Kite Packaging was founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision to be the premier packaging supplier in the UK with a philosophy of employee ownership. Kite has grown quickly to be one of the largest distributors in the UK. We now have 6 sites which are fully integrated into our national & international supply chain, ensuring that we can deliver the right product on time, at the right price, every time. The company has long been known as an innovator in its sector & believes investment in people & their ideas is key to its continued expansion. A major element of this has been the creation of specialist divisions that provide an increased level of expertise. These include the online, S2, S3 & Packaging Regulations. The most recent division is focused on the Aerospace & Defence sectors.
Capabilities: Distribution; Design; ISO 9001; ISO 14001; Packaging components and equipment; Pallets; Dunnage bags
Companies - Knight Precision Wire Ltd incorporating, Omega Resistance Wire Ltd, Rowan Cable Products Ltd & KC Smith (Monmouth) Ltd.
Products - Specialist processing and stockholding of precision wire, tube, electrical resistance wire rope in a comprehensive range of carbon spring, mild and stainless steels, copper and copper alloys, nickel chrome, cupro-nickel and other nickel alloys, titanium and titanium alloys and other special purpose alloys.
Processes - Drawing, Straightening, cutting to length, wire rolling and shaping, wire spooling, wire tinning, wire cleaning, strand annealing, wire rope strand assembly, wire bunching, wire & textile braiding. Lot trace ability is available to raw materials where necessary.
Approvals - ISO9001, AS9100, AS9120, BAE, Rolls Royce, Airbus, Agusta Westland, Network Rail, Metronet Rail, Eurostar, Zodiac & others.
Capabilities: Wiring,cables; Alloys; Metals; Speciality metals
KPMG is a global network of professional firms with a presence in 155 countries. We have industry focused teams in the UK, supporting clients in audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG’s Aerospace & Defence team has a global reach mirroring that of our clients and has a track record of supporting clients across the A&D sector, from OEMs through to tier 3 suppliers and niche technology & service providers. This breadth of clients provides the team with an understanding of the commercial, financial and operational issues impacting the sector, how we can support clients in navigating the complexities of global operations & value chains, and unlock value for our clients’ organisation, customers and stakeholders. Advisory services provided include assistance in areas of: Mergers & Acquisitions, Fund Raising, Strategic & Market Reviews, Operational Restructuring, Cost Optimisation and Supply Chain Improvement.
KPMG’s UK Head of A&D Glynn Bellamy, M: +44 (0)7766 442407
Over its 125+ year history, Kuehne + Nagel have evolved from a traditional international freight forwarder to a leading global provider of innovative and fully integrated supply chain solutions. Kuehne + Nagel are now the market-leading logistics provider with more than 1,300 offices in over 100 countries, with over 70,000 employees. Its strong market position lies in the Seafreight, Airfreight, Contract Logistics and Overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.
In the Aerospace sector, Kuehne + Nagel offers a comprehensive, qualified and security compliant array of services to major Aircraft Manufacturers, Airlines and tier suppliers across the globe. Aerospace not only covers basic conventional logistics offerings such as receipt, put-away, storage and delivery but also specialist logistic services such as Kitting, Heavy Lifting, Wing Wrapping and Specialist Packaging. Kuehne + Nagel’s worldwide aerospace sector has the ability to deal with new and advanced aviation materials such as composite products and fuel assemblies, offering complete world and European-wide industry solutions where build, design and/or delivery is in different geographic locations.
Capabilities: Cargo systems; Distribution; Payloads; Cargo handling; Air freight,charter; Freight forwarding; Packaging components and equipment; Transport sea,road,air; Load handling equipment; Lifting equipment; Pallets; Dunnage bags; Water packaging equipment
First Derivatives (FD) is a leading provider of products and consulting services to some of the world's largest finance, technology, and energy institutions. FD is the developer of the world-leading database technology kdb+.
Focused on financial institutions that work cross-asset, often with multi-system and/or high volume trading activities, FD scopes, designs, develops, implements, and supports a broad range of mission critical data and trading systems across front, middle and back-office operations. FD's software is also used in a range of industries including telecoms, digital marketing, pharma and utilities to help organisations solve their most demanding data management and analytics challenges.
Capabilities: Financial services; Data communication; Highways,links; Data network; Software modelling; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Data recorders; Processing systems,equipment; Software design; Action data; Mobile data; Software; Protection,security systems,equipment; Data protection; Automated data capture; Data recovery; Data conversion services; Computer telephony integration; EOD software; Displays data; Intelligent character recognition