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Association Plans for 2019

Composites UK is preparing some exciting events, projects and initiatives that will come to fruition in 2019.

To close last year the Association welcomed five new member companies from across the supply chain: GKN Aerospace,...

Advanced Engineering Show Publishes Top 20 High Value Manufacturing Hotspots in the UK

Advanced Engineering has announced its ranking of the UK’s top high value manufacturing hotspots and congratulated Sheffield on securing top spot . Sheffield narrowly beat last year’s winner – Bristol - by just two points....

Cecence Expansion Leads to Large Aerospace Production Order

Cecence have expanded their workspace and team at their site on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border and are now fully engaged, alongside other projects, in manufacturing a large aerospace production order.  The team are hot compression moulding...

Composites UK Launches 2018 Industry Awards

Composites UK officially opened the entry process for its 2018 Composites Industry Awards at its Annual Conference in Rotherham.

As in previous years the eight categories are:

  • Innovation in composite design, materials and manufacturing.
  • ...

Surface Generation Opens Advanced Composites R&D Facility in Rutland

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced carbon fibre processing technologies, has opened its PtFS Innovation and Application Centre, a new research and development facility for advanced composites manufacturing at its headquarters in Rutland, UK. The...

Pentaxia Unlocks Future Growth with Purchase of New Derby Manufacturing Site

Advanced composites manufacturer Pentaxia has secured the keys to its future growth, with the purchase of a large manufacturing site on Alfreton Road in Derby.

The completion of the sale will see the family-owned firm...

UK’s Largest Composites Exhibition Over 90% Full with Only 10 stands Remaining

Advanced Engineering 2017 has announced that its Composites zone was over 90% full with only 10 stands remaining, with companies such as Meggitt Polymers & Composites and Hexcel participating at the show. The Composites Engineering...

MHI Vestas Complete Production of Parliamentary Blades

Both of the offshore wind turbine blades containing components signed by Parliamentarians, the Parliamentary Blades, have now completed production.

The first blade has arrived in Belfast at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly facility where it is being...

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