Established in Cambridge, UK, in 1946 and with several facilities across the globe, TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in materials joining and engineering processes. Employing over 800 consultants, scientists, engineers and support staff worldwide, TWI serves 1800+ Industrial Member companies in over 70 countries (5 UK and 13 overseas facilities). TWI works across all industry sectors and in all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management technologies. TWI services include consultancy, technical advice, research and investigation for industrial member companies and public funding bodies. It also offers training and examination services in NDT, welding and inspection across the globe.