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Boeing to open new manufacturing facility in Sheffield City Region, alongside the AMRC

Boeing Sheffield will be first Boeing manufacturing facility in Europe New multi-million-pound production facility will be built alongside the University … Read More

Digital 4 Manufacturing : Start Here

Date: February, 28th 2017 Time: 8:45 am – 3:00 pm There’s a lot of talk right now about how digital … Read More

Former Nuclear AMRC Chief Technology Officer returns to his roots and joins the AMRC

Former Nuclear AMRC Chief Technology Officer, Stuart Dawson has joined the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with … Read More

McLaren Automotive partnership with University of Sheffield AMRC will see super car chassis built in Sheffield

Luxury, high-performance sports car manufacturer McLaren Automotive has launched a pioneering partnership with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research … Read More

AMRC Composite Centre wins funding to help keep UK at forefront of automotive innovation

The Composite Centre of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has won £360,000 in funding from Innovate … Read More

New AMRC partnership with Iceotope to foster innovations in IT for manufacturing sector

The latest member of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, Iceotope, is making waves in … Read More

Supporting developments in lightweighting helps UK companies take advantage of opportunities in global aerospace markets

The Advanced Structural Testing Centre (ASTC) of the AMRC with Boeing is working in collaboration with UK company TISICS exploring … Read More

Apprentice Open Event – AMRC Training Centre, Rotherham. 21 February 2017

Are you looking to start an apprenticeship this March? If you are please come along to our Open Day on … Read More

Hunt starts for entrepreneurs with technologies that could improve everyday life

Applications have opened for the next Pitch@Palace, the prestigious technology contest, set up by The Duke of York’s Charitable Trust … Read More

Medical AMRC helps innovative orthopaedic company launch new solution for sports injuries

Researchers from the Medical Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have helped an innovative orthopaedic products company develop a new type of … Read More

Medical innovators aid former Marine’s drive to give new freedom to millions with mobility problems

Researchers from the Medical Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre are working with a former soldier who caught a devastating disease in … Read More

Testing time for apprentice helps the AMRC expand its services for exporters

Specialists from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing are helping Sheffield based steel fabricator A K … Read More

AMRC becomes part of £60 million bid to explore and improve new manufacturing techniques

The AMRC has been named a partner in three of the UK’s new Future Manufacturing Hubs. Universities and Science Minister … Read More

University of Sheffield AMRC assist DESTACO in navigating the world of virtual reality

The Integrated Manufacturing Group of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has been working with DESTACO, a leading … Read More

Composite robot offers flexible, low cost alternative to purpose built machining solutions

Machining, Composite and Integrated Manufacturing specialists at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have joined forces to build … Read More

AMRC to play major role in bid to create a double economic boost for North Wales

Welsh Government plans to invest £20 million in a new Advanced Manufacturing & Research Institute have been welcomed by Colin … Read More

Europe’s biggest aerospace castings facility nears completion

A new plant capable of producing some of the biggest Titanium aerospace castings in the world is nearing completion at … Read More

Sheffield universities team up to launch new degree-level apprenticeships to plug engineering skills gap

Announcement marks first cross-city collaboration in engineering Apprenticeships will offer alternative route into HE while gaining paid-for work experience Programme … Read More

AMRC Forum: Digital Manufacturing

SOLD OUT EVENT – We have now closed bookings for this event. There’s a lot of talk about the fourth … Read More

Second annual AMRC Charity Golf Day raises over £6000 for Sheffield’s Weston Park Cancer Charity

A varied group of manufacturing, engineering and associated companies joined forces with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre … Read More

Scotland’s First Minister praises Sheffield’s advanced manufacturing capabilities

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, visited the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) on Monday … Read More

Pushing the boundaries of reality helps manufacturers gain an edge

Researchers from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing are pushing the boundaries of reality after becoming … Read More

Northern Advanced Manufacturing Corridor can equip UK to deliver ‘fourth industrial revolution’

The UK could deliver the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ by creating a new Northern Advanced Manufacturing Corridor, stretching from the Sheffield … Read More

Ground breaking manufacturing degree smashes launch recruitment target

A pioneering Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Technology smashed its recruitment target as it welcomed its first students this week. The … Read More

AMRC Korea launched before audience of South Korean business and civic leaders and academics

Around 100 guests including South Korean business and civic leaders and academics attended the official launch of AMRC Korea in … Read More

Prepare for take-off at the AMRC

Thank you very much for your interest in the RAeS – 150 Years of Aviation event. We have now closed … Read More

Ricardo and AMRC sign MoU as work starts on powertrain electrification projects

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global engineering … Read More

University of Sheffield makes advanced manufacturing links to China’s space programme

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology are launching a new joint research institute to … Read More

AMRC Design and Prototyping Group Open Access Morning – 4th November

Innovative design solutions developed using state of the art technologies come to life inside the Design, Prototype and Testing Centre. … Read More

Pioneering manufacturing research centre hosts Royal technology incubator

The Duke of York has praised the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing and its award winning, … Read More

