Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Dunlop signs new Boeing 737NG tyres contract

Dunlop signs new Boeing 737NG tyres contract

Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has landed a long-term contract to provide new and retreaded tyres to Czech Republic carrier Travel Service Airlines.
The tyres will support Travel Service Airlines’ fleet of 23 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, as well as four B737NGs operating for its low-cost subsidiary SmartWings.

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Doing what we do best for CSeries

Doing what we do best for CSeries

Midlands aerospace has welcomed the first flight of Bombardier’s innovative super-efficient CSeries narrowbody airliner, the Canadian company’s 110-140 seat challenger to small airliners offered by Airbus and Boeing.

Companies from across the region are contributing cutting-edge technologies to enhance the performance of the aircraft and that of its Pratt & Whitney pathbreaking PurePower® PW1500G “geared turbofan” engines.

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Composites firm aiming to reach new heights

Composites firm aiming to reach new heights

In only five years, Derby composites firm Pentaxia has gone from a standing start to employing dozens of people and a seven-figure turnover. It is a high-growth, hi-tech manufacturing operation working in aerospace, motorsport and the oil and gas industry.

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Pattonair's online vision to improve customer service

Pattonair's online vision to improve customer service

Aerospace and defence logistics firm Pattonair has invested more than £100,000 to help manufacturers become more efficient. The company, whose clients include engine manufacturers Rolls-Royce and Pratt and Whitney, has launched an online tool for customers.

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Delcam achieves record half-year sales in 2013 first half

Delcam achieves record half-year sales in 2013 first half

CADCAM developer Delcam is pleased to announce that the company achieved record sales for a six-month period during the first half of 2013.  This latest result means that the company has set new record levels of sales in each of the last seven half-year periods.

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Round Shank Tool Coating Services from advanced UK coating specialist

Round Shank Tool Coating Services from advanced UK coating specialist

Following the signing of an exclusive licence agreement, Tecvac is now providing the complete line of CemeCon resilient coatings to UK tool manufacturers and users.

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Another 'strong' year for Nasmyth Group

Another 'strong' year for Nasmyth Group

Coventry engineering group Nasmyth has reported another year of significant growth and improved profitability.Turnover for the year ended 31 January 2013 increased by 15 per cent to £61.5m as a result of continuing strong recovery in the group's world markets.

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Arrowsmith awarded SC21 Bronze award

Arrowsmith awarded SC21 Bronze award

Arrowsmith have achieved SC21 bronze award. After a long time of performing well and working with our customers we are pleased to announce that we have achieved the SC21 bronze award.

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