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Sir Richard Leese cuts first turf of EDM's new £1.3m facility

Posted 15 September 2016

EDM welcomed Manchester City Council Leader, Sir Richard Leese, last week to officially start the construction work on EDM's new £1.3m manufacturing facility in a turf-cutting ceremony at the company's headquarters in Newton, Heath, east Manchester.

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Simms appointed sole distributor of Apricorn Encrypted Storage solutions

Posted 15 August 2016

Simms International plc is proud to announce that they have been appointed as sole UK distributor for Apricorn Inc.

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Aerco stocks zero-halogen EcoGen cable from Alpha Wire

Posted 8 August 2016

As a premier UK distributor of Alpha Wire, Aerco stocks the EcoGen™ range of high-performance wire and cable products that contain no halogens, phthalates or heavy metals.

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British Airways i360 tower

Posted 2 August 2016

World's tallest moving observation tower opens to the public on August 4th 2016.

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New Peli Voyager Case for the iPad Pro 9.7

Posted 31 May 2016

Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions, introduces the Peli Voyager for the new iPad Pro 9.7, the rugged case that offers extreme protection against drops and shocks.

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Consortium researches hybrid propulsion system

Posted 9 December 2015

A business-led collaborative project is being developed to further improve the benefits (lower fuel costs, reduced emissions) marine vessels gain from switching to a hybrid propulsion system.

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UK's National Space Academy sends educational experiments into space

Posted 4 September 2015

A kit of experiments to teach fundamental physics and chemistry to UK students has arrived today at the International Space Station (ISS) for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to run during his six-month mission in

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STG Aerospace demonstrates holistic cabin lighting with first combined saf-Tglo™ SSUL and liTeMood®

Posted 5 August 2015

STG Aerospace, a world leader in pioneering aircraft lighting technologies, is delighted to announce the completed installation of emergency floorpath marking system.

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PACE and UTC Aerospace Systems bring fuel efficiency application to pilot iPads

Posted 4 August 2015

Aerospace software and hardware providers join forces to enable en-route flight profile optimization for tablet Electronic Flight Bags.

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MEP Ltd and BAE Systems sign production long term supply agreement (LTSA)

Posted 30 July 2015

MEP Ltd has signed a three year contract to supply precision metal and plastic parts to their Rochester site.

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Companies urged to sign up to SIG as Aerospace contract wins hit £350 million

Posted 28 July 2015

UK Aerospace supply chain companies are being offered the opportunity to benefit from £1.2 million worth of professional business transformation support.

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UK Aerospace under threat from global productivity demands

Posted 28 July 2015

More than 62% of UK aerospace engineers believe that their companies face productivity issues that threaten the UK's position as a global aerospace superpower, resulting from an increasingly demanding and global aerospace

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Ansell assists in working to contain Ebola

Posted 20 October 2014

Ansell has been proactively working on leveraging its expertise and relationships within West Africa, to respond to the Ebola outbreak.

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Businesses need clarity and commitment as Airports Commission consultation closes, says KPMG

Posted 8 August 2014

James Stamp, KPMG's head of transport, comments as Airports Commission consultation closes on its inner Thames estuary study outputs.

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Bristow Announces New Appointments

Posted 7 August 2014

Alan Corbett and Oladapo Oyeleke (Dapo) started in their new roles in European Business Unit (EBU) at Bristow Helicopters Ltd this week as director and deputy director respectively.

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UTC Aerospace Systems urges others to enter 'best of British manufacturing' comp.

Posted 5 August 2014

Reigning champion, UTC Aerospace Systems, an aerospace manufacturer which employs 280 staff and is based in Plymouth, won an award for Health and Safety, sponsored by RKH Insurance Services, in

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The Shield Group appoints Eric Roberts as Managing Director

Posted 5 August 2014

The Shield Group, has announced Eric Roberts as the Managing Director of the company's Monitoring and Systems division.

