AMRC Executive Dean crowned Sheffield City Region’s ‘Property Personality of the Year’

07 July 2017

AMRC executive Dean, Professor Keith Ridgway was last night (06/07/17) crowned the Sheffield City Region’s ‘Property Personality of the Year’ at the 2017 Property Gala Dinner 2017.

The Gala was held at the Mercure St Paul’s hotel, Sheffield and celebrates the region’s towns and cities for their development, recognising the part played by the property industry’s leading lights.

Prof. Ridgway was honoured as the man behind the phenomenal success of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre by judges at the event. He was recognised for his role in founding and development of the organisation, which has a global reputation for helping companies overcome manufacturing problems and has become a model for collaborative research involving universities, academics and industry, worldwide.

The AMRC has grown rapidly since being founded in 2001 and only in 2003 it became the anchor tenant on the Advanced Manufacturing Park at Rotherham. Since this time operations have grown significantly and the AMRC now consists of eight separate centres spread across the Advanced Manufacturing Park and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Campus at Sheffield Business Park. Once again becoming the anchor tenant with the AMRC’s flagship development Factory 2050, UK’s first state of the art factory, entirely dedicated to conducting collaborative research into reconfigurable digitally assisted assembly, component manufacturing and machining technologies.

You can read the full story about the Gala at Insider Media here. (link https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/yorkshire/amrcs-ridgway-crowned-at-property-gala-dinner).

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