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MTC launches SME support service in partnership with Lloyds Bank

The Manufacturing Technology Centre and Lloyds Bank have joined forces to offer a wide-ranging package of free support and resources to help UK manufacturing and engineering SMEs embrace innovation, develop their workforce and increase productivity. The new SME Support Service includes advice, guidance and access to additional funding and resources …

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MTC apprentice project to aid lockdown learning

A team of apprentices at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has redesigned a DIY hydraulic arm kit so an educational charity can continue to reach schoolchildren despite COVID-19 restrictions preventing school visits. Twelve learners undertook the project for the Imagineering Foundation in partnership with engineering experts from the MTC as …

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MTC trials private 5G network for manufacturers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is to trial a purpose-built private 5G network aimed at helping manufacturers boost productivity. The MTC is launching its 5G capability in partnership with partners West Midlands 5G (WM5G) and Worcestershire 5G (W5G) along with technology partner BT. The private network will be installed at the …

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MTC projects shortlisted in prestigious awards

Collaborative projects being undertaken at the Manufacturing Technology Centre have been shortlisted for the prestigious Collaborate to Innovate awards. The awards celebrate UK-led engineering projects with genuine innovation at their core. MTC projects have been shortlisted in several categories including Aerospace and Defence, Manufacturing Technology and a wild card entry. …

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National Centre for Additive Manufacturing to upgrade ceramic AM capability

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, is to take delivery of a new machine which will result in a big expansion of its ceramic 3D printing capabilities. The CeraMet 1 ceramic stereolithography machine from polymer 3D printing specialists Photocentric, will allow additive manufacturing …

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“Go anywhere” computerised canine arrives at MTC Liverpool

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has taken delivery of two agile robotic dogs as part of MTC Liverpool’s Digital Manufacturing Accelerator programme. Named Spot, the robotic dogs can climb stairs and cross rough terrain which would defeat most robots. Spot – developed by Boston Dynamics, a global leader in mobile robotics …

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MTC in top 100 apprentice employers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has been named in the prestigious 2020 Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list. The MTC has been listed at number 53 in a national ranking of leading employers of apprentices. The list, compiled by the Department of Education-sponsored Education and Skills Funding Agency, aims to recognise …

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Call for employers to take advantage of new apprentice bonus

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is urging companies to act quickly to take advantage of the Government’s new scheme to pay bonuses to employers who take on apprentices. The MTC, through MTC Apprenticeships based at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre in Coventry, is  offering advice to companies who want to access …

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MTC apprentice applications hit record high

MTC Apprenticeships has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with more than 700 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Now 135 successful candidates are in a talent pool ready to be snapped up by employers who can now take advantage of the recently-announced Government scheme to …

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MTC in ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre near Coventry has been recognised in the prestigious “Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020” list. The accolade recognises the MTC’s employee engagement and teamwork. The MTC has been rated number 77 in the list, and accredited with a coveted Two Star …

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