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Face-2-Face: The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

We’re delighted to be welcoming Dr Charlie Whitford, Associate Director from The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) as our speaker at November’s Face-2-Face.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre

The MTC develops integrated manufacturing system solutions for customers large and small, across sectors as diverse as automotive, aerospace, maritime, rail, informatics, food & drink, construction/civil engineering, electronics, oil & gas and defence. Their aim is to help companies manufacture faster, at a consistently higher quality and lower cost, in an agile environment in partnership with industry and academia.

The MTC employs hundreds of people across the UK and works with some of the UK’s leading manufacturers including Rolls Royce, Siemens and BAE and a large number of SMEs.

The MTC Liverpool

Dr Charlie Whitford heads up the Liverpool City Region division of MTC, which has exciting plans to expand their offer locally with a bespoke region profile based on their well-established High Value Manufacturing Catapult centre in Coventry.

Charlie will provide an insight into what MTC do and how they have helped hundreds of businesses transform their manufacturing processes across multiple sectors including an active case study with our members; DT Engineering NW Ltd, who have been working with the MTC over the last few years to bring a product idea to life.

Charlie will also discuss the future opportunities in the Liverpool City Region.


Mersey Maritime
The Maritime Knowledge Hub
3 Vanguard Way
CH41 9HX


Tuesday 5th November
7:45am - 9am


Dr Charlie Whitford


This event is for Mersey Maritime Members but non-members may attend one of these events as a free trial.

Location of Event

Mersey Maritime
The Maritime Knowledge Hub
3 Vanguard Way
CH41 9HX


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