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

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For an SME to be able to access this technical level of knowledge to develop a project or resolve manufacturing issues is incredible.

Ken Shackleton, Managing Director, The Cardboard Box Company

Virtual simulation of new Boeing facility based in Sheffield

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has developed a virtual simulation model of the new Boeing Sheffield facility. The model will help to validate the opportunities Boeing has to increase productivity by up to 50 per cent.

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AMRC to manage Wales’ first Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility
13 December 2018
Wales’ new flagship Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility will be managed by …
Close Brothers apprentices start at AMRC Training Centre
11 December 2018
The next generation of advanced engineers brimming with fresh talent and new ideas ha …
University of Sheffield partners with GKN Aerospace to boost new digital technologies in aerospace manufacturing with £32 million centre
06 December 2018
GKN Aerospace's new Global Technology Centre announced today by Greg Clark MP, Secr …
NASA’s curiosity leads them to rove the planet in search of out-of-this-world AMRC technology
04 December 2018
THREAD, the game-changing 3D printing process developed at the University of Sheffiel …

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Upcoming Events
Modular Offsite Construction and Digital Manufacturing
16 January 2019
This event will showcase recent thinking on modular offsite construction and digital …
Technology Portfolio Planning 2019
28 January 2019
All our members can attend and participate in Technology Portfolio Planning for group …
AMRC Forum: Metals for Challenging Applications
07 February 2019
The regular Forum events cover a range of topics of relevance to manufacturing busine …
Tech Board 2019
16 April 2019
(Date TBC)The AMRC Main Board has delegated responsibility for deciding how researc …