Partnerships with trade associations

Come and visit the worldwide partnerships of Mecapack




The National Centre for Food Manufacturing based at Holbeach Campus is the University of Lincoln's specialist facility providing education, research and technical business support for the food industry. The University of Lincoln has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the university league tables. A business ethos pervades the entire range of programmes, from science and technology to arts and humanities, with emphasis placed on ensuring that what students learn is up-to-date, research-informed and relevant to employers. Many of our academic and research programmes are created directly with partners in industry to give employers a competitive edge, thanks to world-leading expertise and work-ready graduates.






ADEPTA (french acronym for Association for the Development of International Exchanges in Agricultural and Agrifood Productsand Techniques) is a club of professionals with a membership of more than 200 business located all over France together with research institutes, technical centers and engineering offices.




An association of food and other processing and packaging machinery and equipment suppliers.



amec is a non-profit-making business association with over 35 years of experience in the promotion of exports and the internationalization of companies and their various sectors. Its main task is to increase the competitiveness of its 400-plus associate companies.



The PPMA is the UK's trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 400 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice.