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University of Leicester to create ASDEC

University of Leicester to create ASDEC

The University of Leicester will create its Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC), at the 1.75 million sq. ft. Enterprise Zone site near Hinckley. The centre will enable the University to offer the UK’s first commercially available 3D laser structural dynamics vibration testing and analysis centre for the automotive, aerospace and space industries.

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MAA members meet with Russian aerospace primes

MAA members meet with Russian aerospace primes

Fifteen MAA members joined with thirty from elswhere in the UK to meet with leading Russian aerospace companies in Coventry. The event was organised by UK Trade and Investment, ADS and the MAA. The MAA also helped the Russian companies visit Meggitt Polymers and Composites Ltd in Leicestershire.

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24 hours inside French aerospace with the MAA

24 hours inside French aerospace with the MAA

Midlands Aerospace Alliance members joined MAA chief executive Dr Andrew Mair to open new links to Europe at the second TransNetAero event for European aerospace suppliers, hosted by the Normandie Aerospace Cluster and CESI (Centre des études supérieures industrielles) in Rouen, France.

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Monarch's new Birmingham hangar

Monarch's new Birmingham hangar

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the award winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and division of The Monarch Group, has announced the official opening by Sir Roy McNulty, Non-Executive Director, Monarch Holdings Limited, of a brand new multi-million pound maintenance hangar at Birmingham Airport.

The facility, which is immediately creating 150 new jobs, also has the potential to add a further 150 posts.

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Dunlop expands with £4m UK manufacturing investment

Dunlop expands with £4m UK manufacturing investment

Expanding Birmingham-based manufacturer Dunlop Aircraft Tyres will complete a £4 million factory investment programme when it switches on another new production machine that will further improve efficiency and increase capacity.

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Tekdata Interconnections Limited Announce New Managing Director

Tekdata Interconnections Limited Announce New Managing Director

Tekdata Interconnections is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Lawson to the role of Managing Director. With over 30 years' experience in the Engineering sector, Steve's profile includes 10 years at BICC Burndy, where he started out as an apprentice before joining CCS Electronics in 1988 as Works Manager, progressing through to General Manager.

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Combined forces strengthen forces at KMF

Combined forces strengthen forces at KMF

KMF Precision Sheet Metal's investment in the latest manufacturing technology continues with the commissioning of a high-end Trumpf TruMatic 7000 punch laser combination machine. This latest installation enhances the versatility of the Newcastle under Lyme company's manufacturing sheet metal processing capacity.

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New company name for Metal Spinners Group Limited

New company name for Metal Spinners Group Limited

Metal Spinners Group Limited is proud to announce a change in company name to Spincraft ETG Limited.

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