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KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook report indicates UK ranked in top 3 destinations for future manufacturing profit growth

According to the KPMG 2013 Global Global Manufacturing Outlook report , manufacturing executives rank the UK as one of the top destinations for future profit growth, ahead of established...

Minister marks start of NCC expansion work

Construction on the second phase of the National Composites Centre (NCC) – a world leading research and technology hub - got underway with a turf cutting ceremony attended by the Business...

Metallics Make Comeback With Manufacturing Advances

“Metallics are dead, long live metallics!” This could be the rallying call for a manufacturing domain that is reinventing itself in the wake of a dramatic loss of ground to...

TSB to invest £500k in Feasibility Studies for New Business Models in High Value Manufacturing

Competition opens: 11 March 2013 Briefing event: 26 March 2013, Deadline for applications: noon 24 April 2013 The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £500k in...

£600 million investment in great technologies

David Willetts gave a speech at Policy Exchange giving details of how the £600m earmarked for science in the Autumn Statement will be spent in supporting big data, space, robotics and...

Manufacturing Technologies (machine-tools and tools) sector in Russia

The manufacturing sector in Russia currently presents many opportunities for UK business. Both the Russian Government and Russian private sector companies have recognised the need for updated...

The Future of UK High Value Engineering - An insight into the future of the UK HVE segment

A new RBS research report The Future of UK High Value Engineering provides an intriguing insight into UK High Value Engineering a segment that not only has the potential to help accelerate the...

GE Developing Wind Blades - architectural fabrics wrapped around a metal spaceframe

In a move that could put wind energy on equal economic footing with traditional fossil fuels, GE, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), and the US National...

Boost for UK manufacturing supply chains

More than 2,160 jobs will be created or protected through the government’s Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI). The government has offered approximately ...

Advanced Design & Manufacturing NTC Publishes Report on UK Growth

The report, entitled UK Growth Through Aerospace Manufacturing: The Strategic Role of Aerospace Manufacturing relative to the AAD KTN Technology Roadmaps , outlines the importance of the...

Three Dimensional Policy: Why Britain needs a policy framework for 3D

A new report from Lancaster University’s Big Innovation Centre was released last week. 3D printing – the ability to translate digital designs into physical objects – looks...

Competitive advantage through High Value Manufacturing - IMechE James Clayton Memorial Lecture at 18:00 on 10th October

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIechE) will be holding the James Clayton Memorial Lecture on 10th October 2012 at 18:00.  The lecture Competitive advantage through High Value...

UK Technology Preview - Risk-based Planning (RPS) Simulation Software Helping Deliver F-35 Programme - Tuesday 18th Sept

In partnership with Simio LLC and SimX, the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) invites you to the UK launch on Tuesday 18th September 2012 at 9:30am at the Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington of...

Robots are becoming a crucial part of aircraft production

Article in the Wichita Eagle . Before the use of robots, technicians at Spirit AeroSystems, wearing welders’ jackets and hoods, sprayed hot flames on certain airplane parts to...

Wing cracks, other flaws delay China jet manufacture

Article by Reuters . When China set a goal to leap from being a tiny aerospace-industry player to a direct threat to Airbus and Boeing, few scoffed at the idea, given Beijing's track...

Holding fast

UK fastener manufacturers are developing innovative, specialised products for the aerospace sector. Although ubiquitous, fasteners are often taken for granted or overlooked altogether....

Developing the civil nuclear power supply chain - Areas of potential interest

Developing the civil nuclear power supply chain Competition for collaborative R&D and feasibility funding Opens: 07 July 2012 Registration deadline: 29 August 2012 noon...

Powders Rise to the Challenge of 21st Century Manufacturing

22 March 2012, Loughborough   “Powders Rise to the Challenge of 21st Century Manufacturing” on 22 March will be a great chance to learn...

FRP Bridges 2012 - Call for papers

13-14 September 2012  - London   For designers and bridge owners, fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) materials offer distinct advantages over other material that can...

Next Generation Composite Wing (NGCW) – Searching for Innovative Capability in the Supply Chain

This free event, sponsored by the Welsh Government, seeks to bring together new and innovative technologies and companies that will contribute to solving the challenges faced in the...
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NTC Chair Details

Andy Schofield  
BAE SYSTEMS
Samlesbury Aerodrome,
Balderstone,
Blackburn BB2 7LF

 andrew.schofield@baesystems.com

 

AAD KTN
Peter Murray
Tel: 020 7091 1136
Email: peter.murray@aadktn.co.uk

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