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From research, development, and manufacturing to training, testing and recruitment, you’ll receive exceptional support from the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing.
Part of the £13 million National Centre Motorsport Engineering, the brand-new centre offers an extensive equipment and capability list to engineering firms across the UK, partnering with them to increase their productivity and potential, and develop engineering workforces that provide the backbone of the UK’s engineering industry.
‘Collaborating with CfAM has been a breath of fresh air. Not only are they diligent, knowledgeable, and hardworking, they also have retained their ‘finger on the pulse’ of industrial challenges. Their emphasis is on applied research which has proven immediately useful in our business. We will continue to partner with CfAM and are motivated and excited by the potential of this long term, mutually beneficial relationship.’
'Working with Rob and the team at the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing has been a wonderful experience. Their knowledge of the industry has allowed them to identify key challenges and position the centre with the required expertise and equipment to address these challenges through cutting edge research. This research will provide industry with the knowledge to adopt and exploit these advanced manufacturing techniques. In addition, the Centre will give students hands-on experience with these advanced manufacturing and qualification processes and provide them with the skills required to advance in their own careers
Xact Metal is honored to partner with the University of Bolton’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing to help equip their new additive manufacturing facility. Through our work together, it has become clear that the team at University of Bolton is a group of forward thinkers. Led by Rob Higham, the group is positioning metal AM to support UK industrial initiatives in aerospace and high-end motor sport. “It is great to work with people that share the same vision to best-prepare the next generation of AM technologists to meet growing industrial demands” Said CEO Juan Mario Gomez, “and they are well positioned to do so. We anticipate large successes from this centre and look forward to supporting them in the future.”
Head of Centre