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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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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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