Members with Capabilities in this Area
Aero Metals Alliance (AMA)
Provides materials and supply chain management services to the world’s leading aerospace companies. We currently operate form Fourteen Service Centres in five countries through the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
This enables us to aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world’s leading OEMs whilst at the same time providing a truly responsive local service to meet the needs of individual sub-contractors anywhere in the world.
Aero Metals Alliance includes some of the world’s leading metal suppliers; Gould Alloys, Service Centres Aero, Wilsons, Sunshine Metals and Progressive Alloy. Together, these companies deliver a complete range of aerospace and high performance metal products from ten destinations across the globe. Our intention will be to grow this alliance by introducing partners who can add value to the global aerospace industry.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Landing Gear
Aeromet International Ltd is a UK-based, world leader in the production of premium quality Aluminium and Magnesium Sand Castings, Aluminium Investment Castings, SOPHIA High Property Aluminium Investment Castings and A20X High Property Castings for the aerospace, military and defence industries from its 3 facilities.
Aeromet also offers castings fully machined, surface treated/painted, assembled and kitted as per customers requirements. Aeromet hold NADCAP, AS 9100, BS EN ISO 9001 and ISO14001 approvals. Aeromet also offer a Rapid Prototyping service.
Aeromet has developed, patented and received full aerospace approval for its new alloy A20X, which is the world's strongest commercially available cast aluminium alloy. A20X is in use in production programmes now.
Aeromet's Worcester facility is the only Boeing approved investment foundry in Europe.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Connectors; Pipes,ducts,hoses; AS 9100; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Design; Aerospace consultancy; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; OEM Approved; Research & development; Canopies; Tooling; ISO 14001; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Supply chain management; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Actuators; Generators; Treatment; Payloads; NADCAP; Batteries; Engineering and mechanical; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Medical equipment; Test Capabiltiy
Airbus Group (www.airbus-group.com) is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2013, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of £50.3 billion (XRT €1.18) and employed a workforce of around 144,000. This includes a 17,000-strong British workforce and a UK turnover of close to £2.5 billion, making the Group a major contributor to the UK economy.
The Group builds on a proud 100-year British heritage united under a common brand. Airbus designs and builds its aircraft wings in the UK. Airbus Defence and Space is the UK’s largest space company; the biggest supplier of large aircraft to the RAF and a world-leader in cyber security. As Britain’s civil helicopter hub, Airbus Helicopters holds 55% of the UK’s offshore oil and gas helicopter market and is a key supplier to the Ministry of Defence.
Airbus Group’s 450 apprentices, collaborations with more than 20 British universities and annual spend of £500M in UK R&D make it a champion of UK innovation and skills.
An established UK Defence SME with a global reach, specialising in rugged electronics packaging, display systems, low signature cathodic protection and subcontract manufacturing. Product ranges include:
- Electronics Cabinets and Enclosures
- Multifunction Operator consoles,
- Panel PC and LCD displays
- Low Signature Cathodic Protection Systems
These products are designed and manufactured by Aish Technologies in its modern, secure facility in Poole, England. Aish products benefit from a number of core competencies:
- Electronics hardware integration
- Protection of electronics in harsh environments
- Signature management relating to corrosion protection
- Design of rugged operator workstations and displays
- Post design and support services
- Value engineering and design for production
- Water cooling for naval and military systems
Customers that have taken advantage of Aish Technologies’ unique blend of experience and innovation include BAE Systems, Thales, Lockheed Martin, SEA, Babcock, Electric Boat and Force Protection.
Capabilities: Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Sheet metal components & processes; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Heat exchangers; AS 9200; Containers; Electromagnetic compatibility; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Hardware design; Control panels; Switches and switchgear; Racks,racking; Processing systems,equipment; Boat communications; Vibration analysis and testing; Underwater equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Electronic engineering equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Webbing; Vibration mountings; Ship lighting; Ship stabilization equipment; Anchors; Ship propulsion and controls; Integrated circuits; Replenishment-at-Sea; Keyboards; EMC,Tempest design; Ruggedised products; Ruggedised; Monitors; Control desks,consoles
Allvac, an Allegheny Technologies company, produces nickel-base and cobalt-base superalloys, titanium-base alloys, metals of exceptional wear resistance, corrosion resistance, heat resistance, toughness, and strength and specialty steels for the aerospace industry.
ASP is an international supplier of raw material in the form of tube, special extrusions, bar, sheet, plate as well as components. Specialising in high performance aluminium alloys and other advanced alloys (including titanium, magnesium and an exclusive range of bespoke powder metallurgy alloys).
ASP holds AS9100C/ISO9001 and ISO 14001.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Plating; Forming; Precision machinery and components; Tubes
Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power.
Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver products at a quality and efficiency that ensures customer success and shareholder value. From advanced materials that are helping make the concept cars of today the reality of tomorrow, to engine components that operate in temperatures above their melting point. We break barriers. We engineer solutions.
