£3.4M IN FUNDING SECURED FOR DIGITAL MANUFACTURING CENTER AT HEART OF UK MOTORSPORT

3D Printing Industry | 9/20/2019 | Anas Essop
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British engineering consultancy firm KW Special Projects (KWSP) has secured funding to establish a Digital Manufacturing Center in Silverstone Park, a developing technology business cluster near the home of the British Grand Prix. A 1,657 sqm facility, the center will provide SMEs with access to additive manufacturing equipment and professional guidance, developing an eco-system and knowledge share base for digital manufacturing.

A total of £3.4 million ($4.26 million USD) in Local Growth Fund money has been invested to establish the site and was provided by the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP).

Goal - Kieron - Salter - Director - KWSP

“Our goal,” explains Kieron Salter, managing director at KWSP, “is to create a hub of engineering innovation that sees the best and most creative minds working side by side to develop the technologies of tomorrow.”

“THIS IS A VISION FACILITATED BY SEMLEP, WHO HAS BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN SECURING OUR FUNDING THROUGH ITS LOCAL GROWTH FUND, SUPPORTING BUSINESSES LIKE KWSP IN TRANSFORMING VISIONS INTO REALITY.”

Heart - Innovation

At the heart of automotive innovation

KWSP was founded in 2012 and has a strong background in providing engineering services to the motorsport industry. Offering a complete package of services the company supports clients through design, manufacturing, assembly and testing, as well as providing strategic and technical advice on a consultancy basis.

Brackley - Northamptonshire - Company - Premises - Mercedes

Headquartered in Brackley, Northamptonshire, the company’s primary premises are located adjacent to the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team facilities, and its case studies cover a breadth of vehicle restoration projects as well product development, and applications for the entertainment industry.

At the forthcoming Digital Manufacturing Centre, KWSP will continue to place itself at the center of automotive and sporting expertise. Silverstone Park, where the facility is to be located, is beside the Silverstone Circuit, offering businesses...
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