About the Association

SHAPA has been the UK's leading specialist Association for the solids handling and processing industry since its formation in 1981. Our support and assistance has allowed our members to maximise their profitability, whilst taking advantage of the many benefits afforded by the Association.

MPA Group

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MPA Group helps clients accelerate their innovation and business expansion. They help companies to capitalise on their research, innovation and development activities by maximising all the potential benefits from available HMRC tax concessions.

MPA Group’s experienced industry specialists from the engineering and manufacturing sectors and tax experts focus on maximising client value with high quality client service delivery. Working with them, their clients have received more than £150m of financial benefits for their business using the R&D Tax Credits and Patent Box concessions.

If you are interested in finding out if this service could benefit your business, please call Tony Cassidy on 07732 604764 or email tony.cassidy@thempagroup.co.uk.