Advanced manufacturing is an important sector for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough


Built on Peterborough’s manufacturing heritage combined with Cambridgeshire’s excellence in technology, knowledge & research, Advanced manufacturing incorporates a number of sub-sectors, including pharmaceuticals and biotech, engine development, aerospace, energy and printing and employment is particularly high in the manufacture of engines and turbines, the manufacture of air and space craft, health diagnostics and carbon capture.

Advanced manufacturing is made of a large number of SMEs as well as some very large global companies.  The demand for technical skills is high, and growing, but there are also corporate roles available within this growing and exciting sector.

73,600 people employed in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
12.3% Advanced Manufacturing employment growth since 2010
5,040 Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering firms in our region

Home to the UK headquarters of major global firms

Also home to major manufacturing and engineering businesses including:


Avingtrans | Baker Perkins | Bradshaw Electric Vehicles | Domino Printing Sciences | Hutchinson | Lawrence David 

Marshall Aerospace  OAL | Peter Brotherhood | PhotoCentric 3D | ProCam | Rapidrop | Royal HaskoningDHV | Xaar

Manufacturing and Engineering jobs

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Manufacturing and Engineering apprenticeships

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Manufacturing and Engineering courses

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