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Accelerating the growth and competitiveness of UK manufacturing through the adoption of automation

To be truly competitive, businesses need the right tools to boost productivity, which means automating aspects of the production process allowing staff to be utilised where their skills add the most value.

Automation is new to many businesses and there is understandable caution when it comes to the investment required. The MTC is focused on supporting UK industry to overcome the challenges of adopting automation.

Utilising its breadth of knowledge and expertise, the MTC provides impartial advice and guidance on the most appropriate applications to automate, helping companies manufacture faster, at a consistently higher quality and for a lower cost.

Automation
Impartial

Impartial Advice & Guidance

The MTC provides vendor agnostic advice, not driven by the need to achieve a sale. Our goal is to identify the most appropriate applications to automate, assist with the business case, user requirement specifications and supplier selection to ensure businesses can achieve successful projects.

Comprehensive

Comprehensive Knowledge

The MTC is part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult; an expansive network of fellow Research Technology Organisations (RTO’s), academia and industry, that work together to solve challenges faced by UK manufacturing. By collaborating in this way, businesses can access and leverage experience, knowledge, and ideas on how to solve the challenges faced by the introduction of new technologies.

Multi-sector

Multi-sector Expertise

The MTC has a wide range of state-of-the-art capabilities, applied across a number of sectors. This expertise allows us to work collaboratively across all aspects of the automation journey from single projects through to the development of multi-year automation strategies that will prepare a business for the future.

Effective

ENABLING THE EFFECTIVE ADOPTION OF AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS IN THE UK

 

  1. Assisting companies to identify opportunities and specify, procure and implement solutions.
  2. Providing business with insight into the art of the possible.
  3. Developing technology and solutions to address the challenges of today and the future.
  4. Supporting the development of the automation supply chain.

 

HOW CAN THE MTC SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS?

The MTC specialises in delivering end-to-end solutions and helping UK industry to solve some of the challenges faced by the introduction of new technologies. By working with SME’s, OEM’s and large-scale organisations, it is adept in identifying how businesses can improve operationally to accelerate performance, from the implementation of new digital technologies to the adoption of automation.

We utilise teams of experienced engineers and leverage relationships across sectors to support businesses successfully implement automaton technologies for a more sustainable future. We have built up extensive knowledge of robot vendors and 250+ system integrators operating in the UK, which allows us to recommend the most appropriate delivery partners for your business.

The MTC offers a full-service solution to support businesses with adopting automation and seeks to overcome the challenges that many have faced when engaging with traditional automation vendors.

TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Working with the MTC is not just about the practical solutions, advice and guidance that we are able to provide. Businesses can also access industry-leading training programmes and supporting materials that will help you to future proof your business and upskill your existing workforce to ensure you are ready for the challenges of tomorrow.

 

GET STARTED WITH A FREE, NO OBLIGATION LINE WALK

To help businesses in the early stages of their automation adoption journey, the MTC offers free initial consultations. This first step is a free line walk with no obligation to commit to any of the work discussed.

A senior member of the team will visit your facility and conduct a tour of your business’s operations to obtain an initial understanding of the challenges faced, before providing guidance on the best route forward.

The MTC brings skills and experience from across a range of technologies, and will work with you to support the implementation of recommended solutions. To book your free line walk and initial consultation, complete the form below and member of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

 

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