By accessing our research, development and consultancy expertise, together we can address your specific challenges and find solutions to meet your needs. We will act as a hub for collaboration, delivering a programme of research and development in partnership with business, academia and other centres of expertise from across the sector.
Automation and robotics
Our experts work with you to identify areas of improvement, helping embed process improvement techniques into your business. Our consultants can help increase efficiencies if you are using advanced control systems, automated equipment, systems design, robotic systems, and smart control systems.
Our specialist lean and process improvement team can look at individual material flows or model complete manufacturing processes. We have particular expertise in lean and Six Sigma, control systems development and optimising factory layout, optimising efficiency, eliminating bottlenecks, and incorporating new product lines.
Our experts have many years of experience in process improvement using both lean and discrete event simulation; both in academia and industry. We have substantial experience in areas including design and analysis of manufacturing systems, production planning and control, and improving the efficiency of model development.
Food process engineering
Our specialist team have a thorough understanding of factors affecting the science, processes, operation technology, and engineering of foods. Advice and guidance may also extend to the business decisions encountered in the food industry.