Members in this Region
4c's explosive and highly effective approach to problem solving is underpinned by our people – a close knit team of highly motivated, enthusiastic and talented engineers, industrial designers and model-makers. Together, we've created unique working facilities and a bank of experience that enable us to rapidly iterate and deliver award-winning product designs and engineering outcomes.
4c Design have been adding value to businesses, by helping them manage innovation risk. We have recognised that it is not enough to simply design new products, but to really consider how the business will support these products and thrive as a result. What makes us unique is our rich background in various industries which allows us to apply ‘lateral thinking’ approach to problems. This can either be in a consultancy role or leading an innovation strategy from within your organisation.
We are the fastest growing R&D tax relief specialist in the UK, providing consultancy services to companies from £1m to £2bn across the full range of commerce and industry. We provide a unique blend of technological and business expertise to guide companies through the complexities of submitting claims to HMRC. We believe that companies get the best results by using people who actually understand the science of what they do. That’s why our analysts come from many scientific backgrounds enabling them to identify eligible activity and then translate very technical information into meaningful reports that are relevant to HMRC’s R&D guidelines. Working together with accountants, we find and maximise the client’s eligibility while accountants utilise its tax benefit. We always complement rather than compete. We have consistently found eligibility in processes in companies that have struggled to understand the legislation. We are proud to be different, and justifiably so – our approach has allowed us to make strong, successful claims for many companies who were previously advised that they were ineligible, or which had greatly underestimated the extent of their eligibility.
ACLAS Technics Ltd offers structural component support and other specialist Aviation services for multiple aircraft types, including ATR42/72, B737, B757, CASA295, RJ146 and A320 series.
The company is committed to providing the best quality solutions possible, tailored specifically for each individual client.
Aerossurance are aviation advisors based in Aberdeen, Scotland with worldwide experience across both fixed & rotary wing operations, onshore & offshore, civil & military.
Aerossurance’s highly qualified aviation advisors have extensive experience in aviation quality & safety, accident investigation & auditing, military & civil air operations, continuing airworthiness, aircraft evaluation & selection, aircraft design & certification, HUMS (Health & Usage Monitoring) / VHM (Vibration Health Monitoring), helidecks, human factors, safety culture & safety leadership development, training design & delivery, research and aviation regulation.
Our customers include:
- Companies in the oil & gas, renewable energy and mining sectors, among others, that need to contract for air services.
- Approved organisations, such as air operators, continuing airworthiness management organisations (CAMOs), maintenance organisations, design & production organisations.
- DE&S Project Teams, their customers and suppliers.
- Legal sector.
Typical recent Aerossurance advisory projects include:
- Management of Invitations To Tenders for aviation services & bidder evaluation
- Review / audit of fixed wing & helicopter operators and medevac providers for an IOGP member company
- Accident investigations and analysis of fatal air accidents
- Risk assessment to revise corporate aviation policies and develop aviation hazard bowties
- Assessing the safety benefit of developments in aircraft certification basis for an IOGP member company
- Assessment of the suitability of specific aircraft types and safety critical features
- Advising on survivability matters (including the response to CAA CAP1145)
- Unmanned Air System (UAS) / Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) regulation & implementation advice
- Market intelligence – identifying candidate suppliers
- Identifying competency requirements for air logistics personnel for an IOGP member company
- Facilitating error management workshops
- Procedural development projects
- Safety leadership development
- Developing & delivering Health & Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) / Vibration Health Monitoring (VHM) training
- Developing & delivering Military Registered Civil Owned Aircraft (MRCOA) training
Our aviation advisors are familiar with regulations & standards from:
- International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
- European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
- European Defence Agency (EDA)
- UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
- UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA)
- US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
- Transport Canada (TC)
- International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP)
- Oil & Gas UK (O&GUK)
- Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS)
- International Council for Business Aviation (IBAC) International Standard for Business Aviation Operations (IS-BAO)
- UK Defence Standardization (DStan)
- and other organisations worldwide.
