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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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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Machine Vision Conference 2023

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

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Automation UK 2023

20 - 21 June 2023 at the CBS Arena, Coventry

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Membership Benefits

Member Benefits and Joining Criteria

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Training Courses

A wide range of technical & practical engineering training courses, as well as personal development, leadership, sales and marketing courses. All available at subsidised prices.

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BARA Roundtable Webinars

View the latest upcoming or on-demand webinars from BARA

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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