Manufacture in South East
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ADEPT-NX Ltd is a portfolio company able to provide the services of non-executive directors to SME businesses looking to develop in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. Operating Boards find it invaluable to have the assistance of an experienced non-exec with the ability to offer objectivity and provide a different perspective on all aspects of their business. In addition ADEPT- NX Ltd can undertake projects such as market research, strategies for sales and business expansion and drive strategy implementation. Dick Martin, ADEPT-NX's MD has over 25 years experience in the A&D industry at board level and is a member of the Aerospace Members Committee, SC21 Steering Group, AGP Supply Chain Working Group, Finance Forum, and the Skills and Job Retention Group Governance Board (SJRG). He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and is a Chartered Director.
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
The E-T-A group of companies, which was founded in 1948, manufacturers a wide range of circuit breakers for component, equipment and systems protection. E-T-A high performance circuit breakers are specially designed for use in hostile environments and technically challenging applications where size and weight considerations should not be allowed to compromise optimum performance. These types encompass a range of current ratings from 0.1amp to 500 amps and are widely specified to protect the electrical systems of aircraft (fixed wing and helicopters, military and civil), ground equipment, hovercraft, fighting and support vehicles, pleasure and work boats, defence systems and many industrial installations with rigid performance and environmental requirements. Major approvals/listings include CAA (A1 Primary Company and Component Approval), fighting vehicle numbers, DefStan 59-59, UL 1500 (explosion tested), Panavia. ISO9000.
EDO MBM Technology Ltd is a centre of excellence for all Air Weapon Carriage, Release & Interfacing. It has a pedigree of over 40 years and specialist capabilities in:- • weapon Carriage, Release and Ejection Equipment supply • pylon electrical, electronic and mechanical Interface, Arming & Actuation Ancillary Systems supply • on-weapon Suspension and Interface Equipment supply • Conceptual Design, Development and Prototyping Service provider to aircraft and weapon primes [for store/ platform integration and interfacing] • Problem Resolution Service provider to defence organisations [for rapid capability enhancements and in-service operational issues] • Technical Services provider to UK MoD. EDO MBM’s key competencies include:- • design, development and prototyping • validation • flight/ mission critical safety analysis & systems integration • qualification, certification, air platform integration • specialist manufacturing • in-service support.
Racal Acoustics, acquired in 2008 by Aerospace and Defence manufacturing specialist Esterline and now part of its Control and Communication Systems platform, is a world leader in hearing protection and acoustics solutions. Racal Acoustics serves over 80 countries worldwide and 110 branches of Armed Forces. Racal Acoustics has 110 employees, based in the headquarters in Harrow. Racal Acoustics has maintained its position as a world leader in military acoustics through a combination of factors:
Working together with customers in developing innovative products that meet the demanding needs of frontline personnel.
Understanding their communications requirements, and the environments they have to operate and survive in.
The incorporation of the latest technological advancements into the product design to deliver state-of-the-art optimum performance, combined with extensive functionality.
Augmenting the product range with innovative improvements, designed to answer ever-changing and increasingly demanding operational needs
Guartel Technologies Ltd is an established company which has built it's reputation on the design, development and manufacture of high quality, professional metal, mine and cable detection equipment and supply of bespoke CIED/EOD systems including training.The company’s products are currently in-service with police forces, security services, NGOs, the UK MoD, NATO and other military forces world-wide. In recent years, the company has expanded both its’ product range and overall R&D capability.
The global Swiss company HUBER+SUHNER develops and manufactures components and system solutions for electrical and optical transportation of data and energy. The company serves customers in the Communication, Transportation and Industrial markets with cables, connectors, cable systems, antennas and other passive components relying on its expertise in radio frequency, fiber optics and low frequency technologies. The products stand out due to their exceptional quality, reliability and durability – even under harsh environmental conditions. HUBER+SUHNER maintains close relationships with its customers in more than 60 countries as the result of its global production network, own group companies and sales offices, as well as numerous distributors. The company captures promising markets with its ground-breaking developments.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; De-icing equipment; Airframes; Aircraft components; Connectors; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Distribution; Project management; Design; Communication systems,equipment; Aerospace consultancy; Electrical components; Optical Fibres; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Logistics; Outsourcing; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Defence systems; Fire control systems,equipment; Security systems; Seals,mounts,rings; Springs; Lubricants & solvents; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Actuators; Temperature control equipment; Motors; Sensors; Plating; Ground support systems; Fans and blowers; Payloads; Stabilisers,stabilisation equipment; Test equipment; Optical systems,equipment,components; Forming; UAV systems; Filters; Wires and wiring; Ground equipment; Cabinets; Connectors electrical; Electromagnetic compatibility; Precision machinery and components; Rubber mouldings components; Stampings; Engineering and mechanical; Data communication; Data network; Land systems; Operational requirements; Post design services; Quality,reliability; Control panels; Switches and switchgear; Packaging equipment,materials; Racks,racking; Packaging components and equipment; Aerials,antenna; Radio