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IAG CARGO Q2 2014 FINANCIAL RESULTS

Posted 1 August 2014

IAG Cargo today announces its Q2 results from April 1 to June 30, 2014, reporting commercial revenue (flown revenue plus fuel surcharges) of €238m versus €271m for the same period last year.

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Exova Santa Fe Springs Aerospace invests and expands

Posted 31 July 2014

Exova; a testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has expanded both capacity and technical capabilities at its aerospace laboratory in Santa Fe Springs, California.

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Farnborough Aerospace Growth Forum Launched

Posted 30 July 2014

Today marks the launch of the Farnborough Aerospace Growth Forum, a new partnership bringing together key stakeholders from across the aerospace industry, to deliver sustained growth for the sector in the South East of England.

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Peter McIntosh joins CTruk

Posted 29 May 2014

Composite high-speed craft designer and builder CTruk has appointed shipbuilding industry veteran Peter McIntosh OBE to succeed Andy White as chairman.

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Rolls-Royce sells Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens

Posted 7 May 2014

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens for a £785 million cash consideration.

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Kelvin Hughes employees secure ILM qualification

Posted 7 January 2014

Enfield-based KH Charts - part of navigation and surveillance specialists Kelvin Hughes - announced today that 16 of its employees are well on their way to being awarded an Institute of Learning and Management (ILM) First Line Management

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Technotrans keeps its cool at Southern Manufacturing Show

Posted 6 January 2014

Technotrans is returning to the Southern Manufacturing Show following huge sales success since it made its debut there last year.

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UK's FUNcube-1 satellite launches successfully

Posted 21 November 2013

The UK's FUNcube-1 satellite was placed into low-earth orbit this morning after being launched aboard a DNEPR rocket, reports Steve Nichols.

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Chapman Freeborn strengthens German passenger air charter team

Posted 17 September 2013

Chapman Freeborn has further strengthened its team in Germany with the appointment of a new highly-qualified passenger air charter specialist, Laurenz Pütz.

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Global composites director appointed by Exova

Posted 26 July 2013

Dr Natalia Becerra has joined Exova from Rolls Royce, where she held a number of key positions including most recently programme manager for new product introduction and capability acquisition for global repair services.

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Rolls-Royce sponsors inspiring world land speed record attempt

Posted 14 May 2013

Rolls-Royce has announced its support for the BLOODHOUND Project with an international education initiative focused on a 1,000 mph World Land Speed Record attempt, as its EJ200 (Typhoon) jet engine is set to propel the car

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Air Charter Service reports impressive growth in first quarter

Posted 1 May 2013

Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has seen a 12% increase in charters across its three departments – private jets, commercial airliners and cargo aircraft.

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LCI takes off with Bond offshore helicopters

Posted 1 May 2013

Lease Corporation International's (LCI) helicopter division took off this week with its first delivery of a new AW139 helicopter to Bond Offshore Helicopters (Bond) in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Stéphane Cueille appointed MD of Aircelle Ltd, Burnley

Posted 1 May 2013

Stéphane Cueille has been appointed managing director for Aircelle Ltd, an Aircelle (Safran) subsidiary located in Burnley, Lancashire. He will report directly to Vincent Mascré, Aircelle CEO.

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Mobile app launched and Brit numbers increase for Paris Air Show

Posted 30 April 2013

Organisers of the Paris Air Show today revealed that Britain will have the fourth largest number of exhibitors as they also unveiled a mobile application that visitors will be able to use to navigate around the Le Bourget

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Virgin Galactic breaks speed of sound in historic first rocket-powered flight of SpaceShipTwo

Posted 29 April 2013

Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi's aabar Investments PJS, completed the first rocket-powered flight

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Alison Price On Air adds a new brasserie, Russian and Nigerian options to menu

Posted 29 April 2013

Executive jet in-flight experience provider Alison Price On Air has expanded and restructured its aviation catering offering to better meet the needs of its widening international client base.

