Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Combined forces strengthen forces at KMF

Combined forces strengthen forces at KMF

KMF Precision Sheet Metal's investment in the latest manufacturing technology continues with the commissioning of a high-end Trumpf TruMatic 7000 punch laser combination machine. This latest installation enhances the versatility of the Newcastle under Lyme company's manufacturing sheet metal processing capacity.

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New company name for Metal Spinners Group Limited

New company name for Metal Spinners Group Limited

Metal Spinners Group Limited is proud to announce a change in company name to Spincraft ETG Limited.

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New laser tracker probing system

New laser tracker probing system

Leica B-Probe extends applications for the Leica Absolute Tracker AT402 and the ultra-portable large-volume concept. Hexagon Metrology announced the Leica B-Probe, an entry-level wireless handheld probing device which extends the capability of the Leica Absolute Tracker AT402.

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Sigma Composites celebrates aerospace standard

Sigma Composites celebrates aerospace standard

Sigma Composites is celebrating after being awarded the aerospace quality management standard AS9100. Part of Sigma Components, it will now develop its product range for aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide.

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Rolls-Royce $5bn Etihad order

Rolls-Royce $5bn Etihad order

Rolls-Royce has won a $5bn order from Etihad Airways for Trent XWB engines, the world's most efficient engine flying today, to power 50 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.

The order includes long-term TotalCare® support. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has ordered 24 A350-900 Regional, 16 A350-900 and 10 A350-1000 aircraft.

The order takes the total number of Etihad A350 aircraft on order to 62, all powered by the Trent XWB.

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Aerospace clusters at MAA

Aerospace clusters at MAA

MAA members opened new links to Europe at the first TransNetAero event for European aerospace suppliers, hosted by the MAA at the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

Thirty participants from regions in Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland -- and the Midlands -- spent a day with Rolls-Royce, Aero Engine Controls, the MTC and the University of Nottingham's Institute for Aerospace Technology.

Pictured: Malcolm Harbour, West Midlands MEP, meets TransNetAero organisers at the MAA office.

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Andrew Mair's view on why UK aerospace needs to build an R&D supply chain

Andrew Mair's view on why UK aerospace needs to build an R&D supply chain

Andrew Mair's view on why UK aerospace needs to build an R&D supply chain

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Winbro US facility announces Nadcap accreditation

Winbro US facility announces Nadcap accreditation

Winbro Group Technologies Ltd, based in Coalville, Leicestershire investment in the US moves forward with the Winbro Advanced Machining (WAM US) announcing the achievement of four separate Nadcap™ accreditations.

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