Data-driven manufacturing for Wales

A £3.5 million investment into advanced product verification technologies at AMRC Cymru will deliver digital innovations that connect supply chains, increase productivity, drive sustainability and create high value engineering jobs.

Support from the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) has allowed the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Cymru to establish a Manufacturing Data Centre of Excellence in Broughton to develop technologies that will allow Welsh manufacturers of all sizes and across all sectors to leverage the data they generate.

“Every piece of equipment we have bought with the grant has been purchased with data in mind,” said Andy Silcox, AMRC Cymru research director. “We want to demonstrate the power of data to improve manufacturing organisations and the kit falls under three categories: data acquisition, data handling and processing, and data visualisation…Read more