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Titan Airways selects Royalblue Executive Services as preferred in-flight caterer

Posted 26 April 2013

Titan Airways, the London Stansted-based specialist charter airline, has announced a new partnership with executive jet caterer, Royalblue Executive Services.

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Nine new candidates selected for disabled pilot training

Posted 26 April 2013 · 1 Comment

The disability and aviation charity, Flying Scholarships for Disabled People (FSDP), has announced it will be funding a group of nine new pilot scholars when its latest round of training begins in summer 2013.

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Innovation centre set to boost industrial engagement with sensor and imaging systems

Posted 25 April 2013

The University of Glasgow has received funding to create a world-leading sensor and imaging systems centre, which will offer major benefits to the Scottish economy.

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Top speakers lined up for SCEG conference

Posted 25 April 2013

A number of top speakers, including a government minister, the former British Ambassador to Afghanistan, and a former security minister, have all been lined up to speak at the Security in Complex Environments Group (SCEG) Annual Conference next

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Tackling the threat of kidnapping, hijack and hostage taking

Posted 25 April 2013

A conference looking at ways to tackle kidnapping, hijack and hostage taking takes place in London next month.

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Eurocopter UK reinforces British private/VIP market position

Posted 25 April 2013

With a series of deliveries, Eurocopter has further extended its lead in Britain's private/VIP market and once more confirmed the company's role as Britain's civil helicopter hub.

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British Aviation Group hosts UK Pavilion at Dubai Airports Show

Posted 24 April 2013

The British Aviation Group (BAG), the leading representative body for UK companies involved in the airport and aviation development sector, is coordinating the UK Pavilion at the Airport Show Dubai from May 6-8.

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Harrods Aviation is latest Bombardier Aerospace ASF

Posted 24 April 2013

Bombardier Aerospace continues to expand its worldwide customer services network with the appointment of Harrods Aviation as an authorised service facility (ASF) for business aircraft customers based in or flying to Europe.

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Membership milestone for Corporate Aviation Safety Executive

Posted 24 April 2013

A fast-growing group, the only one of its kind in the UK dedicated to driving up safety standards in the business aviation sector, has just reached a significant membership milestone.

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Cardiff Aviation joins forces with NAAS Aircraft Services International

Posted 24 April 2013

NAAS Aircraft Services International, believed to be the largest fuel tank systems maintenance company in the world, has joined forces with Cardiff Aviation.

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CHC Helicopter invests £300,000 in North Denes facility

Posted 24 April 2013

CHC Helicopter, the world's largest offshore helicopter operator, has revealed improved customer facilities at its North Denes base after a £300,000 investment.

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Apple Aviation expands MRO operations to Cornish Aerohub

Posted 23 April 2013

UK-based MRO company Apple Aviation (AA) has selected Aerohub @ Newquay Cornwall Airport as the location for its aerospace maintenance facility headquarters.

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Babcock team wins award for assisting secure SME collaboration in defence supply chain

Posted 23 April 2013 · 1 Comment

Babcock has been awarded an Excellence Award by the UK Council for Electronic Business (UKCeB) for its contribution to secure collaboration across Team Defence, working with the Ministry of

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ACI to help reduce missed passenger connections and delays

Posted 23 April 2013 · 1 Comment

Airports Council International (ACI) yesterday announced the launch of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) in Africa, Asia-Pacific (including the Middle-East), Latin America-Caribbean and North-America.

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Royal Navy returns to Glasgow after 20-year absence

Posted 22 April 2013

The Royal Navy's return to Glasgow after an absence of 20 years has been celebrated at HMS Dalriada.

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Date announced for ADS security networking reception

Posted 22 April 2013

ADS has announced that its prestigious Annual Security Reception will take place at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster on Thursday 25 July.

