Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Joint collaboration between University of Birmingham & Rolls-Royce

Joint collaboration between University of Birmingham & Rolls-Royce

A business park in Coventry will be the home of a £60m research centre which will develop future generations of aero engines. The project is a joint collaboration between the University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce.

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Delcam reaches 2,500 customers in China

Delcam reaches 2,500 customers in China

Delcam is pleased to announce that the company recently added its 2,500th customer in China. The company ordered recently multiple copies of Delcam’s PowerSHAPE CAD software and Delcam PowerMILL CAM system.

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Erodex bring innovative design solutions for CFC charging grids copy

Erodex bring innovative design solutions for CFC charging grids copy

Carbon and graphite specialists Erodex (UK) Limited are aiming to transform the market for furnace jigs, fixtures and baskets by introducing a new range of affordable, high strength CFC charging solutions for vacuum furnace operators.

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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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