Computer numerical control specialist TTL has become the latest member of the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry.
TTL has manufactured technology and multi-axis machining software for more than 25 years and will now be supporting the MTC's advanced manufacturing and engineering research.
TTL, based in Buckinghamshire, supplies its software and technology to a range of sectors including automotive, aerospace and pharmaceuticals.
It also supplies complex gearbox, suspension and aerodynamic components to Formula One.
MTC chief executive Clive Hickman said: "TTL has worked with companies who are already members of the MTC.
"The company has an excellent reputation, particularly in the automation of gas turbine manufacturing, and the expertise it brings will be an asset to the MTC."
TTL's managing director Rob Pope added: "We have been at the forefront of computer numerical control machining technology for many years and are proud and delighted to be part of the Manufacturing Technology Centre community."
The MTC opened in 2011 and was founded by the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University, the University of Nottingham and TWI.