Automotive Division mission

Our mission will be achieved through the following supporting strategies: 



To act as the materials focus point for the Automotive Industry. To recognise members' interests and to respond to their technical and professional needs.


To encourage and promote the interchange of new materials technology with other Institute disciplines and professional bodies to achieve professional excellence.


To develop constructive links across the automotive industry and encourage the appropriate use of materials for value engineered products for the customer.


To liaise with Government Departments and provide appropriate responses to technical initiatives, proposals and position statements.

Adult Education

To develop a technically and financially successful adult learned society programme through seminars, conferences and technical publications.

Youth Education

To develop a successful youth education, interest and sponsorship programme through schools and work experience programmes.


To support the Institute of Materials general policies. To support the remit of the Industry and Technical Policy Board.