Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Greene Tweed apprentices

Greene Tweed apprentices

Apprentices are flying high at MAA member Greene Tweed & Co.

The firm, which designs and makes thermoplastic seals at its site near Nottingham, already has five apprentices and has pledged to recruit two more in 2014.

Pictured: from left, Neil Hayes, Shaun Motson and Daniel Minchin with Carolina Rodriguez who runs the apprentice project at Greene Tweed & Co.

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£60 million aerospace projects cleared for take off

£60 million aerospace projects cleared for take off

Seven aerospace research projects designed to keep Britain at the forefront of the global aerospace market will receive almost £60 million, the Business Minister Michael Fallon announced recently.

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Record year for TEC in delivering training courses

Record year for TEC in delivering training courses

TEC, aerospace and defence quality specialist, today (28th February 2014) announced that 2013 was a record year for its training courses. 

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres appoints new sales manager

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres appoints new sales manager

Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has expanded its team with the appointment of Patrice Moreau as general sales manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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20 MAA and Torino Piemonte companies meet

20 MAA and Torino Piemonte companies meet

Seven aerospace suppliers from the Torino-Piemonte aerospace cluster in Italy visited the MAA last week and spent three days meeting with 13 MAA members to develop new business relationships and discuss new technologies.

The visit was a reciprocal trade mission to last May when 10 MAA members travelled to Italy to hold 1-to-1 meetings with buyers from Alenia Aermacchi, Avio, and UTC (Mictrotecnica), as well as AgustaWestland and Secondo Mona from the Lombardy cluster.

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres reconfirmed its commitment to manufacturing in Birmingham

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres reconfirmed its commitment to manufacturing in Birmingham

The company, which has been based in the city for more than 100 years, is completely unrelated to Goodyear Dunlop, which is reportedly looking to relocate its Dunlop Motorsport operation later this year when the lease on its current factory expires.

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New apprenticeships spell dual benefit for AHT

New apprenticeships spell dual benefit for AHT

Apprenticeship schemes don’t just grow a successful business; they help the wider economy and build the leaders of tomorrow, as Midlands firm Alloy Heat Treatment is illustrating.

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Nasmyth Group acquires Arden Precision

Nasmyth Group acquires Arden Precision

Nasmyth Group, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of precision engineering products and services, announced today that it has acquired the trade and certain assets of Arden Precision Limited, (“Arden”) based in Solihull.

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