Tag: aerospace

WEC Group secures aerospace contract

A major recruitment drive was recently conducted at WEC Group Ltd after securing a six million pounds aerospace order for an Airbus assembly factory in Germany.

voestalpine invests in growing aerospace segment

For voestalpine, aerospace is a key strategic growth area, and is therefore a high priority in the coming years. In the next two years voestalpine will invest over EUR 40M in a new high-tech, high-speed forging line at Group company Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG in Kapfenberg in order to literally give additional thrust to this growth.

Fine Tubes reveals innovations

Fine Tubes, a manufacturer and global distributor of precision tubes for critical applications, will exhibit some of its latest technological innovations at AIRTEC 2013. This international event of the Aerospace Industry will be held in Frankfurt, Germany from 5 to 7 November.

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace acquires Waterjet

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace has acquired the business activities of The Waterjet Group, based in Darton, South Yorkshire/UK, via its UK subsidiary. The closing took place on July 31, 2013. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Bombardier Aerospace relies on Apriso

Apriso, a leading provider of manufacturing software solutions, announced Bombardier Aerospace will expand its agreement with Apriso by standardizing on Apriso’s FlexNet as their enterprise solution for Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM).

Boeing funds Dalhousie project for aerospace

The Boeing Company is making an investment in Dalhousie University to support research and development projects that will strengthen the aerospace industry’s potential and competitiveness in Canada and across the globe.

Pursall to retire from Electralloy

Peter Pursall will retire from Electralloy effective 30 April 2011. Upon his retirement, Electralloy will begin a strategic restructuring of their sales and customer service efforts in Eastern Canada. The restructuring will address growing markets in Eastern Canada for Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Forging, Foundry and Steel Service Center applications. Electralloy’s Eastern Canadian customers will be serviced by Kathy Shumsky, Manager of Forged Products

US Steel inks deal with Lambda

US Steel Corporation’s tubular products subsidiary, US Steel Tubular Products Inc, has entered into an agreement with Surface Enhancement Technologies, part of Lambda Technologies Group, to improve the quality of its tubular steel products. As per the agreement, US Steel has received an exclusive permit by SET to use its patented low plasticity burnishing technology

Boeing strike affects titanium industry

Due to the fact that the aerospace industry accounts for 45% to 50% of global titanium consumption, the Boeing Co. machinists' strike, on top of an 18-month delay in shipping the 787 Dreamliner to airlines, could hurt titanium producers' profits and depress demand for the metal.

Drilling holes in stainless components

Delcam's Power Solution CADCAM software has been selected by the Winbro Group for its new five-axis laser machining process, Lasemill.