Capabilities: Engines; AS 9100; Metals; Fuel systems
An electronic component distributor supporting UK and International customers alike, through our locations in the UK, USA, Mexico, China, Israel, India and Australia.
Astute provides the best in component supply, anti-counterfeit mitigation, logistical solutions and new-design support, primarily for the high reliability market sector.
We are proud to deliver what British companies are best known for, Quality and Service.
Our activities are shaped by our customers, whether that is shielding you from the threat of counterfeit components, working with your design teams to introduce the latest in cutting edge technology or through life support programs for legacy products, Astute have been collaborating with Defence primes to become the partner of choice.
An AS9120, ISO9001 and SC21 approved supplier.
Design – Fulfilment - Support
Capabilities: Connectors; Fasteners; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; Engineering; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Aftermarket support (MRO); Distribution; Project management; Design; Electrical components; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Logistics; Outsourcing; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Bearings; Seals,mounts,rings; Springs; Lubricants & solvents; AS,EN9120; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Actuators; Generators; Motors; Sensors; Fans and blowers; Labelling systems and services; Batteries; Computer components; Filters; ISO 9002; Wires and wiring; AS 9200; Connectors electrical; Plastics and plastic coated components; Electromagnetic compatibility; Engineering and mechanical; Hardware design; Quality,reliability; Capacitors; Control panels; Fuses; Switches and switchgear; Stock control; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Availability services; Facilities management; Audio communication; Alternators; Accessories; Inverters; Lamps; Pumps; Tubes; Compressors; Electrical components; Microwave components; Electric power supply equipment; Converters; Electronic engineering equipment; Tools; Calibration devices; Printed circuits; RF components and sub systems; Circuit boards; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Fault diagnosis equipment; Materials testing; Optical test equipment; Displays; Monitoring; EMC,Tempest products; Webbing; Vibration mountings; Defence management, acquisition, marketing training courses; CBRN consultancy; Spares agency,parts supply; Leadership training courses; Amplifiers; Microprocessors; Plugs and sockets; Solenoids; Decoys; Gyroscopes; Ship stabilization equipment; Digital receivers; Integrated circuits; Resistors; Tape; High voltage equipment; Action data; Transponders; Couplings; Propellants; Power conversion machinery; Distance measuring equipment; Dessicants; Lifts; Valves; Winches; Ladders,staging equipment; Barcode systems,equipment; Sound suppression equipment; Procurement consultancy; Life cycle costing; Managed services; Obsolescence management; Warning lights; EMC,Tempest design; Tagging systems asset,vehicle; Business process automation; Battery charging systems,equipment; Specialist covert lighting; Ruggedised products; Digital signal processing; Light bars; Installation design, intergration,certification; Uninterruptable power supplies; Modems; Monitors; Ultra-violet detection lighting; Searchlights
Leaders in the supply and manufacture of high precision, close toleranced machined components and assemblies in metals and plastic including composite materials for the aerospace and defence industry.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; Aircraft components; Connectors; Fasteners; AS 9100; Customer approved; Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Alloys; Metals; Speciality metals; OEM Approved; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Composite materials; ISO 14001; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Bearings; Seals,mounts,rings; Sensors; Ground equipment; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Couplings; Release mechanisms; Landing Gear; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
A specialist Electronic Manufacturing Service provider. design, manufacture, test of high technology, high mix, low to medium volume, complex, defence and aerospace electronic products where product quality and reliability is most important. Adopting lean manufacturing concepts including autonomous cellular manufacturing cells equipped with the latest surface mount equipment , through hole and box build technology with shared resources in design, microelectronics and conformal coat. Design activities include concept to prototype development and Design for Manufacturing services. The micro-assembly facility is a class 10,000 cleanroom for bare die attach, wire bonding and skilled integration processes for RF and microwave frequency products. Obsolescence Management service and a well defined strategy preventing counterfeit devices being accepted. Quality system aligned to specific needs of aerospace, defence and high reliability industries. Accredited to BS EN (AS)9100 including ISO9001:2001 and workmanship standards to IPC A 610 Class 3 and J.STD-001 Class 3. SC21 Silver Award winner.
Since being founded in 1956, Beagle Technology Group has been involved with the development and support of many major programmes across all market sectors and has invested heavily in incorporating technology across the business. Our expertise lies in the creation of value added niche engineering from concept to supply.
