Welcome to the MTC

Challenging the boundaries of manufacturing

The MTC represents one of the largest public sector investments in manufacturing for many years and is housed in a 12,000 square metre purpose built facility at Ansty Park, Coventry. The centre opened in 2011 and was founded by the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University, the University of Nottingham and TWI Ltd, our industrial members include some of the UK’s major global manufacturers.

We provide a high quality environment for the development of cutting edge technologies into manufacturing processes with the aim of delivering truly innovative solutions to UK industry. 

The MTC is an open access centre. We provide a flexible approach to working with companies of all sizes from SMEs to Tier 1s and large OEMs supplemented by a membership scheme which creates a collaborative research programme.


Latest News

General Motors becomes latest member of the MTC

General Motors, one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, has become the latest member of the pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry.

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Kennametal is the latest MTC Member

Kennametal Inc., a global industrial technology leader specializing in innovative wear-resistant products has become the latest member of the MTC

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BAE Systems becomes Manufacturing Technology Centre’s latest Tier One Member

BAE Systems, the global defence and aerospace leader, has become the latest member of the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

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"It is a privilege to have been involved with MTC from the early days and to have seen the company grow and succeed. The opportunity to make a difference to British manufacturing is a huge motivator. "

Heather Young

Project Team

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