AMRC Advanced Structural Testing Centre partners with Gripple UK to drive industrial innovation

A Sheffield-based world-leading manufacturer of wire joining and tensioning systems has partnered with the Advanced Structural Testing Centre (ASTC), part … Read More

RAeS 150

Thank you very much for your interest in the RAeS – 150 Years of Aviation event. We have now closed … Read More

AMRC shows manufacturers how to peer into the future with Microsoft HoloLens

Over 100 global manufacturing companies have the unique opportunity to interact with the first Microsoft HoloLens within a High-Value Manufacturing … Read More

Composites Machining

Date: 21st September 2016 As industries such as aerospace, automotive and renewable energy (principally wind) look towards reducing the structural weight … Read More

Joe Sutter, ‘Father of the Boeing 747′, dies

Joe Sutter, who became known as the father of the jumbo jet after he led the design team that developed … Read More

Aerobatic aircraft tested by the AMRC put through its paces at top global airshow

A spectacular aerobatic aircraft, which passed airworthiness tests at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing, has … Read More

AMRC Castings investment could help cut nuclear waste storage costs by millions

A new investment that significantly increases AMRC Castings’ ability to produce large scale castings with a superior surface finish could … Read More

Runflat tyre specialist aided by Advanced Structural Testing heads for expansion

The developer of a revolutionary ‘runflat’ tyre that has been put through its paces by the AMRC’s Advanced Structural Testing … Read More

University of Sheffield statisticians and AMRC engineers collaborate to create new autonomous manufacturing processes

A pioneering collaboration between the University of Sheffield School of Mathematics and Statistics and the Machining Group of the Advanced … Read More

Lord Mayor’s AMRC visit paves the way to spread the manufacturing excellence message worldwide

A visit by the Lord Mayor of London to the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing (AMRC) … Read More

Treading the critical path to increasing capacity and controlling costs creates aerospace opportunities

The aerospace sector is continuing to grow and provide opportunities for UK suppliers who can help aircraft companies meet the … Read More

AMRC’s robot research cuts the cost of producing aircraft components for BAE Systems

A research project to enable robots to accurately machine holes in composite aircraft components, has matured into a production system … Read More

Factory 2050: The Smart Factory

7-8 Sept 2016 AMRC Factory 2050, Sheffield Cost: £100 + VAT The AMRC and partners present a UK vision for … Read More

First custom-built steel foundry commissioned since 1980’s to bolster UK steel casting innovation

The first custom-built steel foundry to be commissioned in the UK since the early 1980’s has been unveiled at AMRC … Read More

Factory 2050 scoops top industry design award

Factory 2050 has been named Project of the Year at the Constructing Excellence Awards. The revolutionary, glass-walled reconfigurable factory, which … Read More

Wedding bells heard for AMRC research associate

Warmest congratulations are extended from everyone at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMRC) with Boeing to Sabino Ayvar-Soberanis and his … Read More

AMRC help create a lasting legacy for the iconic Vulcan bomber

Engineers from the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) are helping to preserve the legacy of the iconic … Read More

OPEN MIND becomes Tier 1 member at the AMRC

OPEN MIND Technologies has now been awarded Tier 1 membership status at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre … Read More

EU debate focuses on the importance of partnership to the region and its economy

Leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn MP this morning (16 June 2016) visited the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research … Read More

Interview with the AMRC: Augmented Reality in Advanced Manufacturing

How can early adopters of augmented reality (AR) technologies address the challenges of introducing AR in a manufacturing environment, and … Read More

New alliance of advanced manufacturing research for Scotland and the Northern Powerhouse

Professor Keith Ridgway – founder and Executive Chair of the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) – is … Read More

AMRC design and build new generation of blast-proof vehicle

The Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has designed and built … Read More

How to optimise machining performance

Tuesday 28th June 2016 at the AMRC KTC Learn how the latest developments in machining technology are fundamentally changing the way that top … Read More

Leading cast steel engineering group becomes latest Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre partner

William Cook, the UK’s largest steel casting group, has joined the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) as … Read More

Orthopaedic Surgical Screwdrivers

The Medical AMRC has successfully completed a commission from sports injury, trauma and orthopaedic products specialist Harvard Healthcare to design … Read More

John steps out to raise cash for refugee academics and students

Factory 2050 project engineer John Egginton is putting his best foot forward to raise money for academics and students, forced … Read More

AMRC apprentices to take show on the road thanks to generous donation by First Group plc

First Group in Sheffield have generously donated a bus to the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre for apprentices to … Read More

The work of the AMRC and the Nuclear AMRC on Bloodhound SCC highlighted

The work of the AMRC and the Nuclear AMRC on Bloodhound SCC, the UK-bid to raise the world land speed … Read More

Bidding farewell – rotatives lead retires from AMRC

AMRC Machining Group technical lead for rotatives and CAD/CAM engineer, Roger Wallis has retired after six and a half years … Read More

Castings researchers expand capabilities for rapid manufacture of large-scale components

Opportunities are opening up to radically reduce the time it takes to produce large scale, highly accurate castings with a … Read More