Materials Processing Institute (MPI)
Eston Road, Grangetown, Middlesbrough, TS6 6US
Telephone: 01642 382098

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Materials Processing Institute (MPI)


The Materials Processing Institute is a technology and innovation centre supporting industry, government and academia worldwide.

The Institute has expertise in materials, materials processing and energy, specialising in challenging processes, particularly those involving high specification materials, high temperatures and difficult operating conditions.


Materials Processing Institute has some 70 years’ experience as a leading UK technology provider.  Extensive materials processing knowledge is supported by state-of-the-art facilities with a broad range of equipment, from laboratories through to demonstration, scale-up and production plant.  Experienced scientists and engineers apply their expertise to develop and implement robust solutions to complex plant problems.

The Institute has expertise spread across a wide range of disciplines, including:

  • Materials Characterisation, Research and Development
  • Simulation and Design
  • Monitoring, Measurement and Control in Hostile Environments
  • Process Development and Upscaling
  • Specialist Melting and Steel/Alloy Production
  • Engineering
  • Materials Handling
  • Minerals and Ores

Materials Processing Institutes technical, research and project management teams have delivered projects and support across a wide range of industrial and manufacturing sectors including:

  • Metals and Metals Manufacture
  • Chemicals and the Chemical Process Industries
  • Nuclear
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Mining and Quarrying



The metallurgy training course provides an excellent understanding of the science and technology of metals. Alongside the classroom lectures will be extensive practical sessions, held in a well-equipped metallographic laboratory.

Click here for details about our Metallurgy and other training courses

Contact Name: Dr Richard Curry, Director Business Development

Telephone: 01642 382098


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