Metals in South East
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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
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
ATS UK Ltd, is a world class Toolmaker, based on two sites in Kent. At ATS we specialise in taking concepts and bespoke products, through from design to manufacture.
We manufacture all types of tooling, including manufacturing jigs, inspection fixtures, all types of hand/machine tooling and both plastic injection and compression mould tools.
Our Folkstone facility houses a 17,000 sq.ft. dedicated tool room, utilising the latest in 5 axis CNC machinery. Supporting the mould tool manufacture is a 18,000 sq.ft. moulding shop. Where most moulding facilities look at mass volume, we at ATS specialise in low volume complex parts, in both single and two shot mouldings. Supporting this activity, we offer a low cost option through our management team based in the far East.
The group HQ is at Maidstone, where our team of highly skilled engineers, design, manufacture and commission all levels of tooling. We assess the customers requirements and develop tooling and concepts to improve their production needs.
At Maidstone we also complete mock ups, relating to both car and aircraft interiors. Our team of design engineers and pattern makers provide expertise in first and business class interiors, including galley's and cabins.
Other activities include workstations for multi process turn key solutions, functions including robotic assembly, vacuum forming, edge wrapping, component integration etc.
Capabilities: Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Metals; ISO 9001; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General
With a history stretching back to the 1980s, Evans Shims & Gaskets have always manufactured to the highest standards, supplying gaskets, shims, insulating materials, RFI shields and much, much more to numerous industries within the UK and internationally for over 30 years.
Over those 30 years however we have never stopped evolving; Evans Shims & Gaskets now supplies parts and materials to some of the best known companies in the world. Our products can be found in anything from satellites and oil rigs to DJ equipment and electric motors.
Located on the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire, our facility houses purpose built office space and modern manufacturing areas incorporating the latest laser cutting and etching machines, digital bladed cutting machines, high volume tooled cutting systems, and conventional tooled cutting equipment. This means accuracy is assured for all parts produced.
We understand that manufacturing critical components able to withstand extreme temperatures and/or pressures requires not just the highest levels of precision manufacturing but traceability, certifications and collaboration with you.
Our technical sales team are able to deal with any questions you have and can provide advice and support with material specifications, manufacturing, and the requirements of your project.
Towards the future we will continue to ensure we remain at the forefront of manufacturing, responding to the changing needs of our customers and the ongoing development of new technologies and materials.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Aircraft components; Fasteners; Mechanical components; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Communication systems,equipment; Electrical components; Drives,transmission; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 9001:2003; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fire control systems,equipment; Navigation systems,equipment; Seals,mounts,rings; Adhesives; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Warning systems; Certification,regulation; Optical systems,equipment,components; Rubber; ISO registered; Forming; Batteries; Computer components; Entertainment system; Ground equipment; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Pressing; Anti-static materials; Periscopes; Night observation systems,equipment; Surveillance systems,equipment; Command,control systems; Electrical components; Borescopes,fibrescopes; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Marine engineering equipment; Electric power supply equipment; Electric vehicles and components; Nuclear engineering equipment; RF components and sub systems; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Detection systems,equipment; Fire resistant materials; CBRN equipment; Anti-vibration materials and manufacture; Remote control vehicle equipment; Microphones,broadcast equipment; Medical equipment; Telescopes; Tape; Radiation monitoring systems,equipment; Television equipment and engineering; Alarm systems,equipment; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Electronic monitoring systems; Endoscopes; Cameras systems,equipment; Battery charging systems,equipment; Imaging systems,equipment; Measuring systems,equipment; Portable alarm systems,equipment; Transporter transceiver equipment; Landing Gear; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General; Engines
Force Development Services (FDS) Limited is a leading UK SME and specialist manufacturer of Deployable, Lightweight, Modular Armour solutions for Ballistic and Blast Protection, and for manufacturing of Specialist Laddering and Entry Systems to enable rapid extraction, intervention and protection of Military, Security and Civilian personnel and are used by Defence and Law Enforcement agencies worldwide. FDS also provides conversion services for land vehicles and platforms required for specialist operations. FDS Capabilities also include training services for civil aerospace operations and training & simulator hardware systems and equipment for the defence and civil sectors.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Composite materials; Weapon systems; Warning systems; Windscreen systems; Wheels; Plating; Rubber; Plastics and plastic coated components; Electromagnetic compatibility; Pressing; Structural engineering; Tank,track vehicles and components; Aircraft armament; Construction,civil engineering; Night observation systems,equipment; Systems integration; Alarm detection; Cannon; Guns and gun equipment; Sighting systems,equipment; Armoured; Guided weapon systems,equipment; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Anti submarine; Fire resistant materials; Fire protection,prevention; Modular,portable buildings; Workshops and equipment; Timbers,wood; Protective construction design; Fencing; Chaff,chaff dispensers; Welding equipment; De-humidifiers; Mechanical equipment; Mines and mine warfare equipment; Deception equipment; Anti ship,air; Alarm systems,equipment; Ladders,staging equipment; Muzzle velocity measuring equipment; Ballistics instrumentation; Airport,port,transport security; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Perimeter protection,security; Electronic monitoring systems; Armour; Mounted lighting; Security; Covert systems,equipment; Communications; Command,control vehicles; Location,tracking sytems; Break glass detection systems,equipment; Air conditioning systems; Fire fighting vehicles; Grilles,shutters
Hempel Special Metals ltd stands for over 50 years of experience with high performance materials.
