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Causeway Aero offers full design to manufacture capability for aircraft structures and turnkey cabin interior solutions.
Our mission is to provide our clients with a cost effective, quality product and service, on time, every time.
We aim to achieve this through our agile model of engagement, built on the core skills and capabilities of Causeway Aero combined with the proven supply chain excellence in Northern Ireland, the wider whole Irish and UK networsk and the unique alignment of Industry Academia and Government locally.
Extensive recent investments from our funders has given Causeway Aero the resources to deliver on our mission and bring something new and exciting to the aerospace supply chain for our customers.
We provide a true Tier 1 / 2 capability, reducing the risk and management of multiple individual providers our customers.
· Full end to end product development
· Strategic / tactical offload
· Build to print
· Product enhancement
· Weight / cost reduction
· Design to manufacture
Capabilities: Airframes; Mechanical components; AS 9100; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Research & development; Engineering and mechanical; Managed services; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General
CCP Gransden are flexible and dynamic AS9100 Accredited SME specialising in the design and manufacture of advanced composites. Based in Belfast Northern Ireland, CCP offer our clients performance improvements by the intelligent use of advanced composites and our world class manufacturing capabilities.
To meet the individual needs of our clients, CCP Gransden has invested in the creation of a unique and world class automated, flexible manufacturing cell to produce high quality aerospace grade advanced composites in a fast and repeatable manner. Our cell is centred around an 1100T Engel press that has a work area of 1.8x1.3m .
Our manufacturing capabilities currently include (but are not limited to); -
• Thermoforming of large continuous-fibre reinforced thermoplastics
• Composite Overmoulding utilising advanced thermoplastic polymers
• High Pressure RTM including variations such as GAP RTM and WET RTM
• Compression Moulding
• Prepreg Curing
• Filament Winding
• Wet Lamination
We have over 10 processes available in-house for manufacturing advanced composites from both Thermosets and Thermoplastics (including continuous fibre reinforced PEEK, PPS and PEI), thereby giving us increased flexibility to meet the challenging needs of our clients. We can facilitate supply in low, medium and high volumes (thanks to our ability to manufacture composites in as little as 1 minute using our state of the art automated manufacturing processes and lean manufacturing approach).
Capabilities: UAV; AS 9100; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; ISO 9001; OH SAS 18001:1999; Canopies; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 14001; ISO 9001:2003; Windscreen systems; Forming; Containers; Plastics and plastic coated components; Pressing; Stampings; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Weapons storage; Technology transfer; Amphibious; Armoured; Boats,crafts; Armoured protection components; Air sea rescue; Storage tanks; Manuals; Synchros; Cases; Armour; Bus,coach; General
Copas consistently delivers world class engineering excellence (AS 9100, ISO 9001) in 3, 4 & 5 Axis Milling in hard and soft metals, cost effectively by optimising advanced production technologies, driven by our highly skilled responsive team. Innovation, Evolution and Excellence is at the centre of everything we do.
COPAS - ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE
Shaun Copas founded Copas in 2006, combining his expertise and dynamism, to deliver world leading quality machined components, cost effectively for his clients. As his clients have grown so has his company and reputation for creating excellence together.
Copas is a trusted, dynamic, inspirational, progressive company that continuously strives to improve quality and efficiency, allowing us to deliver solutions and value to our clients.
Copas is a market leader and has an enviable record for capability, innovation and reliability, due to rapid response production logics running through its DNA. Exporting globally across multiple market sectors, including aerospace, rail, energy, automotive, photonics and electronics.
Our experienced CAD/CAM engineering and quality departments, will assist and liaise, to ensure your components are expertly programmed, produced and quality checked to exacting standards (AS9100, ISO 9001 certified).
QUALITY - AS9100, ISO 9001
Copas's core strength is our meticulous attention to detail. Delivering excellence for our clients, through our highly skilled team, advanced innovative production systems and respected quality department. 100% inspection verified by CMM.
Our highly experienced and respected quality department will convert your designs and specifications into FAI (First Article Inspection) reports including COC (Certificate of Conformity) for materials specified to produce your precision milled components.
3, 4 & 5 AXIS MACHINING CAPABILITIES
We manufacture 3, 4 & 5 Axis precision engineered components in
- Hard Metals and
Post machining finishes are available in:
- Silver Plate,
- Bead Blasting,
- Electoless Nickel or
- Powder Coated.
