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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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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

Technique developed to detect white layer anomalies on machined components

A non-destructive technique to detect white layer anomalies, which are undesirable on machined components, has been developed for Rolls-Royce by an IDC student at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

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ACS Stainless switches on to virtual reality for factory planning
21 February 2019
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Silicon Valley CEO celebrates engineering talent of tomorrow at AMRC Training Centre Awards
19 February 2019
A retired Silicon Valley CEO whose life was changed by an apprenticeship has thrown h …
The future is electric: new hub launched to increase electrification in UK manufacturing
12 February 2019
£28 million pound investment, underpinned by a £10m award from the EP …
University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre home to more than one multi-talented engineer
12 February 2019
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Upcoming Events
Regional Showcase: Supporting Composites Industry Growth in the Yorkshire Region
26 February 2019
This event from Composites UK is organised in partnership with the National Composite …
AREA & AMRC AR-dedicated Workshop
26 March 2019
We’re joining forces for our annual AREA Workshop dedicated to AR for Ent …
Tracking the Future of XR with Facebook, Magic Leap, Google, HTC Vive & more
10 April 2019
Join Rab Scott, the AMRC'S Head of Digital at VRX Europe and hear his insight into vi …
Tech Board 2019
16 April 2019
The AMRC Main Board has delegated responsibility for deciding how research funding sh …