MTL Advanced: News & Press Centre

6kW fibre laser at MTL

MTL Advanced has invested in a new automated large format fibre laser cutting machine which will be fully operational in January. As part of an ongoing investment strategy across the company, the brand new 6m x 2.5m 6kw Trumpf Fibre laser provides superior contour precision and higher part quality than most other laser cutting machines…

WEC Group apprentice awards

We celebrated the success and achievements of our apprentices at WEC Group’s annual Apprentice of the Year Awards on 30 November. Held at Blackburn Rovers F.C., the awards ceremony recognised the success of the company’s welding/fabrication, CNC machining, technical production engineering and office-based apprentices. Students were presented with awards based on their commitment and academic…

Laser cut plaques for Yorkshire businesses

MTL Advanced is committed to supporting the local community, and we have recently teamed up with The Yorkshire Society to manufacture stainless steel laser cut plaques to honour firms which were founded in and still operate successfully in the county. The first plaque manufactured at our facility in Brinsworth was given to AW Hainsworth, a…

Welder at MTL

A major recruitment drive is currently underway at MTL Advanced, after securing a multi-million pounds order to supply complex safety critical aluminium fabrications to a leading rail industry OEM. Over 30 new welding/fabrication, CNC machining, press braking and painting jobs are being created following a 100% increase in staff numbers over the past 24 months….

MTL Advanced Facility in Rotherham

Following a multi-million pounds contract win for the Defence industry earlier in the year, MTL Advanced has recently won a new contract for serial production of armoured steel hulls for one of the largest Defence OEM’s in Europe. Karl Stewart, Director at MTL Advanced, said: “This contract demonstrates the continued growth of MTL Advanced and…

DSEI logo banner

We’re pleased to announce that MTL Advanced will once again be exhibiting at DSEI on 12 – 15 September 2017 at ExCeL London. As a reminder, MTL is one of Europe’s leading contract manufacturers of armour components, from military and civilian vehicle armour to infrastructure protection. We provide steel, aluminium and titanium armour parts to…

Christina and Tom at Rotherham Apprentice of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Christina Bubb, a welding/fabrication apprentice at MTL Advanced, who has won the Intermediate Rotherham Apprentice of the Year Award 2017. After a number of false starts and re-evaluating her career choices in industries such as Beauty, Christina scooped the title in a profession which is predominantly male. Anita Adams, HR Manager at MTL…

Christina Bubb and Tom Smith

We’re delighted to announce that two of our welding/fabrication apprentices are finalists in the Rotherham Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017. Christina Bubb and Tom Smith have been shortlisted in the final 16 out of 150 applications and the winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on 28 June at the New York Stadium….

MTL Welding/fabrication apprentice

About our Training Academy Apprenticeships As part of WEC Group, our advanced five year engineering apprenticeship program is the only scheme of its type in the UK. We provide individuals in South Yorkshire with the skills and qualifications required to carve out a successful career in engineering. Compared to the option of going to university, our apprenticeships…

MTL Advanced has recently been awarded a multi-million pound contract by an OEM to supply armour kits for a large overseas vehicle programme. The armoured kits will involve manufacturing complex parts from both Armox 500T and Armox 600T material which require cutting, pressing, fabrication, machining and painting. Working closely with our customer the project award…