Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Indestructible Paint supply paint for Spitfire replica

Indestructible Paint supply paint for Spitfire replica

Aerospace and industrial coatings manufacturer, Indestructible Paint Ltd of Birmingham recently supplied, free of charge, paint in WW2 72 squadron camouflage colours for a full sized Supermarine Spitfire mark IIa replica.

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AMSCI funding approved for Composites Innovation Cluster

AMSCI funding approved for Composites Innovation Cluster

The Composites Innovation Cluster has been awarded over £11M from the initiative as part of AMSCI Round 2.  The Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC) will deliver 13 integrated capability projects across 25 partners from Q1’13 and will aim to deliver a holistic supply chain model which will extend throughout the composites community.

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Paul Fabrications receives top Meggitt Supplier Award

Paul Fabrications receives top Meggitt Supplier Award

AGC Composites and Aerostructures is pleased to announce Paul Fabrications, received an award for “Outstanding Performance in Quality and Delivery” at Meggitt’s first supplier recognition ceremony.

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ThyssenKrupp Aerospace launches new facility near Marseille

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace launches new facility near Marseille

Aerospace materials and logistics provider ThyssenKrupp Aerospace has moved to a new building at Vitrolles near Marseille, mainly dedicated to supporting a major customer in the area.

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Ed Fagan Europe gains SC21

Ed Fagan Europe gains SC21

Ed Fagan Europe Ltd is pleased to announce they have been awarded the SC21 Bronze award.  The award is presented to companies achieving supply chain improvement which is critical to the continued global competitiveness of UK industry.

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KMF Precision Sheet Metal's gains AS9100

KMF Precision Sheet Metal's gains AS9100

KMF (Precision Sheet Metal)'s Advanced Solutions business unit was recently presented with its AS9100 certificate by BSI Managing Director David McLean at a ceremony held at the company's Newcastle under Lyme facility.

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Brisk business for Midlands at Paris

Brisk business for Midlands at Paris

Life was busy last week for MAA members and the MAA team at the Paris Airshow.

10 MAA members exhibited on the MAA stand. Business was brisk throughout the show.

Business Minister Michael Fallon visited the MAA stand to speak with exhibitors.

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Sigma Components expands creating jobs

Sigma Components expands creating jobs

Sigma Components – a leading manufacturer of precision-engineered components and fixings for the aerospace sector – is investing £250,000 expanding its facilities in Leicestershire to meet growing customer demand.

The company, which is headquartered on Dodwells Bridge Industrial Estate, has opened a new 25,000 square foot facility on the adjacent Harrowbrook Industrial Estate, creating 15 new jobs.

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