29 November 2001
29 November 2001
Yorkshire based Aerovac Systems Ltd, specialists in the development and distribution of composite process materials for the advanced composite industry, has made two key appointments to its Customer Services Management Team.
Nick Hynes joins Aerovac as Buying Manager after 16 years in purchasing positions, including a 5 year apprenticeship in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and supply roles with signage, education and conferencing companies. Jacky Ridewood is appointed to the newly created position of Materials Manager at Aerovac. She has 22 years experience in the composite manufacturing industry having completed a technical engineering apprenticeship with Westland Helicopters, as well as holding a post graduate diploma in Manufacturing Management.
Aerovac Systems Ltd is part of aerospace distribution and services group, UMECO plc, and has operations based in the UK and France as well as a sister company, Richmond Aircraft Products in the US.
Web Industries, a precision formatter of flexible materials and an outsource manufacturer, has been awarded associate membership in the prestigious National Composites Centre.
Porcher Industries has celebrated the opening of its new Chinese manufacturing site. The inauguration of Zhejiang Porcher Industries New Material on 22 November demonstrates the company’s commitment and confidence in the region, its Chinese partners and the next chapter of growth for Porcher Industries as a global leader in technical textiles.
Companies from a variety of sectors, including aerospace, textiles, graphics and packaging, recently attended the Open House hosted at Zünd UK's dedicated demonstration suite in St Albans, UK.