Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Aerospace growth too good to last?

Aerospace growth too good to last?

Richard Aboulafia, vice-president of analysis for the Teal Group (pictured), says the continuous global growth in civil aerospace markets – so important to the UK industry – seems “impossibly perfect.”

Aboulafia will be a keynote speaker at the MAA annual conference at Rolls-Royce in Derby on 20 February.

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Nadcap Merit status for heat treating

Nadcap Merit status for heat treating

Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) has been awarded the prestigious Nadcap Merit status for its heat treating expertise.

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Investment in new 9 Meter 5-Axis Machining Centre

Investment in new 9 Meter 5-Axis Machining Centre

Holden Aluminium Technologies is pleased to announce an impressive 6 figure investment in its CNC machining division.

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Midlands company provides fire protection to Indian aircraft

Midlands company provides fire protection to Indian aircraft

A fire resistant coating system provided by Indestructible Paint Ltd of Birmingham UK approved for light aircraft.

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Mazak launches new plug and play robot automation system

Mazak launches new plug and play robot automation system

Yamazaki Mazak has launched a new range of robot automation systems designed to maximise machine tool productivity through fully automatic loading/unloading and the potential for unmanned running.

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Mills CNC see machine tool sales grow 12.1% in 2012

Mills CNC see machine tool sales grow 12.1% in 2012

Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, has reported exceptional sales results for 2012.

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Pattonair consolidates for growth

Pattonair consolidates for growth

Leading supply chain service provider Pattonair has completed centralisation of European operations at its new hub in Derby and made several new senior appointments.

The European hub was officially opened in autumn 2012 following major extensions to the company’s existing facilities on the site. Intensive work has since progressed to complete the transfer of all relevant European operations and functions to the new complex.

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Delcam partners on new machining method for “fir-tree” profiles

Delcam partners on new machining method for “fir-tree” profiles

Delcam is working with Iruba, a German provider of engineered solutions, and machine-tool manufacturer Hermle to develop a novel five-axis machining method, programmed with the PowerMILL CAM system, for the creation of "fir-tree” profiles in components for turbo machinery. 

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