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UK’S Aerospace Technology Industry will invest £1.5m

To support the application of additive layer manufacturing in aerospace, UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) is going to invest £1.5m in a joint industry and ATI funded, collaborative R&D project, led by GKN Aerospace. Metalysis,…

KUKA: new facility in France

KUKA Systems Aerospace just opened a new facility in France. The new R&D and production facility for advanced automation solutions is in Le Haillan, a suburb of Bordeaux (south-western France). This investment underscores…

NASA pushes composite materials for aerospace industry

The project entitled “Design and Fabrication of Aerospace-Grade Digital Composite Materials” won the NASA Early Career Faculty Space Technology Research Grant, a program that  pushes the development of innovative technologies that address the needs…

The hand-held laminating tool, the dibber

A revolutionary new laminating tool: the dibber

A hand-held laminating tool, known as the dibber, for use in the layup of advanced composite components, was designed and developed by a PhD student from the University of Bristol. The manual tool could…

Boeing is building a new facility in Saint Louis, Missouri

The aerospace and defense company Boeing is building a new 367,000sqft facility in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, in which it will produce parts for the newest member of its 777 commercial airplanes…

Future challenges and opportunities of aerospace industry according to Airbus

New challenges and opportunities for companies in the supply chain of aerospace industry. Airbus chief operating officer Tom Williams believes suppliers around Bristol need to push the boundaries of technology around composite materials…

Chinese state-owned aerospace corporation is searching for private partnership

In order to spur innovation, state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC), the major contractor for China’s space program, is searching for private partnership by inviting 1,300 private enterprises to a forum…

Nadcap accreditation boosted the business of Keighley Laboratories

The Technical Services division of the Yorkshire metallurgical specialist Keighley Laboratories was awarded world-class Nadcap accreditation for a Materials Testing Laboratory (MTL) last year, in the process achieving coveted Merit Status for a superior…

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