The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a network of world-leading research and innovation centres working with manufacturing companies of any size from around the globe. We specialise in carrying out world-leading research into advanced machining, manufacturing and materials, which is of practical use to industry. We transform industrial and economic performance by working with industry to make step changes in productivity, increasing competitiveness, developing new products and processes and training new talent and skills. Our 125-plus industrial partners range from global giants to small companies. Businesses can work with us on a one-off project, or join us as a member for long-term collaboration. Our operations have grown significantly since we were founded in 2001 and in 2003 we became the anchor tenant on the Advanced Manufacturing Park at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire. The AMRC now employs over 500 highly qualified researchers and engineers from around the globe, on the Advanced Manufacturing Park and Sheffield Business Park in South Yorkshire, as well as in Broughton and Preston. AMRC has core capabilities in Machining, Robotics, Digital Manufacturing, Composite Manufacturing, Castings, Design & Prototyping, Structural testing, Additive Manufacturing, Microscopy, Metrology & Manufacturing Intelligence.