01 August 2008
New home for tool design giant brings closer link with University
Source: Sheffield Telegraph, 4 July 2008
The University of Sheffield is collaborating with Dormer Tools to produce a major research and development facility which will see Dormer push back the boundaries of tool design.
The framework structure of Dormer's new base at the Advanced Manufacturing Park is now in place and Dormer expect the multi-million pound building to be open by the end of the year.
Staff and members of the public can keep an eye on how the construction is progressing by visiting the photo gallery at Dormer's new UK website www.dormertools-amp.com.
John O'Donoghue, General Manager of Dormer Tools UK, said: "It looks fantastic and we can't wait to move in."
Part of the Swedish-based Sandvik Group, Dormer Tools is relocating back to South Yorkshire.
The new home for Dormer in the UK will feature:
- A major research and development facility, which in collaboration with partner organisations such as the University of Sheffield, will see Dormer push back the boundaries of tool design;
- A custom-built international standard training centre
- Global corporate functions such as IT, sales and marketing and product management; and
- An international export service to support emerging and developing markets.