We offer a broad based selection of stock including Titanium and Nickel Alloys in all semi finished / finished forms, sawing, laser and plasma cutting is available. Tailored packages are also available.
Approvals Include: AS/EN9120, Agusta Westand Helicopters, ISO9001 -2010
Peli-Hardigg Advanced Case Solutions with more than 500 sizes, Peli-Hardigg Technical Packaging division designs and manufactures reusable shipping and storage cases and containers for Weapons, Missiles, Aero Engines and spares meeting the most extreme operating conditions. An experienced team of over 30 engineers and technicians meet customer specifications and anticipate deployment conditions. Peli has tapped into over 30 years of customisation experience and a business model that executes on the promise whatever the customer wants. Rack Mount Cases, lightweight, compact cases offer protection for hard drives and servers and boast significantly better shock performance than the competition. Specialty products are well engineered portable workspace solutions. These include portable desks and storage chests to keep all your supplies safe and organised. Peli Products the Europe, Middle East and Africa Headquarters of Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; AS 9100; Engineering; Machining; Manufacture; Communication systems,equipment; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Drives,transmission; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Metals; Arresting,stopping systems,equipment; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Weapon systems; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Propulsion control systems; Steering systems; Actuators; Precision machinery and components; Engineering and mechanical; Tubes; Accumulators; Valves
Phoenix Tooling Ltd was established in 1971 to fill the need for a precision engineering company manufacturing quality components and tooling to customer requirements.
It has expanded to its present strength of manpower and machinery to meet the ever growing needs of its customers and has become one of the foremost precision engineering companies in the South East.
In 1985 Phoenix Tooling moved to purpose-built accommodation on the prestigious Gillingham Business Park close to junction 4 of the M2. This site affords some 900 square metres of light and clean machine shop area with separate modern offices.
The environment is conducive to the high technology work undertaken by the company, and clients are always welcome.
Phoenix Tooling has signed a partnership agreement with UYGUR Ltd. UYGUR Ltd is a leader company in precision machining service to aerospace and defence industries in its market.
Through this partnership, a reliable AS9100 Quality Management System Certified supplier with 70 CNC machines (twenty-two 5-axis machines), with the capability of 5-axis simultaneous machining up to 4,2 meters is formed.
Capabilities: Airframes; Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Metals; Speciality metals; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Optical systems,equipment,components; Guns and gun equipment; Sighting systems,equipment
Progressive Technology is a subcontract CNC machining specialist, based in Berkshire, UK. Our continued growth is driven by producing precision components within incredibly short lead times.
Progressive Technology is justifiably proud of a reputation built on quality and speed.
Established over 40 years ago, Progressive Technology has been, and remains committed to continually invest in plant and equipment. Remaining at the forefront of advanced engineering production techniques, manufacturing software and state-of-the-art machine tools is one of our guiding principles. This enables our highly skilled workforce to manufacture bespoke complex precision machined components for a broad spectrum of industries, including: Motorsport, Aerospace Medical, Defence and many others.
This ensures that the journey from drawing to manufacture and final inspection is seamless.
Capabilities: Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Composite materials; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Actuators; Optical systems,equipment,components; ISO 2000; Laser systems,components; Tensile,compression testing; Exhaust system equipment; Mechanical equipment; Location,tracking sytems; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms)
Our company was incorporated in 1990 and as a result of a merger in February 2008 was renamed SWL Rope, Lifting & Testing Ltd. We have since acquired another business Lloyds Beal Site Services Ltd which is 220 years old, and formed another company Lloyds Ship Safety Services Ltd. We are one of the largest independent companies of our type in the UK. SWL are Lloyds accredited to ISO 9011:2008
SWL offer hire and sales of a full range of Lifting, Rigging, Chandlery, Manual Handling and Height safety equipment. We repair and test hydraulic equipment and we offer Destructive and NDT testing. We design, manufacture and install height safety systems. We are approved by Bureau Veritas to inspect and renew ships LSA equipment. We can test upto 700t on site and upto 100t in-house for both compression and tensile testing.
Tadley Engineering is an AS9100 certified, mechanical engineering company specialising in design, high precision machining, sheet metal fabrication, coded welding, powder coating, wet painting and an ISO level 7 clean room for electromechanical assembly. With over 26 years experience in supplying a wide and diverse section of industry, our products range from enclosures for electronics to racking and storage systems to specialist machined components and projectiles. Our continuing progress is based on maintaining high investment in advanced manufacturing equipment and CAD software that brings the latest Amada and Mazak range of machines capable of supporting complex machining and fabrication. We have the ability to offer a start to finish service for all our clients.
