North Devon Manufacturers Association
Supporting member businesses
Supporting member businesses
Giving local industry a voice
Giving local industry a voice

NDMA Awards 2022

Save the date! The NDMA Manufacturing Awards return in 2022 with the usual, exciting ceremony on 15th September at The Barnstaple Hotel Entries will open in May, with a submission deadline in June. Remember to...

Careers, Skills & Education

NDMA works with local careers consultants, training providers and education establishments to promote the development of skills within the current workforce and the next generation of engineers and manufacturing specialists.

Join Us

Join the North Devon Manufacturers Association and enjoy the benefits of being part of a network of world-class manufacturing specialists. You will receive a website badge and e-certificate, a listing in the online directory and...

Make UK (formerly EEF) Affiliate NDMA Membership

As one of the many benefits offered by the organisation, membership of NDMA includes affiliate membership of Make UK (formerly the Engineering Employers’ Federation).


Benefit from being a member of the most powerful force backing UK manufacturing and engineering and being part of a high-profile community that shares best practice and innovative thinking. Make UK members also benefit from having access to new business opportunities, new customers and suppliers, and a wide range of business support services and resources.


Latest News

This quarter’s Manufacturing Barometer results are in!

The barriers to growth highlighted last quarter have since worsened for the majority of responding businesses
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ERDF funding available for Devon & Somerset businesses

The scheme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Heart of the South West LEP, offers 40% match funding up to £150,000
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Improvement Practitioner Apprenticeships at Petroc

Improvement Practitioners use a blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisational functions and processes. They can be found across all sectors and functions including automotive, banking, engineering, food products, IT, property, retail and telecoms.
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Workplace Wellbeing Workshop webinars open to North Devon businesses

he South West Business Council and Stand Against Violence invite North Devon businesses to a FREE 90 minute interactive webinar on workplace wellbeing.
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Sustainable Business Resource launches in North Devon

The Sustainable Business Resource (SBR) is a consultancy service operating as part of Plastic Free North Devon, a local environmental charity on a mission to protect and improve our environment through community-led action.
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FABLAB Devon – PIE CRF Project is now running

As part of our delivery, we are running Introduction to Digital Design Workshops in 10 library sites across Devon.  The places on these workshops are very limited and fully-funded through the project so free to you!
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STEM education in North Devon

What is STEM?

STEM is an approach to learning and development that integrates the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

NDMA works with North Devon Employment & Skills Board (NDESB) to help develop opportunities and encourage STEM learning

Become a STEM ambassador!