The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), a leading research & technology organisation has announced it will permanently implement flexible working measures including a four-day week, following a large-scale, two-year trial which saw 50% of employees report higher productivity.
Apprentices at low-carbon battery manufacturing pioneer Britishvolt are to carry out their apprenticeship training at the Coventry-based Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) run by MTC Training.
Robotics experts at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) have developed an autonomous robot with potential to revolutionise agriculture. Combining robotics, automation, artificial intelligence and advanced vision systems, the robot can inspect crops for ripeness and quality and detect diseases and pests.
The UK has become increasingly reliant on manufacturing imports from Asian low-cost countries over the past four years, despite supply chain disruption due to the pandemic, according to the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)’s inaugural UK Reshoring Index.