control systems; Sonar equipment,systems; Mine clearance systems; Processing systems,equipment; Communications test equipment; Operational systems; Information systems,technology consultancy; Boat communications; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; Alternators; Headphones,headsets; Instrumentation equipment; Inverters; Pumps; Tubes; Accumulators; Aircrew survival equipment; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Underwater equipment; Tracking equipment; Air traffic control; Laser systems,components; Network enabled capability; Robots and robotics equipment; Test beds,rigs; Command,control systems; Electrical components; Electro optical equipment and engineering; Armoured protection components; Bridging systems; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Encryption systems,equipment,services; Microwave components; Combat engineering equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Converters; Electronic engineering equipment; Frequency changers; Tools; Calibration devices; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Radar systems,equipment; Circuit boards; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Inspection equipment; Optical test equipment; Fire resistant materials; Telemetry equipment; Monitoring; EMC,Tempest products; Anti-vibration materials and manufacture; Seats and seating systems; Nanotechnology; Vibration mountings; Workshops and equipment; Spares agency,parts supply; Maritime security; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Servo systems and components; Fibre optic equipment; Plugs and sockets; Semi conductors; Decoys; Gyroscopes; Pressure control components; Shock protection equipment; Telephone systems,equipment; Digital receivers; Survival equipment; Noise control equipment; Transmissions; Integrated circuits; Resistors; Tape; Field hospital equipment; Transponders; Couplings; Radiography equipment and components; Fire,smoke detection,alarm equipment; Propellants; Distance measuring equipment; Release mechanisms; Gauges; Signalling equipment visual; Geophysical survey equipment; Dessicants; Cathodic protection equipment; Winches; Flow meters; Anemometers; Meteorological equipment; Sound suppression equipment; Retransmission equipment; Telescopic mountings; Dispatch management; Network management systems; Managed services; Systems engineering; Branded goods; Mirrors; EMC,Tempest design; Jamming equipment; Communication installation,integration; GSM mobile phone detectors; Emergency lighting,power systems,equipment; TETRA systems,equipment; Safety harness; Anti-counterfeiting systems,equipment; Imaging systems,equipment; Traffic control systems,equipment; Ruggedised products; Digital signal processing; Facsimilie systems,equipment; Control desks,consoles; Scramblers; Giftware; Transporter transceiver equipment; Test Capabiltiy; Landing Gear; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
With a long history of offshore PCB logistical expertise, Kestrel International Circuits is the safe and secure value adding supplier of choice, for economically priced PCB product. Kestrel supplies Single Sided, PTH, Multilayer, Flex and Flex Rigid PCBs from high quality China based manufacturing facilities with a full range of capabilities and quality accreditations including ISO9001, TS16949, ISO14001 and UL. Kestrels ISO 9001 customer centre in Lancing West Sussex provides service, engineering, quality and logistic support for a wide range of customers and market sectors globally. Kestrel service and logistics centres in Hong Kong and Shenzhen ensure that customer requirements are proactively managed. Kestrel International Circuits is a Merlin PCB Group company, one of Europes leading circuit board manufacturing groups.
With an installed base of more than 50,000 systems, L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) is trusted by customers around the globe to safeguard their citizens, commerce and critical infrastructure. On the forefront of threat detection technology, L-3 provides innovative systems with the flexibility, accuracy, speed and reliability needed across the spectrum of complex and demanding security applications. Whether securing passenger terminals, air, land and sea cargo, borders, or facilities ranging from embassies to courthouses, prisons and commercial buildings, L-3 has a screening system to meet the need. L-3 SDS is a division of L-3 Communications, a Fortune 150 global leader in high-technology aerospace, defense and homeland security and safety systems, products and services. In 2010, L-3 Communications reported annual sales of $15.7 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide.
Lymington Precision Engineers (LPE) was founded in 1980. The company has continually expanded and now occupies a 92,000 sq ft facility. The company specialises in manufacture, inspection and supply of precision engineered products. Additional capabilities include circumferential welding, tig welding, kitting, fabrication, pressure testing, assembly, EDM and project management for the telecommunications, oil & gas, defence, space, marine and nuclear industries. The culture of the company is to exceed customer expectations utilising a highly skilled and committed workforce. Our in-house production engineering capability, uses state of the art equipment to generate all CNC & CMM programs. Fixtures and tooling are designed then manufactured in our tool room to support the rapid launch of new products to the manufacturing facility.
At MEP we focus on delivering high quality components within tight timescales. We specialise in the manufacture of complex metal and plastic parts. Our focus on quality and on-time delivery has led MEP to win multiple awards, and become the preferred supplier for some of the largest global aerospace and defence companies. MEP provides expert knowledge and resources to meet both the demands of your product performance, and the ability to manufacture to your requirements. We have extensive manufacturing capabilities allowing us to deliver complex machined parts to multi part assemblies and plastic moulded parts, all delivered in an AS9100 and ISO14001 environment. For over 40 years we have provided services to both the military and commercial sectors of the Aerospace and Defence market. Our reputation is built on delivering our commitments and providing uncompromising customer satisfaction
Established in 1972, MS Instruments specialise in the design and manufacture of live-fire training systems and ballistic instrumentation.
