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Hexagon Metrology rolls out new measurement software

Hexagon Metrology rolls out new measurement software

Hexagon Metrology today announced the availability of PC-DMIS 2013 MR1, a mid-term release of the world’s most popular measurement software used to collect, evaluate, manage and present manufacturing data.

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Minister praises Sigma's global success

Minister praises Sigma's global success

A Government Minister has praised aerospace components manufacturer Sigma Components for its success developing international partnerships to fuel business growth during a recent visit to China.

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Joint collaboration between University of Birmingham & Rolls-Royce

Joint collaboration between University of Birmingham & Rolls-Royce

A business park in Coventry will be the home of a £60m research centre which will develop future generations of aero engines. The project is a joint collaboration between the University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce.

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Delcam reaches 2,500 customers in China

Delcam reaches 2,500 customers in China

Delcam is pleased to announce that the company recently added its 2,500th customer in China. The company ordered recently multiple copies of Delcam’s PowerSHAPE CAD software and Delcam PowerMILL CAM system.

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Erodex bring innovative design solutions for CFC charging grids copy

Erodex bring innovative design solutions for CFC charging grids copy

Carbon and graphite specialists Erodex (UK) Limited are aiming to transform the market for furnace jigs, fixtures and baskets by introducing a new range of affordable, high strength CFC charging solutions for vacuum furnace operators.

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University of Leicester to create ASDEC

University of Leicester to create ASDEC

The University of Leicester will create its Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC), at the 1.75 million sq. ft. Enterprise Zone site near Hinckley. The centre will enable the University to offer the UK’s first commercially available 3D laser structural dynamics vibration testing and analysis centre for the automotive, aerospace and space industries.

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MAA members meet with Russian aerospace primes

MAA members meet with Russian aerospace primes

Fifteen MAA members joined with thirty from elswhere in the UK to meet with leading Russian aerospace companies in Coventry. The event was organised by UK Trade and Investment, ADS and the MAA. The MAA also helped the Russian companies visit Meggitt Polymers and Composites Ltd in Leicestershire.

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24 hours inside French aerospace with the MAA

24 hours inside French aerospace with the MAA

Midlands Aerospace Alliance members joined MAA chief executive Dr Andrew Mair to open new links to Europe at the second TransNetAero event for European aerospace suppliers, hosted by the Normandie Aerospace Cluster and CESI (Centre des études supérieures industrielles) in Rouen, France.

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