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Our manufacturing services

Identifying growth opportunities

  • market analysis
  • the national Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) scheme
  • commercialisation and intellectual property (IP) opportunities
  • student projects
  • accessing grants for innovation

Product and packaging development

  • product design
  • advanced coatings
  • materials innovation
  • mechanical and flow modelling
  • metals, polymers, ceramics and glass development
  • brand development and packaging design

 Process improvements

  • automation and robotics
  • lean and six sigma
  • systems modelling and simulation
  • control systems development
  • machine vision

 Plant and infrastructure management

  • construction and maintenance management
  • energy management
  • reclaiming waste energy
  • factory layout optimisation
  • corrosion and structural integrity


  • materials analysis
  • welding and structural integrity analysis
  • tracing contamination
  • quality assurance of materials supplied
  • expert witness services

 Recruitment and staff training

  • student projects
  • placement students
  • graduate recruitment
  • short courses, eg electron microscope training or six sigma
  • part-time courses, eg MBA higher degrees and part-time PhDs
  • bespoke course development
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