CPD combines different methodologies to learning, such as training workshops, conferences and events, e-learning programs, best practice techniques and ideas sharing, all focused for an individual to improve and have effective professional development.
The Institute of Materials Finishing is a Birmingham based charitable organisation whose main purpose is to disseminate technical information through technical publications, meetings and conferences.
The Institute offers UK based educational courses designed for all levels of employees in surface engineering and associated industries and publishes Transactions of the Institute of Materials Finishing (Technical Journal) and IMFormation (Bi-monthly Newsletter). It also runs regular webinars on topics of interest to its members. Further details can be found at: https://materials-finisihing.org
The British Coatings Federation is the sole UK Trade Association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers. Coatings are critical to UK industry, with 300,000 workers relying on our members’ products every day, and the UK is a net exporter of coatings and inks. BCF’s members represent 95% of the UK sales of coatings, inks and wallcoverings.
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.
The NPA is a membership organisation that helps to promote pawnbroking best practices. It was established in 1892, so has a long tradition of helping members get the most from their businesses. Despite being around for a long time, it is a modern forward thinking Association using the very latest technology to give the best service to its members. The NPA represents 97% of the pawnbroking trade.
Fastener + Fixing Magazine is the leading publication for the fastening industry. An unrivalled reputation for comprehensive coverage and perspective on the global industry makes the magazine essential reading for everyone involved in the fastener and fixing market.