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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…

MTL Advanced has recently won a significant order to supply complex safety critical fabrications to a leading rail industry OEM. These fabrications will be fully compliant to MTL’s BS EN 15085 Class 2 rail welding accreditation. This major contract will ultimately be used for the Crossrail project bringing a new railway line to central London….

UK contract manufacturing specialist MTL plans to expand its training academy by recruiting a new influx of apprentices. MTL currently trains and employs 9 apprentices within the factory and the offices. Its apprenticeship schemes include training in welding/fabrication, laser, machining and estimating. There is also additional training for use of our automated systems including our 6 axis…

MTL Advanced is the leading contract manufacturer of armour components, from civilian and military vehicle armour to infrastructure protection, working with some of the largest global defence companies. From its 30,000 sq.m secure facility, MTL has the capacity and capability to manage large projects and is supported by an experienced team in one of the…

MTL Advanced enjoys continued success in winning yet another large order, this time in the shape of 700 Tonnes of Hardox. The plates will be delivered to the customer cut and pressed using our state-of-the-art equipment including our newly installed 6m x 2.5m Trumpf Laser 8000 cutting machine with automated handling system, the largest installation…