Ireland's Farm Machinery Website

Serving the Irish Farm Machinery Industry Since 1913

 
 

Tel: 045-409309

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Why "you" should join the FTMTA.

Activities and Services of the FTMTA

  • The Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) is the national trade body of the Irish Farm Machinery Industry. The Association has served the industry for over 100 years and includes manufacturers, importers / distributors and retail dealers in its membership.
  • The Association is the recognised representative body for the Farm Machinery Industry, which negotiates and consults with Government, farming organisations and other bodies in the interests of the sector.
  • The Association provides advice to members on a range of business issues.
  • Through our affiliation to the Small Firms Association the FTMTA can provide access to a human resource issues help line.
  • The FTMTA Pro Dealer Credit Control Policy is specifically designed to address the long running issue of credit control and cash flow within the farm machinery industry.
  • FTMTA provides industry specific training courses.
  • The Association runs occasional conferences and seminars to address issues of relevance to the farm machinery industry.
  • The Association distributes a regular newsletter and other updates to members.
  • The FTMTA HUB is a unique online classified advertising facility for FTMTA members which provides a easy way of managing online advertising.
  • The Association organises a group trip to the biennial AGRITECHNICA Show in Hanover at a competitive rate.
  • FTMTA offers the purpose built training facilities of the Farm Machinery Industry Training Centre to members at attractive rates.
  • The Association organises the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show, run on a biennial basis, to which members get limited free ticket access.
  • The Association also organises FTMTA GRASS & MUCK, to be run on alternate years to The FTMTA Farm Machinery Show. Members also get limited free access to this event.
  • Member firms exhibiting at The FTMTA FARM MACHINERY SHOW and FTMTA GRASS & MUCK receive substantial discounts on exhibitor fees.
  • Each member receives two FTMTA desk diaries each year, free of charge.
  • All members are provided with an FTMTA membership sign for display in their premises as well as annual membership stickers for display at the premises or on vehicles.
  • A cost effective arbitration scheme is in place for members and their customers to use instead of taking legal action and facing long delays in the Courts.
  • The weekly FTMTA Column in the Irish Farmers Journal is available for members’ newsworthy items, free of charge.