Research is one of the mainstays of AMES. It is a strategic activity within the group, as a key element for ensuring the strength and continuity of AMES in the present and in the future. Through research, AMES aims to do the following:
The technology center AMES PM Tech Center is composed of a main laboratory dedicated to the development of new tecnologies and materials, being back by specific laboratories which are located in the specialized production plants. The R&D policy of AMES is to provide tis technology center with ample funding, staff and material resources:
The technology center AMES PM Tech Center collaborates frequently with Spanish and International Universities and Research Centers specialized in different disciplines according to the particular type of project.
The Central Technical Office, operating within the R&D Area, is responsible for designing the tools and manufacturing processes, and has computer-aided engineering (CAE) programs for the simulation of forces to which the tooling and components are subjected.