WELCOME TO ISME (The Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering)

The Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering is a learned body with individual membership open to those employed in the sheet metal and associated industries.

Our main aims:
To promote the science and working of sheet metal
To provide opportunities for people to exchange ideas and information
To encourage the development of members
To create an institute that people in the industry will aspire to join
To encourage the development of sheet metal working skills through the annual Sheet Metal Skills Competition
To encourage closer co-operation between industry, universities and research establishments
To promote sheet metal working through participation at exhibitions and trade shows


The institute was founded in 1946 to promote the sheet metal industry and co-operation between members and provide a body to share knowledge and skills.

Key events in the ISME calendar are the ISME Skills Competition to promote sheet metal skills in young people and the annual Dinner and Dance organised in association with the MMMA which fosters relationships between members and like-minded individuals.

The Institute has individual and company members and is a registered charity run by an elected Council.

The current principal officers are: –

President Alan Shaw

Chairman Barry Smith

Hon. Treasurer Josie Stevenson

Hon. Secretary Bill Pinfold

Events Officer Adrian Nicklin

Oracle Editor Steven Watson

Charity Commission Number 232734

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ISME Events

Metal Bashers Ball Review

Friday 17th May 2019
Venue: Copthorne Hotel, Merryhill, Dudley.

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The Autumn 2019 ISME Oracle has gone to the printers today and will appear on the ISME web site shortly. Packed with high quality technical articles and news of the Institute.

ISME and the MMMA will be holding the next Metal Bashers Ball on Friday 15th May 2020 at the Copthorne Hotel Dudley. Further details of this premier event for the Sheet Metal Industry will be announced shortly

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