Eriez collaborates with Cardiff University for R&D

Feb. 15, 2024
Partnership leads to technologies maker's development of new series of metal detectors.

Eriez announced that its strategic partnership with Cardiff University in Wales has led to the inauguration of its cutting-edge Research and Development hub, Eriez at sbarc, located on the university’s campus. Eriez’ Wales-based R&D team now operate primarily from this new, state-of-the-art facility.  

Eriez began working with Cardiff University when the company joined the advisory board for the university’s Magnetic Materials & Applications (MAGMA) research center. The relationship progressed into a successful Engineering and Knowledge Transfer Partnership, which led to a new series of metal detectors from Eriez scheduled to launch this year.   

“The fusion of the technical prowess of the university with Eriez’ industry expertise led to significant advancements in signal processing and electronic design for our new metal detectors,” said Gareth Meese, managing director of Eriez-Europe.    

Headquartered in Erie, Pa., Eriez manufactures magnetic, metal-detection and materials-handling technologies.