Meet the Team


Margaret Weir and Andrew Harpur outside the AMC building

Project Manager: Margaret Weir content Margaret Weir, Advancing Manufacturing Centre Project Manager

Project Manager: Margaret Weir

A chartered engineer with a Masters in Product Design Engineering from University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art, Margaret has worked in a number of industries including construction, water and - most recently - as project manager of an oil and gas process team.

She has a background in leading projects; working with multiple departments, working within budget and time constraints, designing complete assemblies, design of test fixtures and undertaking calculations. Margaret can bring all of these skills to support your enterprise.

Project Technician: Andrew Harpur content Andrew Harpur, Advancing Manufacturing Centre Technician

Project Technician: Andrew Harpur

Andy has spent all of his working life at the forefront of machining technology and is on hand to demonstrate the art of the possible when it comes to getting the best out of our equipment.

Having spent nearly 30 years working for Delcam - a world leader in 3D Computer Aided Manufacturing software he is well placed to help you turn your ideas into reality.

Andy is resourceful, innovative and well aware of the many challenges that running a small business in the West Highlands can bring.


The Advancing Manufacturing Centre (AMC) is proud to work with the following companies and grateful for their support:

Autodesk Boxford Carveco
Didactic Services Einscan EMCO
Festo Kyocera Unimerco Leica
Masak UK Mills CNC Solidedge | Solidworks