Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Monarch's new Birmingham hangar

Monarch's new Birmingham hangar

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the award winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and division of The Monarch Group, has announced the official opening by Sir Roy McNulty, Non-Executive Director, Monarch Holdings Limited, of a brand new multi-million pound maintenance hangar at Birmingham Airport.

The facility, which is immediately creating 150 new jobs, also has the potential to add a further 150 posts.

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Dunlop expands with £4m UK manufacturing investment

Dunlop expands with £4m UK manufacturing investment

Expanding Birmingham-based manufacturer Dunlop Aircraft Tyres will complete a £4 million factory investment programme when it switches on another new production machine that will further improve efficiency and increase capacity.

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Tekdata Interconnections Limited Announce New Managing Director

Tekdata Interconnections Limited Announce New Managing Director

Tekdata Interconnections is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Lawson to the role of Managing Director. With over 30 years' experience in the Engineering sector, Steve's profile includes 10 years at BICC Burndy, where he started out as an apprentice before joining CCS Electronics in 1988 as Works Manager, progressing through to General Manager.

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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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