A world-class centre for advanced manufacturing. Open to manufacturers of all sizes.

The AMRC is a network of world-leading research and innovation centres working with advanced manufacturing companies around the globe. We transform industrial and economic performance by making step changes in productivity, increasing competitiveness, developing new products and processes and training new talent and skills.

Our 110-plus industrial members range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, McLaren Automotive, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies.

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Working with the AMRC was very beneficial and gave me peace of mind as we had one opportunity to get things right.

David Flannery, Managing Director, ACS Stainless.

Significant savings from new ‘fast cool’ post processing method

An investigation into post-processing methods for a laser powder bed fusion deposited cobalt alloy by the AMRC has discovered potentially significant savings in time and cost while maintaining material properties.

COVID-19: The ventilator challenge
18 March 2020
As part of the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult, the University of Sheffield A …
Project ELLI driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution
13 March 2020
Engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC …
The art of micro-machining
11 March 2020
The Queen’s head has been beautifully micro-machined onto pieces of brass by en …
Building a diverse construction industry with MMC
08 March 2020
It is hoped research into new building techniques at the University of Sheffield Adva …

Working with the AMRC

Upcoming Events
Tech Board 2020
28 April 2020
(Date TBC)The AMRC Main Board has delegated responsibility for deciding how researc …
AMRC Training Centre Open Event 30th April 2020
30 April 2020
The AMRC Training Centre open days are for anyone who is interested in a career in en …
How to grow your business with 3D printing
06 May 2020
If you are a manufacturing SME based in Lancashire, then this FREE workshop is for yo …
Roadmapping 2020
09 June 2020
The AMRC’s Road Mapping sessions are designed to enable us to understand what t …