Latest news about Midlands aerospace


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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National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP)

National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP)

Speaking at the Paris Air Show, UK Business Minister Michael Fallon officially launched the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP).

Based on the MAA's 2006-2012 ATEP and an integral part of the UK Aerospace Growth Partnership's industrial strategy, the £40m NATEP will fund 100 new technology projects in the supply chain between 2013 and 2017.

particular encouragement will be given to aerospac

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Paul Fabrications receives Top FACC Supplier Award

Paul Fabrications receives Top FACC Supplier Award

Paul Fabrications Ltd, an AGC Aerospace & Defense Company, has earned the prestigious Excellent Supplier “Gold” Award 2012 from Austrian aviation supplier FACC AG.

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Tufnol Composites invests in Lean training

Tufnol Composites invests in Lean training

Tufnol Composites – the leading UK manufacturer, machinist and stockist of high performance laminates, composites and engineering plastics – is embarking on a Lean training initiative in a bid to expand the business’ manufacturing capabilities and up-skill its workforce.

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Midlands aerospace rapid growth

Midlands aerospace rapid growth

The annual Midlands Aerospace Alliance survey of member companies reveals that business turnover and employment continue to grow at a rapid pace in 2013 -- with 17% and 8% growth respectively.

The results confirm that the strong position of the region's industry in global growth markets, especially for large civil airliners in Asia, is flowing through to increased economic activity and jobs in the Midlands.

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