The University of Strathclyde's Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) – part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Group – was the UK partner in a four-year initiative designed to transform the machining sector by encouraging the uptake of innovative digital technologies.
Scottish and Australian researchers have struck a new agreement to strengthen collaboration on modern manufacturing methods that could be adapted to shipbuilding and marine operations underway in both hemispheres.
The UK’s forging and forming community is set to benefit from a unique pathway to cutting edge equipment and world class academic expertise from both north and south of the border, thanks to a new partnership between two world leading research organisations.
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