Materials design and engineering business Gordon Murray Design is working with major motor manufacturers to supply its innovative manufacturing technology iStream®.
The company’s technology allows car manufacturing to be set up with 80% lower investment than a traditional vehicle plant and for vehicles to be produced using 60% less energy.
The system is highly flexible and allows a standard platform to quickly and effectively deliver different vehicle types and model variants.
Business has grown from 7 to 110 staff
The company, launched in 2007 with eight employees – including founder, car designer and former Formula One technical director Professor Gordon Murray – and now employs 110 people. It is working with a number of manufacturers to apply iStream® technology to new vehicle designs.
Innovate UK helped launch Gordon Murray Design and has continued to support the materials research and development necessary to make iStream® a reality.