Over the next 5 years, Copas will be implementing an ambitious £8million growth strategy that will see us relocating to a new factory, doubling our workforce and capacity.
COPAS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE
Copas employs a team of over 50 skilled personnel and have plans to double our workforce within the next five years. In order to deliver and maintain our reputation for excellence. Copas has establised its Academy of Excellence to train our employees in how to deliver our core values across the company.
Copas supports a range of local charities and groups to give something back into the local community to support development and inspire the next generation.
COPAS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Copas are part of the global community and we take our environmental responsibilities very seriously, so that we can say we played our part in reducing waste and protecting the planet for future generations.
Capabilities: Aircraft components; AS 9100; Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; ISO 9001; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
Derry Precision Tools is a privately owned precision engineering organisation with a long established history of partnering with Aerospace, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Pharmaceutical companies. A global supplier specialising in complex engineering machining processes, surface finishing and advanced cleaning solutions for the manufacture and sub-assembly of components.
Capabilities: Aircraft components; Mechanical components; AS 9100; Customer approved; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Alloys; Metals; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Seats; General
Exact CNC is a part of the Exact Group of companies - offering a turn-key solution to your engineering requirements.
Exact CNC is a modern company specialising in Rapid Response and delivering precision CNC services to a wide variety of industry leaders. Based in Newry, Northern Ireland, Exact CNC has a wealth of precision engineering experience coupled with cutting edge equipment and techniques.
Exact CNC Ltd. are experts in all aspects of composite technology: from customer concept; research; development and design; to producing end products manufactured to the highest standards; CNC milling of composites; plastics; Tooling boards and metals.
- AEROSPACE / AUTOMOTIVE
- RENEWABLE ENERGY
- GAS AND OIL INDUSTRY
- TRANSPORT and many more
CNC milling workshops: Our dedicated workshop pairs the customers’ exacting requirements with our experience in 2D and 3D manufacturing using 3/5/7 and 9 axis.
Capabilities: Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
Annually supplying 2.5 million components and assemblies to the aircraft interiors market, IPC Mouldings offers mould tool design and manufacture, project management, plastic injection moulding and CNC machining.
Driven by performance and passionate about quality, our manufacturing processes are based on an in-depth industry knowledge and our expertise lies in transforming requirements into pragmatic and economic solutions.
AS9100 approved, we are a supply chain partner committed to producing work of the highest standard and specification. Having achieved SC21 Silver Award as evidence of excellence in delivery and quality, performance results since 2013 have been maintained at 99% and above.
Capabilities: AS 9100; Sheet metal components & processes; ISO 9001; EFQM; Plastics and plastic coated components; Displays; General
Pinnacle is a business advisory firm, with the key goal of enabling business growth within its client's organisations.
We have a very clear vision for our company, "To be the foremost business growth advisory partner within the UK & Ireland". To support our vision we believe in three clear values:
- Go above and beyond to support our clients
- Continuously expand our knowledge
- Provide straightforward & honest advice
Pinnacle can support our clients from 3 different perspectives: COMMERCIAL, OPERATIONAL and TECHNICAL.
Capabilities: Engineering; Manufacture; Accreditation,Certification Services; Personnel recruitment and selection; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Research & development; Training consultancy; Composite materials; Supply chain management; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Management,organisation; Communications consultancy; Graphic design; Conference and exhibition; Marketing and business development; Health and safety consultancy; Contract pricing,negotiating,bidding; Market research; Technology transfer; Proposal, tender preparation; Media and PR; Printing; Support services; Management systems; Life cycle costing; Resource planning; Integrated systems; Systems engineering; Conflict resolution; Business process automation; Auction,disposal; Seats; General
Founded in 1989, RTA is an aerospace supply chain harmonization partner that provides supply chain and part number consolidation services with an emphasis on delivery, quality, traceability and efficiency into the aerospace sector. “Plug & Play value streams” allow customers to scale support to balance with capacity and production needs to maximize bottom line benefits.
- Hardware and catalogue (COTS) sourcing, stocking, kitting, and distribution.
- Sub-contracted machining and forming process provide an extended virtual capacity and capability model geared towards low volume / high mix demand, ideally suited for quick reaction and prototype demand.
