27 April 2012
27 April 2012
Royal Engineered Composites (Royal) has procured long-lead materials for the installation of a 12’x30’ autoclave.
According to Royal, this is part of their endeavour to increase capacity and stay ahead of the growth curve in the aerospace industry. Royal is expecting to install the autoclave in November 2012. “We are expecting to increase our production in the near future and are investing in Royal’s future growth” said Jarrod Ridge, Business Development Manager at Royal. “Royal has seen an increased number of potential opportunities from both current and prospective customers and we are gearing up for an escalation in sales.”
Boeing has delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long operated a fleet of Boeing single-aisle jets, WestJet will use the super-efficient, long-range 787-9 Dreamliner to profitably serve new international routes.
The Middlesex production facility of Web Industries’ Aerospace market team has earned accreditation from Nadcap (the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) covering the facility’s composite cutting and kitting operations.
Group Rhodes, through its Rhodes Interform business, has developed a revolutionary new process that enables large monocoque components, particularly those produced by super plastic forming (SPF) from very thin material, to more accurately retain their shape on cooling.