Advanced Manufacturing

Sheffield is an innovative ‘Maker’ city and a global leader in developing advanced manufacturing processes across a range of industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Power and Oil & Gas.  The city’s broad manufacturing sectors ensure that we have the knowledge, skills and capabilities to be an integral part of the global supply chain.

With over 94,000 people employed across the city’s manufacturing sectors, companies looking to expand and grow here have no problem in finding the right talent. Couple that with over 7,000 engineering students studying at the city’s two universities, along with two University Technical Colleges, Sheffield is invested in bringing through the next generation of talent.

Businesses based in Sheffield are supported by the our two outstanding universities which not only generate a culture of innovation but also enables businesses remain at the cutting edge of their industry.

Centres such as the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing provide world-class research services for companies such as Boeing, Airbus, Rolls Royce, BAE Systems as well as supporting local businesses.

Another major asset to manufacturing companies based in Sheffield also have the competitive advantage of being able to get their products to market quickly and easily due to the excellent road, rail and air logistics infrastructure in the city region.

To find out more on Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing sector contact a member of the team on 0114 223 2382 or email