15 November 2011
15 November 2011
Following a one million pound investment in equipment and facilities upgrades over the past year, Beagle Technology Group has been expanding its workforce by 50 per cent to deal with their growing order book.
John Taylor, Managing Director, Beagle Technology Group, commented “For over 50 years Beagle has been a major employer in the local area and I am delighted that the Company is able to offer new jobs at a time when the economy in general is being hard hit. It is particularly rewarding that we are able to train up inexperienced workers and equip them new skills.
“Combined with our latest investment in equipment and upgrades, our expanded workforce has enabled Beagle to offer our services, skills and experience to industries beyond the aerospace sector.
“We have a proven track record in responding swiftly and flexibly to the needs of our customers, and we have earned a reputation for always delivering on our promises. This is an exciting time for all of us at Beagle: we are building on our rich heritage and unique skills set, across a wide range of technologies, to innovate and win business in new markets.”
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system. Installation of this equipment will contribute to NIAR’s technology development efforts in the area of 3D thermoplastics automation and will allow NIAR to advance the state of the art in thermoplastics through collaborative projects with industry.
Boeing and Thermwood have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X programme. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.
CRP USA will display solutions for the space industry manufactured in the Windform family of materials at Satellite Innovation 2018 at the Silicon Valley Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, US, on 9-11 October.