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Military and CAA choose TEC Lead Auditor course

Military and CAA choose TEC Lead Auditor course

TEC have now delivered their IRCA-certified “QMS Lead Auditor based on AS/EN9100” course and exam in-house to 25 delegates from the MAA (Military Aviation Authority) and CAA (Civil Aviation Authority).

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Sigma Components signs contract with Sharing in Growth UK Ltd

Sigma Components signs contract with Sharing in Growth UK Ltd

Hinckley-based aerospace manufacturer Sigma Components has signed a contract with Sharing in Growth UK Limited (SIG) for a business support programme valued at over £2m over five years. 

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MMC Hardmetal & AML collaborate on new projects

MMC Hardmetal & AML collaborate on new projects

MMC Hardmetal (a group company of the Mitsubishi Materials Corporation) and Advanced Manufacturing (Sheffield) Ltd (AML) are collaborating on new aerospace projects. The partnership began at an event at the AMRC earlier this year where Mitsubishi was showcasing its brand new range of iMX exchangeable head end mills. 

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PowerKut secures £1.2m funding

PowerKut secures £1.2m funding

Coventry engineering company PowerKut has expanded its footprint after securing £1.2m of funding. The business has moved out of rented accommodation and purchased two bases, including a new headquarters. 

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Delcam Professional Services adds Mori Seiki NMV 5000

Delcam Professional Services adds Mori Seiki NMV 5000

Delcam Professional Services has increased the range of five-axis machining equipment within its Advanced Manufacturing Facility with the addition of a Mori Seiki NMV 5000 machine.

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Learning from Meggitt

Learning from Meggitt

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100 B2B meetings in Italy

100 B2B meetings in Italy

"We had access to the right contacts . . . "  "Encouraging meetings with Italian OEMs . . . "

Just two of the positive comments made by MAA members at Aerospace & Defence Meetings Torino 2013.

Altogether, seven UK companies participated in this high-quality aerospace B2B event held in Europe's fourth biggest aerospace market -- and they racked up more than 100 meetings over two days.

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Rolls-Royce welcomes Japan Airlines order for 31 Airbus A350 XWB

Rolls-Royce welcomes Japan Airlines order for 31 Airbus A350 XWB

Rolls-Royce today welcomed a decision by Japan Airlines to order 31 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, which are powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. The Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient engine flying today, will power 18 A350-900 and 13 A350-1000 aircraft.

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