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3D Printing Fighting Coronavirus

Create the design, send it to the 3D printer and wait for well….. a few hours and there you’ll have it in 3D form. How easy is this manufacturing malarkey really getting. Want a car engine, 3D print it, want parts of a life saving machine, yes you can...

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Reverse Engineering for Manufactures

Do you get the urge to take apart a machine or component and understand the mechanisms? Well did you know that is actually a process that businesses use to develop and innovate new components and is actually called reverse engineering. What is reverse engineering in manufacturing? A bit of...

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International Women’s Day 2020

It’s important to show appreciation to everyone in your team. With equality being a topic that is regularly discussed in today’s workplace it’s easier to see why Women feel isolated especially in STEM industries where there is a low number of women employed in the industry. Elite Centre for...

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ECMS Tour of Telford Innovation Campus

An interesting morning over at Telford Campus on Friday 21st February. The Telford Innovation Campus is home to the University of Wolverhampton Science and Engineering faculty, a base for the large proportion of engineering students. Trevor Codner Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills Business Development Manager, Colin Whorton Foundry Technician...

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Smart Concept Fund Dissemination Event

On 19th February 2020 the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Hub at the Springfield Campus was thriving with more life as businesses joined us for Smart Concepts Dissemination event. Smart Concept Fund is an EFS/ERDF funded project offering a Proof of Concept (PoC) grant designed to support the commercialisation of...

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ECMS: Metallurgy Investments to Make an Entrance

As you all or maybe most of you will be aware that metallurgy looks into the physical and chemical behaviour of a metallic element, and without equipment such as metallurgical microscopes it wouldn’t be possible to see what doesn’t meet the naked eye. Here at Elite Centre of Manufacturing...

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ECMS Joins Forces With Wolverhampton Training Provider PLT Training

The Elite Centre of Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) is thrilled to have local training provider PLT Training on board, to assist in developing the West Midlands biggest industries, manufacturing and engineering.   ECMS continue to work with local training providers to provide the industry with the skills development needed, strengthening...

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ECMS – leading the way with much-needed metal training courses

Wolverhampton-based training and apprenticeships provider The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) is leading the way in the Midlands with much-needed courses in the cast metal and metal forming sectors at facilities unique to this country. The ECMS is an employer-led and skills-focused specialist apprenticeship and training provider to...

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ECMS Hub shortlisted for prestigious architecture award

A Victorian building in Wolverhampton, which was given a new lease of life to become a learning hub for students, has been shortlisted for a prestigious architecture award. The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) Hub has been shortlisted in the Building Conservation and Regeneration categories at this year’s...

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Event showcases manufacturing apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton’s Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) will be holding a Drop in Recruitment Open Day on Wednesday 6th March between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm at its New National Foundry Training Centre in Tipton. The Open Day is taking place in National Apprenticeship Week and...

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Upcoming Events

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    January 19 - January 26
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