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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The manufacture of full scale demonstrator components at the AMRC validated the new approach in readiness for the launch of our new high technology disc factory near Newcastle.

Steven Halliday, Rolls-Royce

Manufacturing limits identified for aerospace heat exchanger components

Manufacturing limits for complex aluminium alloys used in functional heat exchanger aerospace components have been identified by engineers at the AMRC in a project which looked into the processing of the metal using the laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) additive manufacturing method.

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Contractor appointed to build AMRC North West
05 August 2020
The University of Sheffield has appointed Robertson to build its dedicated Advanced M …
Keeping the space industry at the cutting edge
03 August 2020
Composite engineers at the University of Sheffield AMRC were singled out for praise b …
AMRC signs ‘lighthouse’ deal with PTC
30 July 2020
Immersive software that enabled automotive and aerospace workers to make the rapid tr …
Ground Control to major surgery
23 July 2020
Industry 4.0 technologies that once remotely guided the Mars Rover millions of miles …

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Upcoming Events
AI and Machine Vision - Their role in changing manufacturing
13 August 2020
As global supply chains are disrupted by worldwide upheaval, industries must now look …
Tech Fellows Conference 2020
02 November 2020
The Tech Fellows conference has been a highlight of the AMRC calendar for many years …
Offsite Expo 2020
21 September 2021
OFFSITE EXPO brings together those who are driving change in the construction …