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AMRC: Sheffield’s Cluster of Excellence

Recently, Adrian Wilson visited the impressive AMRC, which as reported elsewhere on this site, has just announced a new agreement with GKN Aerospace.

30th April 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  UK

Transport/​Aerospace

Founded in 2001, the AMRC became the first tenant on the Advanced Manufacturing Park at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire – once the site of the coking plant where the infamous Battle of Orgreave took place during the Miner’s Strike in 1984.

The AMRC has subsequently been joined at the site by some very influential neighbours and partners. The Rolls-Royce Factory of the Future was opened in 2008 and expanded in 2012, and during 2017, Boeing announced a £20 million joint venture plant with Sheffield University.

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