Aerossurance’s aviation advisors have been directly involved with EASA, UK CAA, Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) & MAA rule making. We have also been involved in developing of standards by OGP & DStan.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Customer approved; EASA approved; Accreditation,Certification Services; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Logistics; Research & development; Training consultancy; Certification,regulation; Cargo handling; Human factors; Management,organisation; Operational requirements; Failure mode analysis; Hazard analysis; Post design services; Quality,reliability; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Air freight,charter; Transport sea,road,air; Health and safety consultancy; Education courses; Aircrew survival equipment; Trials management; Desalination equipment; Air sea rescue; Survival equipment; Hangars; Emergency preparedness,response; Support services; Procurement consultancy; Management systems; Crisis,disaster,emergency management; Emergency planning; Systems engineering; Forensic services; Forensic science consultancy; Assurance systems; Team building training; Hazard detection systems,equipment; Landing Gear
Air Service Training has been delivering pilot and engineer training to the worlds airlines, maintenance organization and military formations for over 85 years, and has an enviable reputation for high quality. The company is approved under the EASA Part 147 regulations to offer training and examinations to meet the requirements of the EASA Part 66 aircraft Maintenance licence in all A & B Categories
AST Won a Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015, and is IIP Gold accredited, and a CTP Preferred Supplier
Albacom is a well-established high technology company supplying the world's military and professional markets with its range of microwave and electronic components and sub-systems.Situated in Dundee, the Company's headquarters house all the corporate functions of marketing, finance, research, development, manufacturing and distribution.Albacom is one of a select number of companies worldwide who can design, test, manufacture and integrate TWT & TWTA in-house.Albacom TWT and TWTA find applications in on & off-board EW systems.Albacom offers a wide range of products and services:EW Systems travelling wave tubes travelling wave tube amplifiers backplanes connector systems high voltage power supplies waveguide components & subsystemsAlbacom has a wide-ranging capability in design, manufacture and distribution. The design group has expertise in:circuit design printed circuited board layout microwave design mechanical design thermal analysis environmental testing.The Company is certificated to BS EN ISO 9001, and is a contractor and sub-contractor to MOD (UK).
AstroAgency established itself as the first space focused marketing agency in the UK, providing innovative companies with brand building strategies to help them thrive in the new commercial space market.
Axon’ Cable is a vertically integrated manufacturer of wire, cable, connectors and cable assemblies. The company has comprehensive design and validation capabilities including 3D modelling, EMC simulation and test, and both plastic and metal 3D printing for advanced rapid prototyping.
Axon’ has long heritage in the Military, Aerospace and Space sectors, with particular strength in fluoropolymer insulated and flat cable constructions, complex Micro- and Nano-D harnessing, RF and EMI shielding and Mil-1553B databus looms. The company is expert in designing interconnect systems to meet challenging environments, including temperature extremes, high frequency and radiation, or to meet demanding physical requirements such as a tight space constraint or a long flex-life.
Axon’ has manufacturing bases in the UK, France, Latvia, Hungary, USA, Mexico, India and China, sales and design offices in a further 6 countries and a network of agents around the globe.
Brodies LLP is the largest commercial law firm in Scotland with an outstanding reputation for quality, innovation and client service. Our Aviation, Defence and Engineering Group provides a comprehensive range of specialist legal services to clients in those industries from aircraft finance to supply chain issues, from terms and conditions to export control and corporate advisory and transactional work. Members of the team have developed their in-depth knowledge and understanding of the sectors through lengthy periods of secondment with blue chip companies in the aviation and defence sectors; they bring practical experience, commercial acumen, and industry insight to the negotiating table. Brodies can offer the full service, critical expertise and additional support your business requires. Ranked in the top tier by legal directories, Brodies services key clients in areas such as technology, outsourcing, corporate and corporate finance, energy, banking/financial services, projects, employment, pensions, health and safety, litigation and real estate.
The Manufacturers UK SME of The Year & Manufacturer of The Year 2010 Castle Precision is a high performance machining supplier of complex parts and packages to leading multi-national companies in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. Our team of over 160 highly trained personnel operate an advanced, fully-computerised manufacturing facility based in Scotland. Castle's exceptional facilities, machinery, people and systems set it apart as a leader within the sub-contract machining sector. In recognition of this, Castle Precision was the first company based in Scotland to be awarded the Supply Chain 21st century (SC21) Bronze status as well as becoming The Manufacturer's - UK SME of the Year & overall Manufacturer of The Year 2010.
Celestica is dedicated to building solid partnerships and providing flexible solutions to enable our customers' success. We are adaptive and agile and help customers anticipate and prepare for unexpected changes.
