Reliable supply chains are vital to a successful business. We can help you develop and optimise supply chains to keep your production moving in all situations.
Reshoring supply chains
Moving operations back to the UK can generate commercial gains and lower your carbon footprint. We can demonstrate the benefits and help you establish UK operations.
Supply chain resilience
Turbulent international logistics are impacting global networks. We can help you to build from the lessons of the pandemic with more resilient supply chains.
Building new networks
Our knowledge of manufacturing can help you create new supply chains and optimise your existing operations. We can advise on how best to work with suppliers to maximise your productivity.
Growing local economies
Manufacturing companies can often be the anchor employer for their local economies. We can help you to build a local innovation community.
Like other parts of the UK, Scotland’s critical NHS supply chains were under extreme pressure in 2020. The NMIS-AFRC stepped forward, as part of a Scottish Government led working group, to make sure that supplies were maintained.
3 February 2022
Additive manufacturing (or 3D-printing) is a transformative approach to manufacturing that allows companies to develop complex shapes which often can’t be created by any other process.
3 February 2022
More than 860 companies have already completed the online F4N assessment, with most receiving ongoing support and development from the Nuclear AMRC’s team of industrial advisors.
3 February 2022
Delivered by Digital Catapult (in partnership with the HVM Catapult and others), the Made Smarter Digital Supply Chain Innovation Hub is transforming UK manufacturing by accelerating digital innovation to make supply chains smarter, more efficient, more resilient and more sustainable.Visit the Digital Supply Chain Hub
Fit For Nuclear (F4N) is a unique service to help UK manufacturing companies get ready to bid for work in the nuclear supply chain. It lets companies measure their operations against the standards required to supply the nuclear industry – in new build, operations and decommissioning – and take the necessary steps to close any gaps.Visit Fit for Nuclear
A partnership between the Nuclear AMRC and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, Fit for Offshore Renewables (F4OR) is a service to help the UK supply chain get ready to bid for work in the offshore renewable energy sector.Visit ORE
Led by WMG, the Supply Chain Resilience Hub applies cutting-edge research in supply chain management to everyday supply chain problems.Visit the Supply Chain Resilience Hub
Supply chain development is one of the three pillars that supports the commercialisation of new technologies.Our technology areas
Developing new technologies can transform a business, market, or economy. We support commercial research and development, helping manufacturing companies to take advantage of novel new technologies and techniques.See more about manufacturing technology development
A thriving economy needs an effective system for training new engineers and technicians, and to continually progress the skills of those in the workforce. We are helping to build the foundations for a new UK skills system.See more about manufacturing workforce development