The South Wales Materials Association was renamed from South Wales Metallurgical Association (formerly Swansea and District Metallurgical Society) in October 2005 to represent a move from purely metallurgical focus to a wider materials basis.
The SWMA covers an area from Cardiff to as far west as Aberystwyth. The majority of our events are held at Swansea University.
to promote Materials Science by means of lectures, works visits and any other appropriate means;
to foster & encourage young people in Materials Science, Engineering and Technology and other associated disciplines defined by IOM3;
to ensure the highest professional standards are maintained at all SWMA meetings & functions.
Upcoming IOM3 events
Tire modelling & simulation 2023
Tire modelling within the full vehicle systemHannover, Germany
PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Spring 2023
An introduction to the industry for those starting out on an exciting career in packaging.Grantham
RAIN RFID in Tires Masterclass
Best practices for embedding RFID tags in tiresHannover, Germany