AFRC and MAPAL drive tooling manufacture into the future Read the full story
New local collaboration gives young people in care a pathway into manufacturing roles Read the full story
Smart Factory Innovation Hub testbed at NMIS helping Scottish businesses to harness digital technologies Read the full story
NMIS HQ construction update: digital factory is taking shape Read the full story
NMIS launches new scheme to support STEM graduates into employment amid pandemic Read the full story
Three diverse new Tier Two Members join the AFRC Read the full story
Circular economy project set to ensure clean energy solutions don’t increase landfill waste Read the full story
AFRC welcomes Booth Welsh with iTech Read the full story
AFRC welcomes global technology giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise as Tier Two Member Read the full story
Construction underway on flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility Read the full story
NMIS to help transport operators navigate Covid-19 safety measures Read the full story
Making Scotland’s future - recovery plan for the manufacturing sector Read the full story
Global companies strengthen their commitment to AFRC to deliver better customer solutions Read the full story
Strathclyde and partners to deliver satellite constellation project Read the full story
Sustainability top of the agenda for NMIS as it joins new additive manufacturing body Read the full story
NMIS offers free training resources and a new online CPD course to help individuals upskill from home Read the full story
High-tech software company Bellrock Technology Ltd joins AFRC as latest Tier Two Member Read the full story
AFRC announces new partnership with Theorem Solutions Read the full story
Scottish project ‘reinvents the wheel’ with flat-pack hydro-energy solutions for Africa Read the full story
New tool will help Covid response technologies gain necessary approvals Read the full story
AFRC welcomes Kigtek as latest Tier 2 member Read the full story
NMIS Boeing programme takes off from Westway, Renfrew Read the full story
AFRC Welcomes ROCOL as new Tier Two Member Read the full story
University of Strathclyde at the forefront of projects helping small and medium sized manufacturing firms in Scotland Read the full story
NMIS donates 10,000 face visors to help charities move forward from lockdown Read the full story
Digital cask filling solution could save Scottish whisky industry millions Read the full story
Transvalor joins the AFRC as the first Tier One Partner in support of new FutureForge facility Read the full story
Made in Scotland: the new wind turbine blade set to make green energy even greener Read the full story
Contract awarded for construction of flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility Read the full story
National Manufacturing Institute Scotland leadership team bolstered with CEO appointment Read the full story
Planning permission granted for construction of National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility Read the full story
Boeing touches down in Scotland with new strategic alliance Read the full story
NMIS Insights: National Manufacturing Institute Scotland launches its first event series Read the full story
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