A pin stuck in a calendar



Due to the developing situation with Covid-19, we have taken the decision to postpone all of our March and April events until further notice.

If you would like to contact us please do so on info@afrc.org.uk

  • Wed

    NMIS Insights events - Going full circle with the LMC

    AFRC Inchinnan

    *postponed until further notice*

    The ‘take – make – dispose’ consumption model is becoming a thing of the past as businesses across different sectors embrace the circular economy through recycling and remanufacturing.

    Providing big benefits, from enhanced sustainability to a lower bottom line, it can be difficult to know what help is out there to support your transition to a greener approach.

    Learn about how we are helping local firms reimagine their manufacturing processes and business models using new technologies and innovative ideas to save money and the environment.    Sign up here via Eventbrite.  

  • Thu

    Primary Engineer Renfrewshire Celebration Event - 2020

    AFRC, Inchinnan

    Primary Engineer is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2005. Its aim is to encourage young people to consider careers in STEM related professions.  Primary Engineer believes that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are key subjects in securing positive opportunities and career paths for future generations, and that this begins in Primary school.  More details on this event coming soon.

  • Wed

    NMIS Insights - Developing new products and qualifying them for new markets

    AFRC Inchinnan

    The early design phases of product development are crucial as you don’t want to lock the wrong design decisions into your product or manufacturing processes.  

    Hear from our product realisation team who work with ambitious companies every day, visualising product journeys and developing new designs, while exploring suitable methods of manufacture to slingshot requirements into concept models and advanced prototypes.  Register via Eventbrite.

  • Tue

    SMAS Conference 2020

    Edinburgh International Conference Centre

    *please note this event is postponed*

    Bringing together industry experts, solution providers and support organisations to learn, share, debate and network.  It’s an exciting time for Scottish manufacturing. The creation of the industry-led National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS) will sit at the centre of a new Manufacturing Innovation District, making Scotland a global leader in advanced manufacturing and a magnet for investment.

  • Tue

    NMIS Insights - The future of forging: helping you take the next steps

    AFRC, Inchinnan

    Advances in digital technology are helping the forging sector to modernise, enhance efficiency and meet the demands of a progressively environmentally conscious world. 

    Whatever your company size and whatever you forge, there has never been a better time to innovate your products or processes but you might not know what support is available to you.  Register via Eventbrite.

  • Tue

    Machining Scotland 2020

    AFRC, Inchinnan

    Recognising the growth in manufacturing opportunities in Scotland, the AFRC will host a workshop on high technology machining solutions.

    The same event will be repeated over 3 days. Please therefore indicate your preference of attending the event on either: Tuesday 25 or Wednesday 26 or Thursday 27 August.

    Click here to register on Eventbrite.

  • Wed

    10th EASN International Conference on "Innovation in Aviation & Space to the Satisfaction of the European Citizens"

    Salerno, Italy

    This is a forum where innovative ideas, breakthrough concepts and disruptive technologies are presented, while in parallel be the place for disseminating the knowledge and results achieved in the frame of research projects of the aviation and space field. Dr. Jie Zhao and Prof. Yi Qin from the University of Strathclyde (Centre for Advanced Forming Research Centre and Centre for Precision Manufacturing) are preparing a special session on “Advanced Manufacturing Technology for Aeronautics”. 

  • Mon

    All Energy 2020

    SEC Glasgow

    All-Energy is the UK’s leading and only full supply chain renewables and low carbon energy event for the private and public sector energy end users, developers and investors with a total audience of close to 8,000 in 2019 - a 12% increase on the previous year.

  • Tue

    5th International ECCC Creep & Fracture Conference

    AFRC, Inchinnan

    The 5th International ECCC Creep & Fracture Conference in Edinburgh will bring together engineers and scientists from around the world to present and discuss research and developments in all aspects of creep behaviour of high temperature industrial materials and components. The overall aim is to disseminate knowledge and identify future work items requiring attention from the high temperature research, design and standardisation communities.

  • Mon

    Scotland Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expo - 2020

    SEC, Glasgow

    Join 2000 Delegates from the largest Manufacturers in Scotland and the UK. Understand the latest Innovations in IoT & Industry 4.0, Automation & Robotics, Lean, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Supply Chain, Quality & Safety and more.

  • Tue

    Made in Scotland Awards 2020

    Glasgow Science Centre

    Back for its fifth year, the Business Insider Made in Scotland Awards in partnership with the University of Strathclyde's Advanced Forming Research Centre champions all aspects of transformational discoveries and developments made in Scotland.  

  • Mon

    MACH 2021

    NEC, Birmingham

    Attracting 25,000 visitors and in excess of 600 exhibitors, MACH is the platform to connect UK manufacturing engineers, decision makers, buyers and specifiers with suppliers of new technology, equipment, services and processes.  The AFRC will be exhibiting as part of the HVM Catapult stand and will also have a presence at the Interreg Machining4.0 stand.