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Branson encourages young people to explore a career in air logistics

Posted 22 April 2013

Sir Richard Branson, chairman of Virgin Group, is urging university graduates, college students and school leavers to explore a career in air logistics, calling it 'an outstanding industry that needs well

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BAE Systems delivers BAe 146C.Mk.3 aircraft to RAF

Posted 19 April 2013

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has delivered on time and on budget two BAe 146-200QC (quick change) aircraft that have been converted from commercial to military configuration for use by the Royal Air Force.

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Lifesaver systems open for direct business in the USA

Posted 17 April 2013

Lifesaver systems has commenced selling direct into the USA this month with its award-winning and revolutionary bottles and jerrycans.

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Armoured vehicle expert named Streit Group UK general manager

Posted 17 April 2013 · 1 Comment

Streit Group, the world's largest privately-owned vehicle armouring company, has appointed David Winner as general manager, Streit Group UK.

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Organised crime still a major challenge for EU internal security

Posted 15 April 2013

Cybercrime, along with trafficking in human beings and the increase in violent extremism are major security threats that the EU continues to face, together with money laundering and corruption.

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First-class aviation graduate enjoys a soaring start to working life

Posted 12 April 2013

An air transport with commercial pilot training graduate from Buckinghamshire New University is seeing his ambitions soar thanks to a job with a private jet company.

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Frazer-Nash to deliver landing helicopter dock ships to Australia

Posted 12 April 2013

Engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has announced that it is to work with the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) to support the delivery of a new amphibious capability – two landing helicopter docks (LHD) called

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Flight deck computer systems 'hacking' probe

Posted 11 April 2013

The European Aviation and Safety Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are both reported to be investigating after a hacker claimed he could target flight deck computers.

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Go-ahead for London Ashford Airport expansion

Posted 10 April 2013

London Ashford Airport (LAA), advised by Indigo Planning, has been given the go-ahead on appeal from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for the £7.6 million expansion of Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh in Kent.

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Re-formed Typhoon squadron completes first bomb training exercise

Posted 10 April 2013

The Royal Air Force's 6 Squadron, based at RAF Leuchars, has continued to develop the multi-role capability of Typhoon by dropping inert Paveway II bombs for the first time from the Tranche 2 version of the combat

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CAE Oxford Aviation Academy introduces 35 Piper training aircraft to fleet

Posted 10 April 2013

Piper Aircraft and CAE have announced the introduction of 35 Piper single-engine and twin-engine training aircraft to the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy fleet.

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Efis Air helps to ensure Ariane rocket ready for on-time launch

Posted 10 April 2013

EFIS Air, part of ECS Group, has arranged the delivery of the fourth and last stage of the Ariane rocket (Avinum).

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Baggage handling improving – SITA report

Posted 9 April 2013

Airline baggage handling improved last year with the rate of mishandled bags dropping 1.78%, according to the ninth annual SITA Baggage Report.

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Aircraft built by students to take to the skies

Posted 9 April 2013

The Royal Aeronautical Society and Boeing will celebrate the completion and first flight of a light aircraft built by school pupils on Friday April 12.

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Titan Airways and ASL in £400,000 refurbishment deal

Posted 9 April 2013

Titan Airways, the London Stansted-based specialist charter airline, is close to completing a major refurbishment of its Boeing 757 all business class interior.

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Business Improvement Districts go online with Facewatch

Posted 9 April 2013

Facewatch, the crime reporting system that enables businesses and city centre CCTV operators to report crime directly to the police, is being recommended by the national association that represents business improvement

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Heli-Expo 2013: AgustaWestland signs multi-year multi-aircraft agreement with Waypoint

Posted 8 March 2013

At Heli-Expo yesterday - being held in Las Vegas, Nevada (4-7 March) - AgustaWestland signed a multi-year multi-aircraft agreement with Waypoint Leasing LLC (Waypoint) for GrandNew, AW169,

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Foster encourages excellence at ADS SC21 awards

Posted 22 November 2012

Addressing delegates at the the ADS Supply Chains for the 21st Century (SC21) awards event in Titanic Belfast, Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster urged local aerospace companies to build on their reputation for excellence in the sector.

