MANTRA (the MANufacturing TRAnsporter) is a specially customised 14m HGV trailer, packed with the latest machinery and simulators, designed to give aspiring young engineers a hands-on experience with real cutting-edge technologies. The MANTRA lorry regularly tours schools, colleges and exhibitions to give students a taste of modern manufacturing, advanced modelling and assembly line technology to help inspire young people to take up careers in engineering.
MANTRA is operated by the University of Sheffield AMRC. The AMRC builds on the success of the world-leading Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing by developing a cluster of industry-focused manufacturing R&D centres and supporting facilities.
The University of Sheffield AMRC includes: