Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre



The AMRC of the University of Sheffield is one of the 7 institutes of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. AMRC specialise in carrying out world-leading research into advanced machining, manufacturing and materials, which is of practical use to industry. AMRC has 100-plus industrial partners ranging from Boeing, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies.

The AMRC employs around 500 highly qualified researchers and engineers from around the globe. Operations have grown significantly since founding in 2001 and in 2003 AMRC became the anchor tenant on the Advanced Manufacturing Park at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire.

Further expansion is underway on a new Advanced Manufacturing Campus on the nearby Sheffield Business Park. Capabilities and facilities include:
Integrated manufacturing
Design & prototyping
Structural testing
Additive Manufacturing
Virtual Reality
The AMRC website carries information on all facilities and provides downloadable detailed brochures. ​Many of the capabilities and facilities are relevant to space engineering in the broadest sense.

AMRC Facilities & Services