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Additive Manufacturing

TWI provides companies with support covering every aspect of metal additive manufacturing (AM), from simple feasibility and fabrication projects to full adoption and integration of metal AM systems.

As well as completing one-off manufacturing contracts, we can offer complete guidance relating to every stage of the AM adoption process for businesses considering acquiring this technology. We can also help companies already using it to maximise the effectiveness of the process.


Solutions for Additive Manufacturing

Active in Additive Manufacturing for more than 20 years with a dedicated team offering comprehensive business solutions from design to prototype and manufacture.

Advancing AM research

Investing more than £500,000 each year into Additive Manufacturing research.

Progressing international AM standards

Influential on global/EU/UK Additive Manufacturing standards and strategy committees.


Visit our additive manufacturing website

We have launched a dedicated AM website to make it easy for companies interested in using AM technologies to see the full breadth of our capabilities and services in this area as well as finding out how our understanding of AM processes and related technologies can benefit your business.

Our AM support covers everything from initial feasibility studies and business case proposals, numerical modelling and topology optimisation, and material and process selection, to finishing, heat treatments, testing, certification and validation, as well as relevant standards.

Click here to see a virtual tour of our laser additive manufacturing facility in Sheffield.

Further technical knowledge may be found here: insightspublished papers and FAQs.

For more information about Additive Manufacturing please email: