Latest news about Midlands aerospace


USA company moves to Derby

USA company moves to Derby

Marketing Derby is pleased to welcome the arrival of Florida-based aerospace company FTT (Florida Turbine Technologies) into the city, a move secured by the proactive work of its inward investment team with the support of colleagues across the city.

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Shaw Sheet Metal installs new £750K laser cutting machine

Shaw Sheet Metal installs new £750K laser cutting machine

Rugby based company commits to a continual investment of over ¾ of a million pounds for the new FOM2RI, a third generation laser cutting machine. Shaw Sheet Metal will be using the new laser to increase its throughput capability and reaction times, at a time when customers want extra flexibility but ever shorter delivery lead times. 

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Sigma expands with RMDG acquisition

Sigma expands with RMDG acquisition

Sigma Components, the Aerospace Division of Avingtrans plc has acquired RMDG Aerospace Limited in a deal with Tricorn Group plc valued at £1.1 million. Based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, RMDG manufactures a range of rigid pipe assemblies and precision aerospace components for tier-one aerospace OEMs. RMDG employs 29 people in the UK.

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Delcam launches new PowerMILL CAM

Delcam launches new PowerMILL CAM

Delcam has launched the 2015 version of its PowerMILL CAM system for high-speed and five-axis machining.  The new release includes improvements to the Vortex high-efficiency area-clearance strategy, improved collision checking to also cover near misses, and more efficient raster finishing.

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Superb Farnborough for Midlands

Superb Farnborough for Midlands

Busy Farnborough Airshow for MAA and its member companies

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Midlands tracks Airbus, Boeing

Midlands tracks Airbus, Boeing

The annual Midlands Aerospace Alliance survey of member companies reveals that business turnover and employment continue to grow in 2014, 5% and 4% respectively.

The figures track Boeing and Airbus aircraft production data. Our strong position in global growth markets, especially for large civil airliners, is flowing through to increased economic activity and jobs in the Midlands.

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Pentaxia creates jobs after securing funding

Pentaxia creates jobs after securing funding

Pentaxia creates jobs after securing funding. Twelve new jobs are to be created after it gained support from the Derby Enterprise Growth Fund. Pentaxia in Ascot Business Park has secured a £168,000 grant from the £20 million DEGF towards its £673,000 expansion and investment programme.

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Hexagon Metrology to partner with inos

Hexagon Metrology to partner with inos

Hexagon Metrology and inos, a member of the Grenzebach group, announce that they will cooperate in forming and commercialising solutions for dimensional process control and automated 3D metrology for the global automotive industry.

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