Machine Technology Center Turku Ltd. is a modern learning, training and development center for enterprises, educational institutes and researchers in the region of Turku and Southwest Finland. The Center provides a dynamic and comprehensive environment for applied research and professional specialisation. Its facilities and services form a framework which supports and fosters cooperation between educational institutes, researcher organisations and local businesses. Services of the Center are offered to both students and professionals interested in deepening their knowledge and developing their skills in modern production methods and production automation processes.
The main shareholders of Machine Technology Center Turku Ltd. are Turku University of Applied Sciences, the City of Turku, Vocational Adult Education Foundation of Turku, and The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries in Southwest Finland, alongside approximately 80 enterprises. As an interface between companies and educational institutes in maritime and metal industries, the Center is committed to supporting and implementing regional development strategies and programmes.
Machine Technology Center Turku Ltd. offers companies a variety of services such as training, proto product design, product development, production development, manufacturing, measuring and calibration services. The Center specialises in high-tech laser, robot welding, sheet metal, mechanisation and production automation technologies. Its machine tools include a combi sheet metal machine, a robot welding station, two laser units (2 kW and 10 kW), a bending machine with a robot, FMS-system, two machine centers, a multitasking turning machine (9-axis) and ZEISS Prismo Coordinate measuring machine.
One of the main objectives on Machine Technology Center Turku Ltd. is to activate and support companies to develop their products as well as their production and manufacturing processes. The modern operational environment of the Center and our extensive professional networks provide companies with excellent opportunities to participate in a wide range of research and development projects. Services offered by the Center can focus on developing already existing products and production processes, or they can start already at prototype design and pilot stage. Services are tailored according to the needs of businesses and may include, for example, design, testing, production and automation services.