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Boeing begins construction on its first European production facility in Sheffield

The future: Boeing Sheffield apprentices on the site of the new factory

12 September 2017 Ceremonial ground-breaking event held at the site of Boeing Sheffield, which will be built alongside the University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050 at its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) ‘Boeing Sheffield’ is the company’s first production facility in Europe Boeing chose Sheffield based on its longstanding partnership with the AMRC and because of its partnership opportunities, skilled workforce ...

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McLaren Automotive investment to supercharge the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District

McLaren moving to Sheffield City Region

9 February 2017 Business and civic leaders have welcomed supercar producer McLaren Automotive’s move to locate research and production facilities within the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID) on the Sheffield–Rotherham border as a further boost to the region’s status as a world-leading centre of manufacturing excellence. The investment, announced at The University of Sheffield’s Factory 2050 today (Thursday 9 February), will ...

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Sheffield and Rotherham dubbed the “Mayfair” of advanced manufacturing

Bruce Katz

Thursday 26 March 2015 “Ready to act with intention, purpose, and ambition” – that’s the verdict on Sheffield and Rotherham from Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution and former advisor to President Obama, following his visit to the city region in January. Mr Katz, one of the world’s leading figures in city development, was in Sheffield and Rotherham ...

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