New Advanced Metal Processing Center Opens in London

By on August 20, 2018 in IN THE NEWS

Touring the AMPC equipment at the opening.

Thenew Advanced Metal Processing Center (AMPC) has opened at Brunel University London. The center gives manufacturers an incentive to work with Brunel on large-scale research and development activity, which includes innovative structures for lightweight car parts that would go from the lab to full-scale industrial trials.

The AMPC is funded by £15 million ($20 million) from the U.K. government, providing the equipment and infrastructure to attract industrial match funding from partners such as Constellium and Jaguar Land Rover. This will go to building the future generation of engineers, designers, scientists and materials specialists. It wills also

speed up automotive lightweighting through the

deployment of world-leading, high-performance aluminum alloys and innovative technologies.