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More SC21 awards for Midlands

More SC21 awards for Midlands

Four Midlands aerospace companies have won new SC21 awards.

Accrofab and JJ Churchill all received their first bronze awards for outstanding quality and delivery performance. AAR International and Graves Aircraft Components received bronze awards for a second time.

SC21 (Supply Chains for the 21st Century) is the UK aerospace industry's supply chain performance improvement programme.

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Rolls-Royce Trent 900 to Japan

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 to Japan

Rolls-Royce has signed a one billion-dollar contract, at list prices, with Japan's Skymark Airlines for Trent 900 engines to power six four-engined Airbus A380 aircraft.

The order includes long-term TotalCare service support. The aircraft are expected to enter into service in 2014.

The airline has also signed a letter of intent for Trent 700 engines to power up to 10 leased Airbus A330s.

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Winbro acquires Flexible Grinding Centre (FGC) Technology

Winbro acquires Flexible Grinding Centre (FGC) Technology

Winbro Group Technologies is pleased to announce the aquisition of Bridgeport's FGC product from Hardinge Inc. 

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KMF works with schools to ‘inspire engineers’

KMF works with schools to ‘inspire engineers’

KMF (Precision Sheet Metal) is working with local schools to help inspire the next generation of engineers. 

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Paul Fabrications add key structures capabilities to the AGC Composites & Aerostructures Group

Paul Fabrications add key structures capabilities to the AGC Composites & Aerostructures Group

AGC Aerospace & Defense announces the addition of Paul Fabrications Ltd to the AGC Composites & Aerostructures Group.

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MTC project to save millions in reclaimed parts

MTC project to save millions in reclaimed parts

A cutting edge project at the £40 million Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry has the potential to save UK industry millions of pounds by re-manufacturing high value components that would otherwise have gone for scrap.

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Atlas introduces composite processing control

Atlas introduces composite processing control

MAA member Atlas Composites has partnered with ASC Process Systems to upgrade the autoclave processes at Atlas’s 25,000 sq ft composites manufacturing facility.

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TEC - 100th SC21 engagement

TEC - 100th SC21 engagement

TEC has announced that it has successfully completed its 100th SC21 engagement and diagnostic with almost a quarter of this number resulting in an award.

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