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About Us

About Us

Providing solutions and adding value

TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in solving problems in all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management technologies.

Established in Cambridge, UK in 1946 and with facilities across the globe, the company has a first-class reputation for service through its teams of internationally respected consultants, scientists, engineers and support staff, whose knowledge and expertise are available to its Industrial Members as and when they require.

With a long history of invention, innovation and knowledge transfer, TWI continues to develop its staff and its technical knowhow in engineering, materials and joining technologies, alongside the valuable training and professional support services it offers to Members.

TWI is also the founder of the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC) for postgraduate education and is involved with key UK bodies and universities through this establishment and in the management of the strategic industry research partnership known as the Structural Integrity Research Foundation (SIRF).

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Please see our Capabilities and Industries pages for more information on specific services, or find out more about Industrial Membership of TWI.

Our Mission 

To provide Members and stakeholders with authoritative and impartial expert advice, knowhow and safety assurance through engineering, materials and joining technologies.

Our Values

What we believe in
... and how we behave
Technology reputation and innovation
Creativity, dedication and continued learning
Member and customer focus
Professional excellence, integrity and independence
Ambition and flexibility
Motivation, teamwork, respect and discipline