Beagle Technology Group designs and manufactures metallic and composite parts and structures, as well as highly finished components for the Aerospace, Marine and Defence markets.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; CAA approved; Customer approved; EASA approved; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; Surface engineering; Logistics; Test facilities; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Training consultancy; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 14001; Cockpit systems,equipment; Lubricants & solvents; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Plating; Treatment; Doors; Fans and blowers; Testing,certification; IPC 610 Class 1; EFQM; ISO registered; Forming; NADCAP; UAV systems; Signature reduction equipment,systems; NAMAS; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Weapons storage; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Spares agency,parts supply; Ship,boat builders
BeaverFit is the leading proponent of the functional fitness movement. By listening to the operational demands of the Military, it became clear that there was a need for front-line strength and conditioning products that could be easily transported and erected anywhere in the world. The FOB Locker and Tactical Gym Box were designed to cater for the multi-faceted needs of troops in a remote theatre environment, both of which can be fully integrated with our Functional Training Rigs making BeaverFit the world leader in deployable fitness equipment.
BeaverFit have a solid reputation for innovation as we design and manufacture all equipment ourselves in our UK facility, using S355 (5mm) High Tensile British Steel.
BeaverFit proudly supplies the British Forces, including the Army, RAF, Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Special Forces, and last year supplied over 100 FOB Lockers for the US Marines, US Navy and Navy SEALS. We are generating significant interest from Militaries across Europe, Middle East, as well as Asia and the Pacific Region.
We design military-specific equipment that can be deployed overseas, and used in the most remote locations. We ensure our equipment is safe to be air freighted (we now have UK Armed Forces ‘Air Portable’ status on our front-line equipment) and moved without the danger of damage, in a simple and easy-to-use way.
Bray Plastics are a ISO9001 UKAS certificated plastic and metal fabricator who specialise in the design of engineered plastic assemblies and components; CNC machined, lasered, formed, cast, fabricated, injection moulded, 3D printed etc. to customer specifications.
Our expertise developed over the decades means we provide our customers with value-added solutions. Using our knowledge and experience means we are adept at providing design solutions to cater for hazardous and demanding environments including radiation and blast shielding.
Examples of our MOD projects include:
- Pressure plates for armoured vehicle recovery trucks
- Shaped charge explosive housings for bomb disposal
- Custom munitions cases for the Special Forces
- Pilot knee mount for fast jet and helicopter crews
- Screen housings for communication equipment
We provide a wide range of services, covering every stage of the production process.
From concept to testing, we offer advice, prototyping, tooling and production of one-offs to medium production runs.
Capabilities: UAV; Aircraft components; Mechanical components; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Communication systems,equipment; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; Composite materials; Navigation systems,equipment; Sensors; Plating; Rubber; Forming; Cabinets; Containers; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Sonar equipment,systems; Intercommunication equipment; Instrumentation equipment; Night observation systems,equipment; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Laser systems,components; Surveillance systems,equipment; Armoured protection components; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Combat engineering equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Nuclear engineering equipment; Calibration devices; Radar systems,equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Displays; Detection systems,equipment; Fire protection,prevention; Explosive ordnance disposal systems,equipment; Blast protection; Vibration mountings; Corrosion inhibition,treatment; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Bomb,blast,explosion suppression devices; Cladding protection and deception equipment; Decoys; Pressure control components; Telephone systems,equipment; Noise control equipment; Mechanical equipment; Specialist; Sound location equipment; Couplings; Radiation monitoring systems,equipment; Alarm systems,equipment; Geophysical survey equipment; Cathodic protection equipment; Ultra sonic equipment; Telescopic mountings; Cases; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Mounted lighting; Jamming equipment; Ruggedised products; Ruggedised; ISO container design; Radio,video carrying systems; Speech analysis,recognition systems,equipment; Enhancements systems,equipment; General
Caparo Accles and Pollock are part of the global and diverse Caparo Group of Companies.
Manufactures of precision manipulated and coiled tube assemblies for high integrity applications in sectors such as; power generation, aerospace, scientific, marine, oil and gas.
Diameters range from ? to 8 in materials such as Stainless Steel, High Alloy Steels, Titanium, Aluminium and Inconel.
Main products include rigid and flexible pipes, aerospace ducts, tube coils, convoluted tube and bespoke tubular products supplied with full product traceability.
Capabilities include: CNC multi-stack tube bending facilities integrated with non contact co-ordinate measuring equipment. End forming. The latest technology manual, automated and laser welding housed in a class 10000 clean room. Brazing. Super cleaning processes including ultra-sonic cleaning. NDT facilities including: radiography, fluorescent penetrant inspection and magnetic particle inspection (CTT).
Caparo Accles and Pollock hold approvals such as AS9100, NADCAP, ISO9001, TS16949 and numerous customer approvals including Rolls Royce.
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
Currently employing some 100 skilled engineers, sheet metal technicians and welding specialists, Chinn is one of the UK’s most technically advanced assembly manufacturers, specialising in low volume, complex components and precision machined lightweight structures for the aerospace, marine and engineering industries.
The company can produce structural and turned components up to the largest sizes required by its customers as well as large scale aluminium, stainless steel, titanium and rare alloy assemblies. Fully conversant with the latest reverse engineering techniques. Chinn also works with customers to provide quality assured repair and overhaul services.