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Twenty hours 1-to-1's with Italian aerospace buyers

Twenty hours 1-to-1's with Italian aerospace buyers

Ten MAA members held a total of over 20 hours of 1-to-1 meetings with 17 procurement leaders at 5 key Italian aerospace customers on the MAA-UKTI trade mission to Turin and Milan.

According to one of the MAA participants, “everywhere we visited we were welcomed with open arms and at levels within the businesses that we would not normally be able to access.”

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Delcam launches PowerMILL Robot Interface

Delcam launches PowerMILL Robot Interface

Delcam has launched the PowerMILL Robot Interface for the programming of robots for multi-axis machining operations.  The earlier VB application that was developed for robot machining has been completely rewritten and fully embedded inside the company’s internationally-renowned PowerMILL CAM system as a plug-in. 

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Aeromet awarded grant from the Regional Growth Fund

Aeromet awarded grant from the Regional Growth Fund

Aeromet have been granted funding from the Government's Regional Growth Fund for research and development into their patented alloy A20X®.

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Delcam joins Coventry Manufacturing Technology Centre

Delcam joins Coventry Manufacturing Technology Centre

Birmingham-based CADCAM software developer Delcam has become a member of the flagship Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry.  The MTC is a key part of the UK Government’s drive to make the UK the home of advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Tekdata Awarded “Outstanding” by KTP

Tekdata Awarded “Outstanding” by KTP

Tekdata have recently completed a two year KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) with Staffordshire University and has been awarded the highest grade of “Outstanding” by the KTP Grading Panel for its achievement in meeting the KTP’s objectives.

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Trimite Technologies Ltd gain SC21 award

Trimite Technologies Ltd gain SC21 award

Trimite Technologies Ltd has received the SC21 award. SC21 (21st Century Supply Chain) is a supply chain transformation programme designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the aerospace and defence industry in the UK.

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Harrison Goddard Foote and Grant Spencer join forces

Harrison Goddard Foote and Grant Spencer join forces

Harrison Goddard Foote (HGF) Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys have acquired Grant Spencer and will be merging the two firms under the lead HGF brand. 

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£2bn UK aerospace strategy

£2bn UK aerospace strategy

The government has announced a huge programme of support for the UK aerospace industry -- more than £1 billion of public funding, to be matched by additional funding from industry, over seven years.

The Midlands Aerospace Alliance has been fully involved on behalf of our members in the AGP for the last two years to create a new industrial strategy for UK aerospace which supports companies at all levels of the supply chain.

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