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Engineering and manufacturing

Are you looking to increase manufacturing efficiency and drive down costs?

We can help you make the most of new opportunities in manufacturing and engineering. In an increasingly competitive global market, you can gain a significant advantage through our world-class services and equipment.

We can help you achieve growth

We have a highly successful track record of delivering impact, measured through improved product quality, access to new markets, and reduced costs, downtime, waste or energy consumption, and we are always looking for new challenges.

We’re leaders in our field when it comes to translating our expertise into clear, measurable outcomes. That’s why so many businesses – from SMEs to multinationals – work with us to solve their problems. Our industry partners include Rolls Royce, Hauzer, Smith and Nephew, Proctor and Gamble, Chesapeake, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Cadbury, Kodak, BASF, Morgan Ceramics, Goodrich Power Systems, DSTL, Outokumpu, Tata Steel, BAE Systems, Air Products and Volvo Trucks.

Our cutting-edge services. Your competitive advantage.

From research and consultancy to hiring our state-of-the-art facilities, a partnership with us can help you to overcome challenges and take advantage of new commercial opportunities. Find out more in our brochure (PDF, 909.7KB) about how we can help you in all these areas

  • identifying growth opportunities
  • advanced products and packaging development
  • plant and infrastructure management
  • testing and troubleshooting

Equipped to meet your challenges

Use our high-specification facilities and focus your budget on expertise to increase your success in innovation. We have an advanced range of equipment that you can access, from the latest electron microscopes to high-performance computing hardware.

Watch the video to find out more about our facilities

A food engineering facility that’s unparalleled across Europe

Our state-of-the-art National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering has been created in partnership with industry to tackle challenges across the food sector.

The food and drink system is at the centre of dramatic changes — from food security, net zero, health and evolving lifestyle trends to the rise of digital solutions and sustainable practice.

With world-class facilities and a successful track record of collaboration with the sector, the Centre can help your business:

  • Develop talent through higher and degree apprenticeships
  • Access research and consultancy tailored to your needs
  • Receive expert advice on funding
  • Collaborate with specialists in process engineering, energy management, automation and robotics, net zero systems, Industry 4.0 and AI

Read more about our latest collaborations with the food and drink sector.

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