CPI

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) uses applied knowledge in science and engineering combined with state of the art development facilities to enable our clients to develop, prove, prototype and scale up the next generation of products and processes.

CPI work with its partners to develop products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries. In doing so, CPI supports the development of next-generation manufacturing organisations which require highly-skilled jobs, and will result in sustained economic growth for the UK.

CPI’s partners operate across diverse markets including Healthcare, Food & Agriculture, FMCG, Electronics, Energy, Transportation and Construction. CPI is able to support such a broad-base of industries through their unique innovation processes, together with a diverse and expanding platform of technological expertise.

Overall, the combination of CPI’s innovation processes and outstanding scientific expertise enables their partners to get more products to market faster, and at a lower overall cost.

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Technology Capabilities

CPI works across a range of technology platforms to enable their clients to develop, prove, prototype and scale up the next generation of products and processes.
Advanced Assembly

Advanced Assembly

Assembly is the general term for applications that assemble and inspect the fundamental parts to form a final product or sub-component.

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Automation

Automation

Automation is the use of various control systems for operating equipment such as machinery, processes in factories, and other applications with minimal or reduced human intervention.

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Biologics

Biologics

Biologics are preparations, such as a drug, a vaccine, or an antitoxin, that are synthesized from living organisms or their products and used as a diagnostic, preventive, or therapeutic agent.

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Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Biotechnology uses microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeasts, or biological substances, such as enzymes, to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes.

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Composites

Composites

Composite materials are materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties, that when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.

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Design

Design

Design for manufacture is a term used to describe the process of designing products/parts/components in a way that optimises all the manufacturing functions as well as ensuring that design supports the optimisation of cost, quality and regulatory compliance.

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Digital manufacturing

Digital manufacturing

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Electronics

Electronics

Electronics deals with electrical circuits that involve active electrical components such as vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes and integrated circuits, and associated passive electrical components and interconnection technologies.

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Formulation

Formulation

Formulations refer to the putting together of components in appropriate relationships or structures, according to a formula.

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High Temperature Processing

High Temperature Processing

Forming of metallic components by use of carefully controlled combinations of temperature and pressure to effect viscoelastic flow and/or plastic deformation.

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Joining

Joining

Joining technology is fundamental to engineering and manufacturing.

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Materials Characterisation

Materials Characterisation

Materials characterisation refers to the broad and general process by which a material’s structure and properties are probed, measured and tested.

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Metrology

Metrology

Metrology (the science of measurement) provides critical quality assurance for manufacturing processes.

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Modelling and Simulation

Modelling and Simulation

Modelling and simulation is getting information about how something will behave without actually testing it in real life.

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Netshape and Additive Manufacturing

Netshape and Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is the process of creating objects directly from digital files via the successive addition of discrete layers of material.

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Powder Technology

Powder Technology

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Powder and Energy Storage

Powder and Energy Storage

Environmental legislation is creating a significant demand for electrochemical storage solutions for both static and mobile application.

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Resource Efficient and Sustainable Manufacturing

Resource Efficient and Sustainable Manufacturing

The efficient use of resources in manufacturing processes coupled with low carbon and low energy manufacturing processes is a major target across the whole of manufacturing industry.

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Printable Electronics

Printable Electronics

Printable electronics refers to the methods used to create electrical devices on various substrates including thin film, textiles and paper.

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Surface Engineering

Surface Engineering

Surface engineering refers to a wide range of technologies designed to modify the surface properties of metallic and non-metallic components for decorative and/or functional purposes.

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Tooling and Fixtures

Tooling and Fixtures

Tooling refers to workings or specialist manufacturing aids which are usually limited in use to a specific production line or the performance of a specific contract or job.

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Contact us

If you have any questions we'd like to hear from you. Whether you're interested in working with us or would simply like to know more about the CPI, don't hesitate to get in touch.

Centre for Process Innovation Limited

Wilton Centre,
Wilton,
Redcar,
Cleveland,
TS10 4RF

01642 455 340

National Formulation Centre

The Coxon Building,
John Walker Road,
NETPark,
Sedgefield,
County Durham,
TS21 3FE

National Biologics Manufacturing Centre

1 Union Square,
Central Park,
Darlington,
DL1 1GL

National Printable Electronics Centre

The Neville Hamlin Building,
Thomas Wright Way,
NETPark,
Sedgefield,
County Durham,
TS21 3FG

CPI Printable Electronics, Newton Aycliffe

Centre for Process Innovation,
Durham Way South,
Aycliffe Business Park,
Newton Aycliffe,
County Durham,
DL5 6XN

https://www.uk-cpi.com