About PPMA

Established in 1987, PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association) is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to both the domestic and overseas markets.

With over 500 member companies, our principal objective is to help members sell more products and services through PPMA Group’s various exhibitions, publications and training.  Read more

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Machine Vision Conference 2023

A comprehensive programme of technical seminars and innovations from world leading industrial vision companies.

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PPMA Show 2022

Book today to exhibit at the UK’s largest processing & packaging machinery event at the NEC in September 2022.

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Membership Benefits

Member Benefits and Joining Criteria

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Training & Seminars

Take advantage of a wide range of heavily subsidised training and seminars throughout the calendar year.

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BARA Roundtable Webinars

View the latest upcoming or on-demand webinars from BARA

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PPMA Academy

Industry Specific training for Technical, Manufacturing and Engineering’ Skills

Technology Finder

Search from 100s of processing equipment, packaging machinery and ancillary providers using our quick finder tool.


Machinery Update, The Machinery Directory, Vision in Action, PPMA Group News (Members Only).

International Services

PPMA International Services supporting members at overseas exhibitions.

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Contact PPMA Group

How to get in contact with PPMA.


Processing & Packaging Machinery Association

Find out more about what the PPMA has to offer

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