The PPMA Group of Associations trading brand comprises three specialist trade associations: PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association), BARA (British Automation and Robot Association) and UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association).  It has over 500 member companies and is the voice of the UK’s processing and packaging industry at large. The Group’s principal purpose is to assist in the sales and marketing of industrial processing equipment, packaging machinery, ancillary products and services, robotics and machine vision, though leading industry events, publications and training.