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ADS relaunches website

Posted 5 October 2012

ADS - the trade organisation advancing UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries - has relaunched its website.

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BMT employees support premature and ill babies with 2,500 mile charity ride

Posted 13 August 2012

Two employees from BMT Defence Services and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, are set to embark on a challenging journey which will see them make an epic motorcycle ride from Bath, UK to Gdansk in

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OHSAS accreditation provides health and safety benchmark for BMT

Posted 2 August 2012

International maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, BMT Group Ltd, has been awarded the internationally recognised standard for occupational health and safety management systems, BS OHSAS

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TEC Transnational hit 50th 'Rev C' success in 2012

Posted 30 July 2012

Advanced quality management company TEC Transnational has just celebrated its 50th client through the AS/EN9100:2009 (Rev C) process.

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Pentathlon GB uses and shares defence technology to test laser pistols

Posted 27 July 2012

Scientists and engineers from BAE Systems have been applying defence and security technology to help the British Modern Pentathlon team to evaluate their high-tech laser pistols, which were introduced at the

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Rolls-Royce to power high tech drillships

Posted 25 July 2012

Rolls-Royce today announced orders worth over £70 million to supply large thrusters for offshore drilling vessels.

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Search is on for stars of UK export

Posted 8 June 2012

Manufacturers are invited to show how they're boosting sales overseas by entering the EEF/DHL Outstanding Export Award.

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New international marketing manager appointed at Froude Hofmann

Posted 12 January 2012

The Froude Hofmann Group, a global manufacturer and supplier of engine testing systems, has announced the appointment of Simon Drain as international marketing manager.

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Mid-sized firms to spearhead UK export drive

Posted 9 January 2012

A delegation of Mid-Sized Businesses (MSBs) will accompany Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green and John Cridland Director General of the CBI to Turkey in April – the first-ever UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) trade visit to focus

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Alan Hood appointed managing director of Aircelle Ltd

Posted 21 December 2011

Alan Hood has been appointed managing director for Aircelle Ltd, an Aircelle (Safran group) subsidiary located in Burnley, Lancashire.

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High-Tech wins 3rd consecutive SC21 silver award

Posted 8 December 2011

High-Tech Engineering was presented with a 3rd consecutive SC21 (21st Century supplies chain programme)Silver recognition award from Phil Curnock SC21 project manager at the Task Force event in November 2011.

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Rolls-Royce Science Prize celebrates outstanding science teaching

Posted 8 November 2011

Rolls-Royce has announced the winners of the 2011 Rolls-Royce Science Prize, which celebrates and rewards excellence in science teaching. Now in its eighth year, the science prize showcases inspirational projects

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Rees Ward named new head of ADS

Posted 14 October 2011

ADS has announced that Rees Ward will be taking over as head of the UK's national trade organisation representing aerospace, defence, security and space businesses from November 1 2011 on the retirement of Ian Godden, the executive chairman of ADS.

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Simms appointed sole distributor of Apricorn Encrypted Storage solutions

Simms International plc is proud to announce that they have been appointed as sole UK distributor for Apricorn Inc.

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As a premier UK distributor of Alpha Wire, Aerco stocks the EcoGen™ range of high-performance wire and cable products that contain no halogens, phthalates or heavy metals.

British Airways i360 tower

World's tallest moving observation tower opens to the public on August 4th 2016.

New Peli Voyager Case for the iPad Pro 9.7

Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions, introduces the Peli Voyager for the new iPad Pro 9.7, the rugged case that offers extreme protection against drops and

Consortium researches hybrid propulsion system

A business-led collaborative project is being developed to further improve the benefits (lower fuel costs, reduced emissions) marine vessels gain from switching to a hybrid propulsion system.

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