TEK Military Seating offers OEM tried and tested vehicle seating (Manufactured in the UK) which includes drivers, commanders, gunners, turret, loaders and crew with suspension, pedestal, sledge, runner, riser and plinth options. Blast attenuation seating, which is adjustable and reusable, also available, plus blast floor matting and universal vehicle stowage. ProTEK® military vehicle seating has been developed to offer unrivalled quality, functionality and modularity across most types of military vehicle (both Legacy and new build) utilising proven components which are either COTS (Commercial off the shelf) or MOTS (Modified off the shelf) - the benefit to the customer is that these seats can be produced quickly and that all the components have been tested and conform to current safety and military standards such as Stanag 4569 blast attenuation and Stanag 25-9 conforming seat restraints. TEK is a global supplier offering innovative, cost effective products supported through the life of thier use. TEK operates quality systems ISO 9001-2015, ISO14001 and our own complimentary manufacturing quality system targeted at zero defects, which is based at a new state of the art production falcility in Reasby near Leicester.
Vehicle Seating is our core product and has been for almost 40 years, we offer an extensive range of Driver, Commander, Crew, Turret, Loader seating along with Light weight Mesh for open top vehicle, most of which have Stanag 4569 AEP55 Vol 2 Blast attenuation options.
Capabilities: Fasteners; Mechanical components; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Project management; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; ISO 9001; OEM Approved; OH SAS 18001:1999; TickIT; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Research & development; Composite materials; ISO 14001; ISO 9001:2003; Seals,mounts,rings; Adhesives; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Plating; Ground support systems; Testing,certification; Rubber; ISO registered; Forming; Indicating,recording systems; UK Anticorruption Forum; TCCA; Plastics and plastic coated components; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Tank,track vehicles and components; Land systems; Hazard analysis; Mathematical modelling; Post design services; Quality,reliability; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Stress analysis; Packaging equipment,materials; Anti-static materials; Weapons storage; Accessories; Helmets; Vibration analysis and testing; Vehicle testing; Personal protective equipment; Cannon; Guns and gun equipment; Ballistic testing; Training simulation; Amphibious; Armoured; Armoured protection components; Combat engineering equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Air combat simulation; Cloth manufacturers; Explosive ordnance disposal systems,equipment; Army training courses; Anti-vibration materials and manufacture; Blast protection; Technical textiles; Webbing; Seats and seating systems; Nanotechnology; Vibration mountings; Storage tanks; Casualty Evacuation; Storage equipment; Cladding protection and deception equipment; Shock protection equipment; Noise control equipment; Mechanical equipment; Trailers; Ambulance; Goods vehicles,logistics; Specialist; Weapon carriage; Deck equipment; Sound suppression equipment; Branded goods; Security; Command,control vehicles; Safety harness; Automated threat identification systems; Visual marking systems; Physical security; Installations; Ruggedised; Assurance systems; Embroidery; Safety engineering; Hazard detection systems,equipment; Installation design, intergration,certification; Printing; Vibration,shock isolation systems; Rough terrain; Bus,coach; Fire fighting vehicles
Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, and manufacturing services to deliver energy efficient performance to the motorsport, automotive, defence and healthcare sectors.
Working in close collaboration with its customers, Williams Advanced Engineering helps meet the engineering challenges of the 21st century, with its expertise in electrification, aero and thermodynamics, advanced lightweight materials and vehicle integration.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Electrical components; Drives,transmission; Engine components; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Metals; Speciality metals; Surface engineering; Outsourcing; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Test facilities; Electronic technology; Research & development; Composite materials; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fire control systems,equipment; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Heat exchangers; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Steering systems; Generators; Motors; Computer components; Solar arrays; AS 9200; Cabinets; Pressing; Engineering and mechanical; Management,organisation; Data communication; Tank,track vehicles and components; Land systems; Operational requirements; Failure mode analysis; Hardware design; Mathematical modelling; Post design services; Software modelling; Stress analysis; Systems analysis; Aircraft armament; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Graphic design; Cost analysis,management systems; Operational systems; Contract pricing,negotiating,bidding; Software design; Test beds,rigs; Alarm detection; Firearms training; Electric vehicles and components; Frequency changers; Calibration devices; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Grit blasting; Optical test equipment; Maintenance simulation; Air sea rescue; Infantry simulation; Army training courses; Driving training; Firearms simulation; Vessel traffic management; Leadership training courses; Remote control vehicle equipment; Heating systems; Printing; Integrated circuits; Synchros; Defence acquisition and support systems; Action data; Systems engineering; Security; Battery charging systems,equipment; Ruggedised products; Automated data capture; Reliability analysis and testing; Sirens; Anti-theft systems,equipment; Promotional products; Test Capabiltiy; Landing Gear