AMHSA provides a wide range of training and workshop sessions covering a range of topics including:

  • Technical training (e.g. Carbon Footprint Workshop, Training Workshop, Fire Protection Workshop)
  • Legal e.g., MF/1 training
  • Sales e.g. Exhibition staff training, Twitter for Business Training

AMHSA’s training sessions are generally open to both members and non-members with reduced rates for AMHSA members. Some of our training courses carry CPD accreditation and will earn training credits / hours. Please check each individual course on our website as they are published.

AMHSA events are generally booked online through the AMHSA Event Booking site.

Upcoming Events

AMHSA Sporting Charity Challenge Golf Day – Parkinson’s UK

We’re back!! The AMHSA Sporting Challenge Charity Golf Day, in support of Parkinson’s UK, will be held on Wednesday 20th July 2022, so please keep the date free.

We shall once again return to the Ullesthorpe Court Hotel and Golf Club, who looked after us so well last year, for a day of golfing competitions, networking opportunities, fun and doing our bit for the association’s nominated charity – Parkinson’s UK.

The competition will consist of a four ball competition (3 best scores to count) and will include in play and additional competitions – nearest the pin and longest drive.

We look forward to welcoming you all to the course from 0900 hours for breakfast rolls tea and coffee and some limbering up on the putting green before heading out on to the course from 11:30.

The drinks buggy will no doubt keep everybody well hydrated and offer snacks for anyone feeling fatigued.

AMHSA Sporting Challenge – Charity Golf Day 2022 Tickets, Wed 20 Jul 2022 at 09:00 | Eventbrite

A complimentary gift will be presented to the first 48 players registered for the competition (subject to availability).

Future Events

We continue to monitor the progress of the U.K.’s plans, efforts and approach towards the pandemic, political and economical and European events, making balanced judgements and taking appropriate decisions in relation to our efforts to deliver a rich, varied, interesting and beneficial programme of events. As “in-person” events return we shall, for now, continue to punctuate our programme with online events where appropriate and sensible to do so, delivering benefits and knowledge to members. 

Future events will be posted in due course. In the next couple of months our Training Workshop will be hosted by, our partner, Toyota Manufacturing UK, from their Burnaston site which will include tours of the Apprenticeship Development Centre (ADC) and the car assembly hall.

We shall also, once again after a short covid absence, be hosting the AMHSA Sporting Challenge Charity Day.

Further details to appear soon. Watch this space.


Previous Events

AGM & Members’ Meeting Tuesday 26th April 09:45 – 12:15

AMHSA members came together for the Annual General Meeting and Members’ Meeting recently, held at Harborough Innovation Centre. Most importantly Duncan Pointon, Witron was elected as Vice President of the association.

These events offered a great opportunity, following a period of disruption, to once again network with colleagues and members and re-acquaint or catch up with faces from around the industry.

AMHSA Members’ IMHX Exhibitor Workshop Tuesday 26th April

Rob Fisher, Director, Informa Markets presented a  tailor made session for AMHSA members exhibiting at this years IMHX. The purpose of this feature was to enable exhibitors’ to meet with exhibition organisers and and understand key objectives of the show in order to help exploit opportunities and achieve maximum benefit from the experience and for their stand space.

AMHSA Member Demonstration Suite Site Visit – IPL Global

Following on with our series of AMHSA Member Demonstration Suite and Site visits we recently enjoyed a visit to IPL Group to understand the world of Returnable Transit Packaging. Understanding the intricacies, developments and relationships with other automated material handling systems component parts helped delegates to gain an holistic appreciation of the whole automated supply chain and the extent of some of AMHSA’s members offerings in the market place.

Attendees heard from some of the leading compaines in their fields of expertise and learned how, through development and design partnerships, have helped drive and successfully deliver key objectives helping to deliver greener credentials and financial efficiencies.

Guest speakers from IPL Global, were joined by AMHSA Members – Knapp, Gebhardt, Big Box and Vitron who presented a joined-up view of how automated material handling systems have and continue to be the most desirable assets to maintaining business goals and delivering customers satisfaction through automated supply chains.

A tour of the production facility rounded off the presentations and visitors were impressed by the scale of the facility.


AMHSA Automated Material Handling Training Session

Our most recent event took place at our partners, Toyota UK’s Apprenticeship Development Centre in Burnaston, Derbyshire on Tuesday 21st June 2022.

The session wwas a guide about everything you always wanted to know about Automated Material Handling (AMH) but were always to shy to ask. This event  broadened awareness and understanding for product specialists and ed and enhanced product and service awareness, for those wishing for a more holistic understanding and knowledge of the industry. The event widened comprehension and understanding of the wider turn key solutions for customers.

As well as offering networking opportunities, delegates enjoyed meeting an AMHSA Member  Company Apprentice and the tour  of the Apprenticeship Development Centre.

In addition, we the very rare opportunity of touring the motor assembly hall. This “money can’t buy” opportunity was enjoyed by all delegates.

A great success and on to our next event – AMHSA Sporting Challenge Charity Golf Day 2022!

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