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Nasmyth Group to embrace Six Sigma methodology

Nasmyth Group to embrace Six Sigma methodology

Nasmyth Group, a leading global supplier of precision engineering services, is delighted to announce the successful completion of a Six Sigma training course resulting in another seven of the Group’s employees gaining Green Belt certification.

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TRaC Global announces expansion of UK testing capabilities

TRaC Global announces expansion of UK testing capabilities

Leading test and certification group, TRaC Global, has announced it is expanding its testing service offering for the aerospace, defence and rail industries with the unveiling of a new LDS V984 Electromagnetic Shaker at its Warwick testing facility.

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MAA conference maps future

MAA conference maps future

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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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