Our talented global team is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions at the lowest total cost of ownership - enabling our customers to keep their commitments and stand out in their markets. Our expertise is in design and engineering, electronics manufacturing and supply chain management services. Our suite of solutions spans the entire product lifecycle - from design, through to delivery and after-market support.
By understanding the unique complexity of each customer's business, we develop customized solutions that drive product innovation, cost savings, supply chain efficiencies and improved time-to-market. We offer our customers an extremely efficient global network including 4 strategically located specialized centers of excellence focused on meeting our customers' needs for High Mix Low Volume programmes.
Denchi Power are a leading supplier of Lithium-ion batteries and chargers to the global defence and aerospace industry with over 15 years heritage in supplying products for military radios, vision systems, manned military vehicles, unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs), unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs). Although defence is our core market we also produce batteries for other high reliability markets including security, oil and gas and medical.
We work closely with our customers to ensure our products meet or exceed the tolerances and constraints set out by their demanding requirements. We take great pride in delivering robust products that will provide power in the harshest of environments.
Capabilities: Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Generators; Batteries; Electric power supply equipment; Portable power packs; Power conversion machinery; Battery charging systems,equipment; Uninterruptable power supplies
Galliford Try is a FTSE 250 business and one of the UK's leading housebuilding, regeneration and construction groups with revenues of £2.8 billion. We operate through three strong businesses: Construction & Investments, Linden Homes and Galliford Try Partnerships. We make an important contribution to meeting the demand for new homes in the private and affordable home sectors, regenerating neighbourhoods and working to improve the UK's built environment, delivering positive, lasting change for the communities we work in on behalf of our clients. Our company is founded on our values of excellence, passion, integrity and collaboration, and our vision is to be leaders in the construction of a sustainable future.
Established over a decade ago using mid-infrared LED technology, GSS design and manufacture a range of carbon dioxide (CO2) sensors to suit a wide variety of environments that demand safety and robustness from the product. From our UK base we sell to over 50 countries and provide products to industries including aerospace, space, building control, caves, medical, fire detection, food transportation and diving applications.
We have the unique capability to manufacture own mid IR transmitters/receivers in wafer format so that we can individually develop and tune our sensors to a particular application. This along with our in-house team of technical specialists enables us to offer our clients a complete custom solution that precisely meets the needs of their specific CO2 requirement.
Our sensors are known to excel in three key areas:
Our patented technology enables us to create a range of CO2 sensors with such low power requirements with battery life in excess of 10 years.
We are best in class in terms of our speed and response, we can measure at up to 50 measurements per second allowing real time response in aerospace applications
We already test our sensors and associated circuitry to demanding DO160 standards with excellent results indicating our robustness to High G aerospace environments
Haelo helps organisations to simplify complexity by identifying and linking together everything that is critical to strategic goals, then uses software, haelosense (TM) to provide decision makers with real-time forward looking updates to help them avoid unnecessary surprises and put their focus and action where it really matters.
ICL Tech Ltd. is a Glasgow based manufacturer of quality bespoke plastic products and components. The company's background is vacuum & thermoformed general fabrications, complimented with CNC turning & milling.
ICL Tech Ltd. have been manufacturing and supplying a full range of Personal Protection Equipment worldwide for over two decades. The company's portfolio includes Batons, Shields, Gloves, Helmets and unique hand stitched Limb Protectors. This feature greatly enhances the product's strength and durability.
ICL Tech Ltd. have BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and BAE Systems approval.
The TECHPEACETM limb protectors have attained HOSDB Blunt Trauma Protector Standard for UK Police (2007).
Capabilities: Customer approved; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; ISO 9001; Forming; Precision machinery and components; Helmets; Underwater equipment; Control,restraint equipment; Truncheons,battons; Anti-riot equipment; Prison equipment; Forced entry equipment; Safety signs; General
Inter-Tec Services Ltd is an EASA Part 21J DOA and AS9100 approved independent consultancy providing expertise in design, stress analysis and certification, mainly within the aerospace and defence sectors. Founded in 1997, the company continues to develop to ensure our service offering engages with and satisfies market demands as they change. Our troubleshooting expertise and specialist consultancy service helps customers find solutions to particularly challenging projects. Our experienced team of highly skilled engineers and designers respond immediately to customer enquiries, demands and emergencies. Our personal and hands-on approach offers customers access to our team at all levels. Our agile and rapid response service offers excellent customer value and makes us extremely competitive in the market place.