High Value Manufacturing Catapult - Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry




The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is part of UK government’s prestigious High Value Manufacturing Catapult network of research centres focused on developing advanced manufacturing systems incorporating areas such as: component manufacturing technologies, robotics/automation, and digital engineering.

The MTC employs around 900 people housed across six buildings at Ansty Business Park – J2 of the M6. This incorporates a purpose built apprentice training centre (also available for post college upskilling and short courses), 20,000+sq.mtr of workshop space, secure cells for highly sensitive R&D work, and £130m+ worth of state of the art (industrial) production equipment. 

MTC is an open access facility. MTC welcomes visits from any company involved in the manufacturing sector, from micro-SMEs to large enterprises.  The MTC is a secure site, due to the sensiitve nature of some of our projects; therefore we do require 24 hours notice before arranging a visit.

Our equipment comprises of machines in the following technical disciplines:

  • Intelligent Automation + robotics
  • Advanced Tooling & Fixturing
  • 3D printing + Net Shape Manufacturing
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • High Integrity Fabrication (joining & bonding parts)
  • Manufacturing Informatics (big data, analytics)
  • Metrology and Non-destructive Testing
  • Modelling and Simulation