01 Consultancy

As one of the world’s foremost engineering research and technology firms, ours is ideally placed to serve as an expert consultant to its Member companies.

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02 Research and Innovation

WE have a proud history of original thinking and invention, and over the course of its history has delivered significant innovations to industry.

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03 Materials management

Understanding how materials behave, degrade and relate to each other is a fundamental part of the research that takes place.

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04 Joining Technologies

Welding and joining technologies are fundamental to engineering and manufacturing. Without the ability to make strong and durable connections between materials.

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Latest News

Andy Knight with C2K Staffing Technicians 2African Company approaches for plastics welding training

A West African employment agency turned to us for plastics welding training to expand its capability after investing in new equipment.Senior plastics welding trainer Andy Knight travelled to the premises of C2K Staffing in the Senegalese city of Thiès, where he provided training to six technicians to enable them to use welding machines the company had just bought.

SLM-Mesh-CubeContributions invited for UK Strategy for additive manufacturing

Work is underway to establish a UK national strategy for additive manufacturing by early 2016, to maximise UK business growth and long-term economic value through the successful industrialisation of the technology.Professors from the University of Nottingham and from the University of Cambridge are co-ordinating the initial baseline evidence gathering process.

Ours is one of the world’s most respected research and technology organisations, with industry-leading capabilities in a number of areas.Specialising in joining techniques and technologies, structural integrity and material properties.