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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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MEP Ltd awarded the Silver SC21 Award

MEP Ltd awarded the Silver SC21 Award

MEP Ltd were awarded the Silver SC21 Award for the third year in a row at the SC21 TaskForce conference held at the Manchester Conference Centre on the 24th April 2014 adding to the two Bronze Awards originally awarded in 2010 and 2011. 

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Fuchs Lubricants receive Silver SC21 Award

Fuchs Lubricants receive Silver SC21 Award

FUCHS have received the prestigious ADS SC21 Silver Award.  FUCHS is the only lubricants company to have achieved this award and it is testament to our team's hard work and commitment to delivering high standards of performance to their customers.

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Delcam’s FeatureCAM feature-based CAM focuses on ease of use

Delcam’s FeatureCAM feature-based CAM focuses on ease of use

The 2014 R3 release of Delcam’s FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system includes a range of enhancements to make the software even easier to use, so allowing customers to produce programs for all types of machine tool more quickly and, therefore, to deliver high-quality parts in shorter lead times.

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Invotec wins new ESA Approval for its Flex Rigid PCBs

Invotec wins new ESA Approval for its Flex Rigid PCBs

Invotec Group is delighted to announce that it has now gained approval for sequential flex rigid boards. Since acquiring its rigid products approval in January, Invotec has engaged with 25 new customers across nine countries. 

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The sky’s the limit for heat treatment specialists

The sky’s the limit for heat treatment specialists

A Dudley based manufacturer has invested in new machinery as they seek to take their business to new heights. Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) have installed a drop bottom solution treating oven designed for intensive use up to 550 degrees centigrade.

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