Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Rolls-Royce order book up

Rolls-Royce order book up

Rolls-Royce has announced that its order book rose significantly in 2013, led by its civil aerospace business. The company received orders for engines to power 334 widebody aircraft in 2013, or about 2.5 years of production; with the value of the civil aerospace order book up £18.9bn -- equivalent to 3/4 the annual output of the whole UK aerospace industry.

Midlands Aerospace Alliance analysis (left) shows the ratio of order book to revenue continuing to fall, following its 2007 jump when the Trent XWB engine for the Airbus A350 was launched.

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Autodesk completes acquisition of Delcam

Autodesk completes acquisition of Delcam

Autodesk, Inc. completed its acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, on February 6th.  

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Technology leading expansion for EPM: Technology

Technology leading expansion for EPM: Technology

Innovation has helped EPM: Technology, a high-performance engineering business making carbon fibre composite components and assemblies. 

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Dunlop appoints Financial Director

Dunlop appoints Financial Director

Stephen Ray has joined Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres as financial director. He replaces Oliver Burns who worked at the company for six years. 

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Euro-Projects is Outright Winner of RecruitRank 2013

Euro-Projects is Outright Winner of RecruitRank 2013

Euro-Projects are delighted to announce fourth Customer Service award. Jobseekers vote Euro-Projects Recruitment the Overall Winner of the Jobsite Recruit Rank Awards for 2013.

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Fellowship and Chartered Status for Wallwork Director

Fellowship and Chartered Status for Wallwork Director

Peter Carpenter, technical director at aerospace and motorsport thermal processing specialist Wallwork Heat Treatment, is marking his 30th year with the business. 

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Meggitt appoint new Chief Operating Officer

Meggitt appoint new Chief Operating Officer

Meggitt PLC, the global aerospace, defence and energy group, announces the appointment of David Johnson as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to the Group Chief Executive.

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Tufnol targets new markets

Tufnol targets new markets

Tufnol Composites, a manufacturer of high-performance laminates, composites and engineering plastics, is introducing new processes to its plant in Birmingham in a bid to widen its product offering and enter new markets.

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