McLaren to open £50m supercar facility at AMRC

Luxury sports car producer McLaren Automotive is to open a new purpose-built facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in a move expected to create more than 200 jobs.

The high-performance supercar manufacturer will open a Composites Technology Centre at the North of England’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District within the Sheffield City Region.

Developed with the support of Sheffield City Council, the Composites Technology Centre will be responsible for the development and manufacturing of advanced carbon fibre chassis for McLaren Automotive’s supercars.

The partnership will create more than 200 jobs through a combined investment of nearly £50m.

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