OUR objectives

To encourage manufacturing excellence and specialist expertise.

To help members achieve their personal aspirations, fulfil their career ambitions and develop their innate potential.

To support lifelong learning and encourage education in management and specialist areas.

To give professional recognition to the knowledge and skills of manufacturers and specialists.

Message from the President
  • I should like to take this opportunity of welcoming you to our website and also to thank all those who have contributed in the design and formulation of a superlative site worthy of our Institute. As your President it is incumbent upon me to thoroughly evaluate all we have thus far succeeded in doing – and to take our professional body even further. This is a demanding challenge and, by so doing, it is my intention to attract more members by offering our full backing in their professional progress, thus ensuring the growth and strength necessary to meet the challenges of the future.


Please Note - The Institute of Manufacturing has changed mailing address

Office 13275 
PO BOX 4336 
Manchester M610BW 
United Kingdom

September 2017

Two short courses now launched: Certificate in Negotiation and Certificate in Public Speaking. 2015 Email the Institute for details.

November 2015

The Institute of Manufacturing is now listed in the Institutes Directory United Kingdom of the University Directory(UD).

October 2015
Certified Manufacturing Practitioners Award

The Certified Manufacturing Practitioner award has been developed to create a recognised qualification for manangers of manufacturing organisations.

It has been designed to combine generic management knowledge with manufacturing experience.

It is available to Associate Members, Full Members, Fellows or Companion Members with appropriate manufacturing experience.