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Materials Processing Institute

Eston Road
Middlesbrough
Cleveland
TS6 6US


T:  +44 (0)1642 382000 
E: enquiries@mpiuk.com
W: www.mpiuk.com

 

ABOUT US

The Materials Processing Institute is a not-for-profit research and innovation centre with a 75-year track record in developing new materials, processes and technologies.  The Institute is a globally recognised centre for the innovation, development and commercialisation of technology for advanced materials, low carbon energy and the circular economy. This is delivered by expertise in materials science and advanced processing.

The Institute is a nationally recognised centre in the UK for upscaling and commercialisation of materials innovation with state-of-the-art facilities including equipment, laboratories, workshops, demonstration, scale-up and production facilities where scientists 

 

RESEARCH

The Materials Processing Institute works with the global steel and materials industries, to carry out research and innovation in Advanced MaterialsLow Carbon Energy and The Circular Economy.

ADVANCED MATERIALS

LOW CARBON ENERGY

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

INDUSTRY 4.0

Research in advanced materials to understand how they can be used more efficiently and effectively and develop new and innovative materials.

Working to reduce carbon emissions through enhanced use of energy to develop a low-carbon future globally.

Research to reduce and minimise resource usage, waste, emissions and energy leakage through improved design, maintenance, repair, reuse, remanufacturing, refurbishing, and recycling.

Big Data, Industrial Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality are all emerging technologies that comprise the 4th Industrial Revolution commonly referred to as Industry 4.0.

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SERVICES

MEETINGS & EVENTS SPACE

RESEARCH & INNOVATION

SPECIALIST MELTING

The Institute has meeting and conference facilities ranging in capacity from 10 people to 150 people. Developing materials and commercialising technologies for industrial processes, to improve efficiency, productivity and yield. Particular expertise in the processing of materials, especially steel and metals, and the development of new alloys.  Working with a collaboration partners to deliver individual innovation projects, up to fully integrated programmes for large, multinational clients.

High quality steels, manufactured to short lead times and to client specifications. A bespoke specialist melting and casting service.

 

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CONSULTANCY

TRAINING

LIBRARY & INFORMATION

Expert advice and technical due diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions, capital expenditure on new plant and equipment and market studies.  Technology management and leadership support, including creating a culture of innovation, setting up and running innovation programmes and new product development portfolio management.  Clients include private industry, public bodies and Government.

Theoretical, practical & operational courses based on the major technologies currently in global operation.

A wide range of library services to help businesses, organisations and individuals.

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CO-LOCATE AT THE INSTITUTE

   
   
Fully managed and serviced offices, laboratories and workshops are available to rent in a range sizes and configurations.    

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FACILITIES

RESEARCH GROUPS

LABORATORIES

NORMANTON PLANT

Research groups consists of scientists, researchers, engineers and technicians bringing together their specifics skill in a committed and co-ordinated way.

The Institute adopts a scientific approach to its research with the objective of delivering reliable and accurate results which are fit for purpose.

The Normanton Plant is a facility capable of melting and casting various metals and alloys, primarily steel alloys.

 

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SME TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

DOCTORAL ACADEMY

 

 

The SME Technology Centre provides open access support to SMEs across all sectors looking to develop, improve and commercialise technology.

The Doctoral Academy is a networking group primarily for students undertaking a PhD in a materials science related discipline at a UK University.

 

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