National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Digital Process Manufacturing Centre (DPMC)

A digital future for the process manufacturing industries

What is the DPMC?

An NMIS specialist technology centre opening later this year at i3 in North Ayrshire.  We're transforming the region’s industrial landscape and the future of the UK’s process industries.

Try new and emerging technologies from robotics to 5G, analytics and using the cloud. Build vital skills through our Manufacturing Skills Academy. 

From fish processing to chemicals manufacture and distilling, we're here to help future-proof your business and your workforce. 

How we can help

We're here for you if you're in pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, food and drink, chemicals, water or the fast-moving commercial goods industries. Our goal is simple: improving your productivity, compliance, and carbon footprint using new and emerging digital technologies.

Technical capabilities to help you succeed 

We looked at what businesses within the process manufacturing industries really need.  In response, we're providing the below technical capabilities, including expertise and equipment.


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Courses at the Manufacturing Skills Academy

Develop your digital skills, swot up on strategy or learn more about remanufacturing with the Manufacturing Skills Academy.

Learn more and apply with the National Transition Training Fund project

DPMC Partners

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