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Keep up to date with the latest news stories and opinion pieces from across the NMIS Group. 

Augmented reality project to help train surgeons around the world on ‘hyper-real’ models of organs
Digital Factory, NMIS | Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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Every day’s a school day: skills development and its vital role in manufacturing, industry 4.0, and the growth of the Scottish economy
MSA, NMIS | Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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New capability network will help businesses across Scotland access support and unlock innovation
NMIS | Thursday, June 10, 2021
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NMIS HQ construction update: from steel to timber and a heather coloured roof
NMIS | Monday, May 31, 2021
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Boeing getting ready for lift off from Westway, Renfrew with NMIS
AFRC, NMIS | Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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AFRC and MAPAL drive tooling manufacture into the future
AFRC | Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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New local collaboration gives young people in care a pathway into manufacturing roles
MSA, NMIS | Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Smart Factory Innovation Hub testbed at NMIS helping Scottish businesses to harness digital technologies
AFRC, NMIS | Thursday, May 6, 2021
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NMIS HQ construction update: digital factory is taking shape
NMIS | Friday, March 26, 2021
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NMIS launches new scheme to support STEM graduates into employment amid pandemic
MSA, NMIS | Friday, March 19, 2021
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Three diverse new Tier Two Members join the AFRC
AFRC | Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Circular economy project set to ensure clean energy solutions don’t increase landfill waste
AFRC |
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AFRC welcomes Booth Welsh with iTech
AFRC |
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AFRC welcomes global technology giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise as Tier Two Member
AFRC | Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Construction underway on flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility
NMIS | Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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NMIS to help transport operators navigate Covid-19 safety measures
NMIS | Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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Making Scotland’s future - recovery plan for the manufacturing sector
AFRC, LMC, MSA, NMIS | Friday, December 4, 2020
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Global companies strengthen their commitment to AFRC to deliver better customer solutions
AFRC | Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Strathclyde and partners to deliver satellite constellation project
NMIS | Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Sustainability top of the agenda for NMIS as it joins new additive manufacturing body
NMIS | Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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NMIS offers free training resources and a new online CPD course to help individuals upskill from home
MSA | Thursday, October 22, 2020
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High-tech software company Bellrock Technology Ltd joins AFRC as latest Tier Two Member
AFRC | Monday, October 12, 2020
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AFRC announces new partnership with Theorem Solutions
AFRC | Thursday, October 8, 2020
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Scottish project ‘reinvents the wheel’ with flat-pack hydro-energy solutions for Africa
AFRC | Monday, October 5, 2020
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New tool will help Covid response technologies gain necessary approvals
NMIS | Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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AFRC welcomes Kigtek as latest Tier 2 member
AFRC | Friday, September 18, 2020
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NMIS Boeing programme takes off from Westway, Renfrew
AFRC, NMIS | Monday, September 14, 2020
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AFRC Welcomes ROCOL as new Tier Two Member
AFRC | Thursday, October 8, 2020
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University of Strathclyde at the forefront of projects helping small and medium sized manufacturing firms in Scotland
NMIS | Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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Two people wearing PPE walking a dog
NMIS donates 10,000 face visors to help charities move forward from lockdown
NMIS | Wednesday, July 22, 2020
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A distillery cask with machinery
Digital cask filling solution could save Scottish whisky industry millions
NMIS | Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Forging machine at the AFRC building
Transvalor joins the AFRC as the first Tier One Partner in support of new FutureForge facility
AFRC | Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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Wind turbine blade in lightweight manufacturing centre
Made in Scotland: the new wind turbine blade set to make green energy even greener
LMC | Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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Architect render of NMIS building
Contract awarded for construction of flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility
NMIS | Friday, May 29, 2020
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John Reid NMIS CEO
National Manufacturing Institute Scotland leadership team bolstered with CEO appointment
NMIS | Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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Planning permission granted for construction of National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility
NMIS | Monday, April 6, 2020
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Boeing touches down in Scotland with new strategic alliance
NMIS | Monday, April 6, 2020
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NMIS Insights: National Manufacturing Institute Scotland launches its first event series
NMIS |
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Planning permission submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
NMIS |
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Why the oil and gas sector needs to embrace Additive Manufacturing
AFRC |
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AFRC Tier Two Membership is measuring up for leading precision engineering firm
AFRC |
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