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Twenty years ago, Unipart Manufacturing Group was the birthplace of Unipart's approach to taking Lean and employee engagement to a higher level, and it is still continuously improving its performance today.

Unipart Manufacturing Group (UMG) is a global specialist in manufacturing, supply chain and consultancy.

UMG consults and delivers a unique and tailored solution to manufacturing, engineering and supply chain problems. With a heritage in the automotive industry UMG is expanding into wider sectors while continuing to deliver engineering excellence for our customers. Innovating new technologies to develop and deliver products, UMG is at the forefront of industry’s need for improved fuel economy, performance and emissions. Offering UK based specialist engineering competence, product development and product capability, UMG is aligned with UK industry’s move towards a more sustainable and low carbon future.

UMG employs over 800 people across a number of companies including the following:

The Unipart Powertrain Applications business in Coventry builds on the 25 year heritage of The Unipart Way philosophy underpinned by a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

With a dedicated manufacturing hub on the Coventry site, it offers customers the opportunity to accelerate innovation to application through the expertise of Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group specialists. With vehicle emissions becoming ever more stringent, UMG together with the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) are able to accelerate projects from research to product and process solutions for the delivery of future vehicle needs. UMG offers customers innovative product design and manufacture using the most sophisticated technologies and supported by an ongoing supply of some of Britain’s brightest and best trained young engineers.

Kautex Unipart Ltd provides complete full service supply for plastic fuel systems for any automotive vehicle. Together with Kautex Textron GMBH, Kautex Unipart Ltd. offers plastic fuel systems that perform significantly below the strict emission standards set by California by the use of our Next Generation Fuel System (NGFS) as well as conventional fuel systems that serve other markets.

Serck Heat Exchange designs, manufactures and services all types of heat exchangers with a worldwide reputation for effectiveness and durability. Serck Heat Exchange operates from four sites in the UK: Paisley, Newcastle, Coleshill and Hayes. Serck Motorsport have been providing a service to the racing industry since the early sixties to historic marques such as Lotus, BRM, Brabham, Mercedes Benz and Cooper. Serck supplys a wide range of customers which include Mclaren Racing, Red Bull Technologies, Mercedes AMG Petronas, Catherham F1, Team Force India, Marrusia F1 Team, Mercedes AMG Powertrains, Prodrive, Lola, and Morgan Motor Company. For more information visit: http://www.serckheatexchange.co.uk

In 2014 Unipart Manufacturing has joined forces with Coventry University in developing the £32m+ Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME).

This exciting collaboration is a UK first, establishing a new and innovative teaching environment that will create a step change in the higher education model for manufacturing engineering degree courses through enhanced activity-led learning.

AME brings together the best in academia, industry and R&D directly on the factory floor in a bid to developing new products, processes and technologies on the Unipart Coventry site. The benefits from AME include the following:

  • Producing industry-ready engineers
  • Continuous professional development for existing employees in key strategic roles
  • Supporting the next generation of graduates

To find out more visit:  www.ame.co.uk