The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) develops and proves innovative manufacturing processes and technologies in an agile, low risk environment, in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. We focus on delivering bespoke manufacturing system solutions for our customers.
We operate some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world, and employ a team of highly skilled engineers, many of whom are leading experts in their field. This creates a high quality environment for the development and demonstration of new processes and technologies on an industrial scale.
The MTC’s areas of expertise are directly relevant to both large and small companies, and are applicable across a wide range of industry sectors. The MTC’s members include global manufacturing companies from multiple sectors. Research partners include the University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham, Loughborough University and TWI Ltd.
The MTC’s technical specialities are Robotics, Advanced Tooling and Fixturing, Additive Manufacture, Metrology and Non-Destructive Testing, Non-conventional Machining, High Integrity Fabrication, Electronics Manufacture, Simulation, Informatics and Manufacturing Operational Efficiency.
The MTC is also home to the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre. The purpose-built facility is developing the engineers needed for the future, through its apprenticeship programme and training courses.
Chief Executive: Dr Clive Hickman
Executive Chairman: Alex Stephenson
Technology Director: Professor Ken Young
Number of staff: ~550