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Our research and development focuses on industry’s commercial requirements and provides lasting value to members.

Our 100-plus industrial members range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies, but you don’t have to be a member to take advantage of our world-leading expertise and resources, which are open to manufacturers of all sizes.

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

Featured case study

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 and is on track to save BAE Systems millions of pounds in capital and operational costs over the coming years.

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AMRC project targets a step change in the capabilities of robots used in aerospace
08 June 2017
Work has completed on a £850,000 project to give the UK aerospace sector a uniq …
Multiple awards for AMRC project that saved BAE Systems millions of pounds
31 May 2017
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has …
South Yorkshire company Polypipe become the 100th member of the AMRC
16 May 2017
Doncaster-based company Polypipe have become the 100th member of the University of …
The AMRC invents game-changing hybrid 3D printing process
03 May 2017
The Design and Prototyping Group of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) …

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Invitation to Perfection through Precision
06 July 2017
Please note new date of 6th JulyStarrag UK has enhanced the number of machines it …
AMRC Tech Fellows
13 November 2017
The Tech. Fellows conference has been a highlight of the AMRC calendar for many years …