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24 February 2021
United Kingdom
North East Automotive Virtual Meet the Buyer

Local sourcing opportunities and a technology showcase

Join the NEAA for our first Virtual Meet the Buyer taking place on Wednesday 24th February 2021.

The North East Automotive Virtual Meet the Buyer, brought to you by Supply Chain North East, and sponsored by MAKE it Sunderland, North East LEP and Invest South Tyneside, is for companies operating in the industry as well as those looking to expand into automotive. 

The event will look to match-make buyers and suppliers in the areas of plant support, plant technology and business services (i.e. COVID support), offering local sourcing opportunities for the North East supply chain. 

Nissan, Komatsu, Cummins, Marelli, Nifco, Unipres, Minth Automotive and Magna Exteriors are confirmed as buyers to date. 

We are delighted to be joined by Keynote Speaker Isobel Sheldon OBE, Chief Strategy Officer at Britishvolt who will open the event and will provide an insight into Britishvolt and their plans to develop the UK’s first “gigaplant” to manufacture electric car batteries at Blyth.

The event will also host a Technology Showcase aimed at supporting plant innovation in the region. The showcase will feature technology that can support low cost automation, energy, industry 4.0. and COVID recovery.

*This is an NEAA members and Supply Chain North East (SCNE) participants event and non-member companies can express interest in joining SCNE here.


Closed since 24 February 2021
United Kingdom
Organised by
Vehicle manufacturer 8
Manufacturing processes & subcontract services 36
Tooling, toolmaking, jigs & fixtures 4
Automotive components & systems 34
Facility services 7
Business services 39
Public sector & associations 12
Other 25
Total 165