Industry Associations

ANCA is a member of the following industry assocations.

Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL)
The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) is the peak national body that represents the interests of manufacturing technology suppliers and users within the precision engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) was established in 2015 as a key plank of the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centre Initiative. Its goal is to drive innovation, productivity and competitiveness across Australia’s manufacturing industry. AMGC is an industry-led, not-for-profit organisation and is run by a board and management team of industry experts. It is connected with a nationwide network of manufacturers, universities and research institutions, and export hubs.


Victorian Vernier Society

The Victorian Vernier Society seeks to inform the wider community about the value of engineering and manufacturing in Australia.


AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce in Australia) 

AmCham’s aim is to be a critical hub offering connections and access to opportunity. AmCham gives members exclusive access to thought leadership, communities of interest, policy advice, business advocacy, information, and relationships with business and government. We are the hub providing members with a competitive advantage to grow their businesses efficiently and intelligently.

China Machine Tool & Tool Builders' Association (CMTBA)
China Machine Tool & Tool Builders' Association (CMTBA) was established in 1988. Based in Beijing P.R.China, CMTBA is a national non-profit organisation and sets up 25 sub-associations by different fields of products and 8 working committees and standing groups around the P.R.China.

Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) 

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) represents more than 3,200 member companies in the SME-dominated mechanical and systems engineering industry in Germany and Europe.​

German Trade Association for Precision Tool Grinders (FDPW)

The FDPW is the trade association for all companies in Germany and neighboring countries that grind, manufacture and distribute cutting and cutting tools as well as industrial knives. At the same time, we are open to other grinding technologies, such as round, flat, profile and centerless grinding, insofar as they are related to tool grinding or tool and knife production.


Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is the apex industry body for the machine tool sector in India. Comprising large-, medium- and small-scale units, the membership of IMTMA includes manufacturers in the entire range of metal working machine tools, accessories and other ancillary equipment for machine tools, cutting tools and tooling systems along with trading companies.
Verband Schweizer Präzisions Werkzeugschleifer (VSPW)
The aim of the association is to safeguard the interests of the specialist companies, in particular the promotion of the economic, technical and other professional interests of the members. One of the main objectives is vocational education.

AustCham (Australian Chamber of Commerce in Thailand)
AustCham maintains a general overview of the business environment in Thailand and Australia. Our greatest strength lies in our ability to access and connect members (and non-members) via our extensive network of experts in specific areas. We have a strong relationship with the Australian Embassy and also with key Thai government departments and agencies.

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI)

The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I) was established on 13 November 1967. F.T.I. is the private sector administrative juristic person to serve as the core organisation and also as the centre for all Thai industries in the kingdom. It is a non-profit organisation with the main duties of promoting and supporting the industry focusing on both developing sustainable growth for all industrial operations in the country.

Investor Club Association of BOI 

The Investor Club Association (IC) was established in 1993 as a center for both Thai and foreign investors and entrepreneurs to meet and exchange investment information, as well as offering services to facilitate investments, along with advisory and training.

Machine Tools Industrialists and Businessmen Association of Turkey (TIAD)

Machine Tools Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TIAD) of Turkey is a professional organisation established in 1992 with the aim of gathering industrialists and businesspeople dealing with imports, exports, manufacturing, wholesale and/or retail trade of machine tools, their complementary accessories and tooling equipment; which are among the fundamental means of the manufacturing processes. The mission of the Association is to represent its members in the best way on all national and international platforms.

United Kingdom
Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA)
The MTA was founded as the Machine Tools and Engineering Association in 1910 and reconstituted as the Machine Tools Trade Association in 1919. In 2001 the organisation changed its name to the Manufacturing Technologies Association. With a record of serving and representing the UK’s engineering based manufacturing sector stretching back over a century – and kept close to the modern realities through its organisation of the UK’s biggest manufacturing technologies trade show, MACH – the MTA has an unrivalled perspective on the industry’s strengths and challenges.
United States of America
The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing.​

International Saw and Knife Association (ISKA)
The mission of ISKA is to further the interest of individuals, partnerships and corporations in the saw works business by improving the prestige of the industry and by working for the betterment of educational and other measures fulfilling the purpose of this corporation.