summary, MACH at the NEC in Birmingham, considered a readily accessible and renowned event location, plays a vital role in the world of manufacturing technology. It offers exhibitors and visitors a comprehensive platform to be informed about the latest developments, network, and explore business opportunities.

The MACH will take place on 5 days from Monday, 20. April to Friday, 24. April 2026 in Birmingham.

In 701 days
Date:
20.04.2026 - 24.04.2026*
Monday - Friday, 5 days
Trade Show Contact
Display e-mail address
www.machexhibition.com

Audience:
professional visitors only

Cycle:
biennially

Local time:
03:26 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

National Exhibition Center (NEC),
West Midlands, B40 1NT Birmingham, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fair organizer
MTA Manufacturing Technologies Ass.
62 Bayswater Road
W2 3PS London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Tel: +44 (0)20 72986400
Fax: +44 (0)20 72986430
Display e-mail address
www.mta.org.uk
Past editions:
  • 15. - 19. April 2024
  • 04. - 08. April 2022
  • 09. - 13. April 2018
  • 11. - 15. April 2016
    • 25627 visitors
  • 07. - 11. April 2014
    • 500 exhibitors
    • 20000 visitors
  • 16. - 20. April 2012
    • 480 exhibitors
    • 21000 visitors

Fair location:

National Exhibition Center (NEC),
West Midlands, B40 1NT Birmingham, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hotels

for trade fair date in Birmingham


Product groups: automation, CAD, CAM, engineering lasers, measurement instruments, measurement technologies, metal fabrication, metalcutting, metalforming, rapid manufacturing, rapid prototyping, robotics, tooling, welding, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.

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FAQ

Where does the MACH taking place?
The MACH fair takes place in Birmingham, at the National Exhibition Center (NEC).

When is the MACH taking place?
Visit the MACH from 20. - 24. April 2026.

How often does the MACH take place?
The MACH takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the MACH?
The MACH is an exhibition for Manufacturing Technology, Metal Processing and Metal Working.