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Farnborough International Airshow 2018
16 JUL
Farnborough Show Centre
“The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) is the world's most iconic global aviation event. Occupying a prominent position on...
Lead Generation for Engineering Businesses
06 SEP
WEAF Office
Develop a sustainable lead generation solution for your business AimDeveloping a sustainable lead generation solution is a vital...
AS 9100: 2016 (D) Awareness & Implementation
20 SEP
Estates Office, Building 307
Course Overview A principle factor in the performance and prosperity of an organisation is the quality of its products or service...
8D Structured Problem Solving
25 SEP
WEAF Office
Course Overview Astute, structured, and consistent problem solving is crucial to any effective aerospace manufacturing enterprise....
Lean Manufacturing Techniques
02 OCT
WEAF Office
Course OverviewThis course will equip you to identify and reduce waste within your business processes, and to optimise the efficie...
Sales Training for Engineering Businesses
16 OCT
WEAF Office
Increase your Sales and Turnover with Effective Sales Sales skills are the single most undervalued and misunderstood skills in b...
Advanced Engineering
31 OCT
National Exhibition Centre
Celebrating its 10th edition this year, Advanced Engineering continues to build even further upon its position as the UK’s large...
Marketing for Engineering Businesses
01 NOV
WEAF Office
Increase the Impact of your Marketing and Reduce the Cost Aim  Increase your chance of sales, improve your communication, gain...
Additive Manufacturing Overview
05 NOV
WEAF Office
Design, Development, Manufacturing, Marketing and the Future AimThe aim of this Additive Manufacturing training is to provide at...
ISO 17025: 2017 - Laboratory Quality Management
07 NOV
WEAF Office
NEW - ISO 17025: 2017 - Our one day "transition" course is aimed at calibration and testing laboratories - and are well placed to ...
AS 9100: 2016 (D) Awareness & Implementation
21 NOV
WEAF Office
Course Overview A principle factor in the performance and prosperity of an organisation is the quality of its products or service...
WEAF Annual Gala Dinner 2018
28 NOV
Marriott Hotel
JOIN WEAF TO CELEBRATE OUR ANNUAL GALA DINNER This year’s premier black tie networking event for the South West will see member...
International Paris Airshow 2019
17 JUN
Paris International Airshow
Le Bourget
WEAF will again be taking a stand at the Paris Airshow in 2019. If you are interested in exhibiting with WEAF and would like more ...

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AVPE Limited

AVPE was set-up in March 1997 as an SME supplier to the Prime and Tier1 defence and aerospace market, committed to a programme of continuous improvement through investment in its people, machining assets and quality processes.

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Helipebs Controls Limited

Helipebs Controls has been applying our Queen's Award winning, engineering and manufacturing expertise and experience to industries that require high quality hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders and solutions since 1969.

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Leonardo Helicopters

We are a global high-tech company and one of the key actors in Aerospace, Defence and Security. We design and develop products, services and integrated solutions for governments, armed forces, institutions and citizens, covering every possible operating scenario: air and land, naval and maritime, space and cyberspace.

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Renishaw plc

Renishaw is a world leading metrology company, confidently driving future growth through innovative and patented products, processes and efficient high-quality manufacturing. Investment in new product development, skilled and motivated staff is key to our long-term strategic prospects, keeping us at the leading edge of technological innovation. 

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Rolls-Royce plc – Bristol

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Rotary Precision Instruments Pty Limited

Established in 1950, RPI is a leading developer and manufacturer of precision rotary positioning and measurement systems to the manufacturing industry. As manufacturers of high accuracy inspection devices, our product range is used extensively across the globe by aerospace, turbine and power generation manufacturers.

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Safran Landing Systems UK Limited

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, a Safran group company, is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company supplies innovative landing gear solutions to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional aircraft manufacturers. We support more than 23,000 aircraft in-service, making over 40,000 landings every day. The company has 6,500 staff worldwide in locations across Europe, North America and Asia. The UK based landing gear design & production and repair & overhaul facilities are located at Gloucester, employing a team of 1200 people. The Gloucester facility has been at the forefront of landing gear technology for 80 years, dating from the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty to the advanced landing gears for the world’s most modern aircraft.

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SKF (UK) Ltd Aerospace Division

Manufacturer of plain spherical self lubricated bearings and other sliding contact parts for aerospace and other high performance applications.

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South West Metal Finishing Limited

South West Metal Finishing occupies over 30,000 square feet of production space dedicated to surface treatments and non destructive testing. The company is approved to ISO 14001 environmental management standard with all processes on site operating to ISO 9001 quality requirements. The company also holds AS9100 and NADCAP accreditation and is approved by most major aerospace manufacturers.

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