Shaping Our Industry

What we have already achieved here in the North West is worth sharing. As we shape the industry together, we must look ahead with optimism and purpose about our economic future. GEMX will provide a collective voice.

GEMX Support For Industry

Becoming a GEMX member brings many benefits. You’ll enjoy opportunities to explore growth, elevate the profile of the sector, resolve skills shortages and bring diverse jobs to the region.

This is a shared venture. Fostering an innovation culture for and with our members goes hand-in-hand with our approach to developing skills and creates an environment that will inspire the best in our people. We want to improve attitudes towards the sector and encourage a mindset of improvement, attainment and professional confidence.

Together, we will build a community of practitioners and leaders who will represent the future of engineering in the North West as it should be: ambitious, skilled, purpose-driven and diverse.

Enjoy access to:

  • Industry 4.0 Resources
  • GEMX Breakfasts
  • CPD and company training
  • Talks / Mentoring / Workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Site Visits
  • Training for GEMX Ambassadors
  • Collaborative innovation projects
  • Cross-border initiatives

Attracting Talent

Use the collective knowledge and experience of the GEMX network to attract the right people for your organisation – not just in engineering and manufacturing specific roles but in finance, design, HR, marketing and IT.

Our aim is to raise awareness of all the opportunities and career pathways that exist within the North West, ensuring this region is known as great place to study, work, live, relax and thrive. We’ll be offering training and initiatives that nurture loyalty within employees and instil a sense of pride in their workplace.

GEMX Engineering & Manufacturing Companies

From sausage rolls to circuit boards, the profile of our membership is growing all the time. There has never been a better moment to get involved. Drop us an email at to find out what GEMX can do for you.

Company Success Stories

Terex Female Fitter Academy

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VERTIV Engineering Apprenticeship

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Local Gems

Discover how these inspiring people followed alternative pathways to find their dream career.

Chea O'Neill
FAST Technologies
Leon Selfridge
FAST Technologies
Conor Quinn
Dara McGilligan
Jacob Young
Arolco Engineering Solutions
Thomas McAleer
Arolco Engineering Solutions
Katie Green
Liam Gallagher
AE Global
Emma Doherty
Coilean Black
Aaron Koskela
Nuprint Technologies
Jemma Ashford
AE Global
Laura Quinn
Lynn Hartin
DuPont Apprentices
Gareth Barr
The LYCRA Company
Mark Olphert
The LYCRA Company
Jack Folland
The LYCRA Company
Denise Hasson
Jeffrey McLaughlin
GB Engineering
Emma Morrison
Jake Burnham Hand
Seating Matters
Emma Coyle
Massimo Riggio
Niall McCready
Phillip Curran
Innovation doesn’t come just from giving people incentives; it comes from creating environments where ideas can connect
Gavin Killeen MBE DL, Managing Director Nuprint Technologies Ltd

Join The GEMX Network

Could your organisation enhance the activities of our working groups. Would you like to get involved in GEMX and shape the future of an entire industry in the North West?

We want to hear from you.
Drop us an email at