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Formaplex welcomes new apprentice intake

Posted 1 December 2017 · Add Comment

Manufacturers of composite tooling and lightweight component solutions, Formaplex, has taken on six new apprentices.



The company, formed in 2001, is a market leader in the advanced engineering supply chain, providing tooling, design and manufacturing support to aerospace and defence companieas.
 
Based in and around Portsmouth, UK. Formaplex has four facilities giving a total manufacturing footprint of over 270,000sq.ft.
 
Apprentices L-R Sam Hutchins, James Gardner, James Saunders, Ted Davis, Harsh Patel and Dominic Allgood Mike Bryant, Formaplex CEO commented: “We are delighted to introduce our six new apprentices, all of whom went through an intensive selection process and have now completed the first three months of their four year toolmaking apprenticeships.

"Our in house apprentice training school works closely with local colleges and together they have now established a programme that will continue to develop skilled engineers that will, not only, ensure the future success of Formaplex, it will also benefit the entire engineering industry in the U.K.  We wish each one of our apprentices great success in their future careers.”  
 

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