- Enhanced 3PL/SMI services provide tailored final mile solutions, including line side feed and Kanban maintenance.
- In-house mechanical assembly capabilities can be utilized to combine items, including 3PL stock, to consolidate bills of materials and reduce total procurement and delivery to line costs.
RTA is the official UK aerospace distributor for Bollhoff fasteners. RTA’s QMS is certified to AS9100D, and AS9120B. First article inspection procedures meet the requirements of AS9102. RTA was the first self-starter in Northern Ireland to achieve SC21 Bronze and then Silver recognition, which has been maintained for 3 years.
Capabilities: AS 9100; AS,EN9100; AS 9120; AS,EN9120; EFQM; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General
RW Coatings are a family run leading provider of Aerospace, Automotive, Defence and Architectural Powder Coating and Anodising.
They are AS 9100 Rev D approved and ISO 9001:2015 (They received the 1st BSI approval for both standards in Ireland).
They are based just outside Belfast and have been in business for 8 years supplying the architectural and aerospace industries, with conitnued investment in the services they provide.
RW offer a wide range of cosmetic finishes for the aerosapce and defence industries from black anodising, clear anodising, bright anodising, chromate conversion and a range of besoke dyed anodising finishes.
RW offer bespoke colour matching in powder coating working along side Europes top powder manufactures.
They work to Rapid-Response on a daily basis, with no corners cut. RW pride themselves on quailty of product and service.
Capabilities: Aircraft components; Mechanical components; Coatings,treatments; AS,EN9100; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; Composite materials; ISO registered; Paint; Seats; General
Nacelle Systems Consultancy is a specialist EBU integrator with capabilities in systems design, stress and technical analysis. Our Sister company, Resonate Testing, specialises in vibration and fire testing across all business sectors.
Resonate Testing Ltd:
Northern Ireland based Resonate Testing, is a privately owned, family run business. In 4 years of operation the test facility has achieved ISO17025 accreditation and demonstrated repeated capability for bespoke propulsion system testing. Planning is underway to double the size of the 6,000sq ft purpose built facility. The goal is to further empower the 12 dedicated staff to innovate in-house design capability, and fabricate fixtures for complex tests. Resonate conducts testing for both Engineering Development and Qualification /certification purposes. Resonate is UKAS accredited, certified to ISO9001:2015, and listed by the FAA.
Customers include: UTAS (Collins- Vendor #: 175582) Bombardier, Bae Systems, MITAC, UK National Composite Centre, RR, Zodiac, Parker Aerospace, Airbus, Singapore Airlines, AVIC, Embraer, Esterline, Meggitt Controls and Seals, Icon Seals, National Research Council of Canada, FAA, Spirit.
Northern Ireland based Nacelle Systems Consultancy (NSC), formed in 2005 has consistently provided propulsion systems integration support from or offices in Northern Ireland or on site at Powerplant plateau or customer sites. As a family owned engineering service provider, existing in a niche market segment, we appreciate and demonstrate the importance quality and value for money. Our clients include Bombardier, MITAC, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, GE, Parker Aerospace seek expert advice access to design and integration support, Stress, and Validation and certification support.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; De-icing equipment; Airframes; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Aftermarket support (MRO); Accreditation,Certification Services; Environment; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Electrical components; AS,EN9100; Engine components; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Sheet metal components & processes; Test facilities; Research & development; Composite materials; Fire control systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Seals,mounts,rings; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Heat exchangers; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Propulsion control systems; Actuators; Test equipment; Systems integrator; Testing,certification; Rubber; Wires and wiring; Ducting; Plastics and plastic coated components; Engineering and mechanical; Stress analysis; Tubes; Accumulators; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Vibration analysis and testing; Test beds,rigs; Vehicle testing; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Materials testing; Tensile,compression testing; Non-destructive testing equipment; Fire resistant materials; Fire protection,prevention; Seats and seating systems; Fire consultancy; Vibration mountings; Programme,integrator prime contractorship; Mechanical equipment; Fire,smoke detection,alarm equipment; Gauges; Valves; Systems engineering; Vibration,shock isolation systems; Reliability analysis and testing; Test Capabiltiy; Landing Gear; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General