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AMRC apprentices and MANTRA took a trip down to London yesterday to help launch the third Global Manufacturing Festival (GMF) which is scheduled to take place in and around Sheffield from the 17-19 April 2013.

Global manufacturers, regional MPs and leading SMEs were also presence at the launch were Boeing and Rolls-Royce were the latest multinational companies to commit to exhibiting at GMF 2013, joining Siemens and Tata Steel. All four organisations also pledged to send purchasing managers to the main exhibition, who would be available to talk to potential new suppliers about accessing their supply chains.

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