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MTC apprentice to compete on world stage

An apprentice trained at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre in Coventry is to represent the UK at the international Skills Olympics competition in Russia. Jack McCarthy, who was one of the first cohort of apprentices to be trained at the AMTC – part of the Manufacturing Technology Centre – will …

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UK can lead the world in global space sector

The UK has the potential to become a world-class sustainable space industry leader if Government and business work together to grasp the opportunities presented by the growth in the global and UK space sectors, according to industry leaders. Speaking at a high-powered two-day space conference at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology …

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Manufacturing Technology Centre looks to recruit engineers of the future

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry is inviting the engineers of the future to look at apprenticeship opportunities available in its Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, as it looks to recruit nearly 100 new apprentices this year. The AMTC, on the MTC campus at Ansty Park, is making a significant …

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MTC apprentices ready to boost manufacturers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is looking for partner employers to take advantage of the centre’s highly-acclaimed apprentice training scheme by employing a work-ready apprentice. The MTC is offering manufacturers the chance to recruit young engineers and technicians who have already completed advanced elements of the MTC’s apprenticeship programme and …

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MTC works on aerospace world-first

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is playing a major role in a ground-breaking project to develop the world’s first unmanned variable buoyancy-powered ultra-long endurance aircraft. The autonomously-controlled Phoenix aircraft has undergone successful test flights and has the potential to take the lead in the world development of pseudo-satellites. Pseudo-satellites are …

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Michigan mission to the MTC

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has hosted a visit by top level officials from the US state of Michigan, keen to learn about the MTC’s world-leading capabilities in advanced manufacturing. The visitors included senior representatives from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, along with manufacturing experts from the US  Institute for  …

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MTC aids big productivity gains at family run company

A family owned precision engineering company in Coventry has achieved a 10 per cent increase in its forward order book and has made double-digit productivity gains with the help of experts from the Manufacturing Technology Centre. An SME team from the MTC’s Manufacturing Support Services operation worked with managers and …

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MTC in major conference centre refurb

A major refurbishment of the Manufacturing Technology Centre’s conference theatre will future-proof the centre’s facilities for years to come and make it one of the most technologically advanced conference venues in the region. In partnership with Mustard Presentations, the MTC has embarked on a major revamp of its conference theatre …

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“Factory in a Box” launched at the MTC

An innovative “Factory in a Box” demonstrator to show businesses how they can grow through the adoption of smart manufacturing techniques and processes has been launched at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. Developed by the Coventry-based MTC working alongside the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University and a team of industrial partners, …

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AMTC and Lloyds Bank support SME apprenticeships

The Coventry-based Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has partnered with Lloyds Bank to offer financial support to recruit and train badly-needed manufacturing apprentices. Lloyds Bank already supports apprenticeship training at the AMTC with £10 million funding over 10 years. Now Lloyds is partnering with the AMTC – based on the Manufacturing …

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