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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At the AMRC, we will have access to some of the world’s finest composites and materials research capabilities, and I look forward to building a world-class facility.

Mike Flewitt, CEO, McLaren Automotive

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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12 July 2019
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Lego helps business build culture change
10 July 2019
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'Tribe' launches to attract young women into engineering
28 June 2019
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Working with the AMRC

Upcoming Events
Machining Scotland Conference
28 August 2019
Find out how the latest high-tech machining solutions can helpyour businessRecognis …
2nd CIRP Conference on Composite Material Parts Manufacturing
10 October 2019
The 2nd CIRP Conference on Composite Material Parts Manufacturing (CCMPM) will take p …
Tech Board 2019
06 November 2019
The AMRC Main Board has delegated responsibility for deciding how research funding sh …
Technology Portfolio Planning 2020
27 January 2020
All our members can attend and participate in Technology Portfolio Planning for group …