AMRC Northwest is a high value manufacturing catapult centre undertaking world leading research in advance manufacturing.Working with manufacturers of all sizes to de-risk the adoption of new technologies which will improve productivity and competitiveness.We have circa 500 engineers working within various research disciplines including casting, machining, design ,additive manufacturing , battery joining techniques, robotics and automation, digitalisation of manufacturing , composites , 5G and low carbon smart building technologies. We have over 120 industrial partners ranging from large manufacturers such as BAE systems , Boeing, Airbus and Siemens to smaller SME manufacturers.The AMRC is not sector specific and works within any manufacturing sector.


Roy Chadwick Way,,
Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone,
Mellor Brook,Blackburn,
BB2 7HP,

Region: North West - Lancashire


Phone: 01254 947100




  • Research & Technology
  • Test & Prototyping
  • Design & Engineering
  • Manufacture
  • Academia
  • Machining
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Raw Materials/Castings/Forging
  • Metallics
  • Composites
  • Robotics/Automation

Company Approvals:

  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing
  • Leonardo
  • Rolls Royce
  • Safran

International Standards:

  • AS9100 or equivalent approval (such as EN9100, JISQ9100, NBR15100)

Our Partners