AMRC Cymru up and running

The £20m Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Cymru (AMRC Cymru) has opened for business in Broughton, north Wales.

This state-of-the-art centre will be a catalyst for growth and jobs in Deeside, north Wales and the wider cross-border and ‘Northern Powerhouse’ region. AMRC Cymru will provide businesses with a new level of research and development opportunities and support. The facility was officially opened by First Minister Mark Drakeford and Economy and North Wales Minister Ken Skates.
AMRC Cymru will enable businesses to access advanced technologies, helping them to drive improvements in productivity, performance and quality. Situated in the Deeside Enterprise Zone, the facility will focus on advanced manufacturing sectors, including aerospace, automotive, nuclear and food. It is predicted that the new centre could increase GVA to the Welsh economy by as much as £4bn over the next 20 years.
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