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EKES is a tier 2 member of the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) based in the University of Strathclyde.

The AFRC is a world class research facility supporting fundamental and applied research in forming and forging.

Cross-sectoral collaborative partnership between leading academic institutions and major industrial companies.

  • Rapid 'technology pipeline' from concept - demonstration - exploitation.
  • Setting new standards for the design and forming of high integrity, high value add products.
  • Exceptional business performance & growth delivered to partners.
  • Dedicated high quality purpose built facility that reflects the state of the art in forming and forging.