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

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Combining the innovation brilliance of the AMRC with our commercial expertise to deliver, Razor has been able to compound the success of manufactures using technology.

Jamie Hinton, CEO, Razor

AMRC Technology Development: Ultrasonic Trimming

The challenge was to demonstrate the feasibility of trimming 3D formed composite preforms to size using an ultrasonic knife mounted on a robot arm to support Dowty Propellers’ flexible manufacturing capabilities of complex blade geometry for its next generation composite propeller blades.

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Sheffield business looking to make its mark on global stage
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Novel machining lands substantial weight reduction
20 September 2021
Decades of combined experience in manufacturing techniques and tooling has seen the A …
5G sensors making ultra-low latency a reality
02 September 2021
Mechatronics and software engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufactu …
DACS paves the way for automation in construction
25 August 2021
A groundbreaking robotic paving slab cutting process harnessing innovative digital te …

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Upcoming Events
Sustainable Processes - the business case for green transition
28 September 2021
Overview:More efficient, lean processes drive sustainability but can also reduce co …
AMRC Cymru Digital Factory Showcase
07 October 2021
The University of Sheffield AMRC Cymru is hosting the Digital Factory Showcase to exh …