Friday 30th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Rolls-Royce and Unipart team up to deliver manufacturing solutions

Rolls-Royce and Unipart are to form a joint venture for the development and delivery of manufacturing solutions for advanced fixturing and products across a range of manufacturing industries.

The joint venture, MetLase, will initially focus on aerospace, automotive, motorsport and the medical market sector, and will be headquartered at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Rotherham.

Hamid Mughal, director of manufacturing, Rolls-Royce, said: “We see creating this joint venture with Unipart as an excellent opportunity to work with a well-established cross-sector partner with complementary skills to help accelerate the development of the MetLase technology and widen its use into a broader range of markets.”