We conduct ammunition, weapon and ballistic material testing at our dedicated, secure range and test facility in Devizes. We also design and manufacture flexible, easy to use and easy to configure live-fire training systems to meet the needs of the military and police forces around the world. Our wealth of experience and expertise in the ballistics field means that we can design and fully equip your range, whether indoor or outdoor, from scratch or simply upgrading your current facilities. As well as our ballistic instrumentation and training systems, we also offer the NIMBUS Non-Lethal Covert Vehicle Protection System. We place great emphasis on meeting our clients needs and providing complete solutions, supporting our equipment throughout its service life and beyond.
Capabilities: Manufacture; Electrical components; ISO 9001; Test facilities; Training consultancy; Defence systems; Test equipment; Management systems; Engineering and maintenance training courses; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Data recorders; Processing systems,equipment; Electronic test equipment; Software design; Instrumentation equipment; Recording systems,equipment; Training simulation; Electro optical equipment and engineering; Guided weapon systems,equipment; Armoured protection components; Converters; Electronic engineering equipment; Non-destructive testing equipment; Optical test equipment; Air defence simulation; Telemetry equipment; Computers; Blast protection; Configuration management; Programme,integrator prime contractorship; Meteorological equipment; Ballistic helmets testing; Ballistics instrumentation; Homeland security; Police training; Anti-riot equipment; Security; Covert systems,equipment; Forensic services; Anti-riot; Weapons training; Forensic science equipment; Forensic science consultancy; Measuring systems,equipment; Ruggedised products; Defensive tactics training; Ammunition drill training
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
When commercial realities demand that more and more is delivered for less and less and trading pressures dictate that time to completion is squeezed to the minimum, you need to be sure that your chosen partner has both the enterprise and the expertise to deliver without exposing you to unnecessary risk.
With a comprehensive, all under one roof, design to manufacture capability (including our own in-house CAD studios and Test Facilities), a refreshingly straightforward approach to working relationships and a pool of expert, experienced professionals, we have an established track record of delivering high quality engineering solutions across the full spectrum of manufacturing methods.
Our internal quality and environmental management processes are underpinned by our AS9100 revision D and ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications to give you the assurance that you can be entirely confident in the products and services we provide. Additionally, to measure our internal systems and processes against the best we have become an active participant in the Sellafield Supply Chain Coalition program whereby we are measured against those members of its supply chain that are deemed to be world class.
As experienced project managers, we understand the significant amounts of time and resources needed to keep control of a project serviced by a variety of individual suppliers. We offer a single source of supply from design to manufacture, taking away the hassle and leaving you free to concentrate on your core business. Using all our expertise and experience to ensure that each phase of the project is completed on time, within budget and the required quality.
Our in-house capabilities include:
- Design and Development
- Stress and Aerodynamic Analysis
- Metal Finishing
Capabilities: Mechanical components; AS 9100; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; ISO 9001; Test facilities; Research & development; ISO 14001; ISO 9001:2003; Weapon systems; Supply chain management; Plating; Treatment; Paint; Ground equipment; Cabinets; Containers; Effluent water treating equipment; Pressing; Engineering and mechanical; Hazard analysis; Mathematical modelling; Post design services; Safety analysis; Stress analysis; Packaging equipment,materials; Aircraft armament; Bomb carriers; Weapons storage; CBRN agent protection; Trials management; Guided weapon systems,equipment; Tools; Equipment bags; Detection systems,equipment; Fuzing; CBRN equipment; CBRN consultancy; Storage equipment; Manuals; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Programme,integrator prime contractorship; Publications; Weapon carriage; Winches; Support services; Cases; Weapons training; CBRN services; Ruggedised; Ordnance,munitions consultancy; Safety engineering; General
Printed Motor Works are a UK manufacturer of compact electric motors and motor gearboxes providing complete solutions for motion control applications. We are a world leader in the design and manufacture of compact brushed and brushless DC electric motors for the aerospace and defence markets. Our motors and motor gearboxes are currently employed on a variety of defence applications from CBRN air filtration to in-wheel motors for military vehicles. We focus on three strategic areas:
Brushless Pancake Motors offering an extremely compact and powerful DC electric motor design using either external rotor or internal rotor designs.
Brushed Pancake Motors offering rapid stop-start, zero cogging, low inductance, precise electronic motor control and a slim, axially flat profile.
In-Wheel Motors for the marine, aerospace & defence, heavy industrial and commercial specialist vehicle markets.
All our motors and motor gearboxes can be tailored to meet your exact specification.
Capabilities: Engineering; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Electrical components; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Generators; Motors; Engineering and mechanical; Firearms training; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Remote control vehicle equipment