Industry Wales is, with its specialist aerospace, automotive and electronics, software and technology forums, helping to grow Welsh technology and manufacturing businesses, globally.
The forums, with a combined membership of approaching 400 leading Welsh companies, provide a range of services to support companies already established within Wales and to attract and support companies that are seeking a world class location for their business.

Led by the private sector and working closely with the Welsh Government, sector panels and other bodies, Industry Wales is focussed on the following key areas that need to be addressed to continue to achieve sustained, profitable growth in the economy:

  • Innovation
  • Investment
  • Skills
  • Supply Chain capability and reach
  • Integration with UK and European wide programmes

The capability that exists within the Welsh technology and manufacturing sectors is wide ranging and globally competitive and Industry Wales is working on expanding the reach of these businesses.

Aerospace Wales

The Aerospace Wales Forum is the trade association for all companies operating in the Aerospace & Defence sector in Wales and exists to provide the best service we can to assist our members by promoting your company in our capabilities database and giving you access to events, networking opportunities and industry expertise.

Welsh Automotive Forum

The Welsh Automotive Forum represents component suppliers in Wales who provide parts for the world's vehicle makers.

The Forum showcases its member's products and abilities at international events and campaigns or lobbies on their behalf on local, national and international platforms.


Created in 2011, the ESTnet is a network of technology organisations whose members design, develop, manufacture or integrate electronic and software technologies.