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Farnborough Air Show 2024 – Day 2 Round Up

Farnborough Air Show 2024 – Day 2 Round Up

Tuesday was another bustling and successful day for the WEAF Team and exhibitors, highlighting the strength of the South West's network and supply chain. The team was supported by the expertise of supply chain specialists Phil Curnock and Ian Davies. From the opening...

Farnborough Air Show 2024 – Day 1 Round Up

Farnborough Air Show 2024 – Day 1 Round Up

It was great to finally be back at the Farnborough Air Show again! The WEAF stand and exhibitor's pods looked great, doing a brilliant job of showcasing the South West's capabilities, members network & exhibitors.         The WEAF Team...

Aerospace Manufacturing Feature: The south-west is best

Aerospace Manufacturing Feature: The south-west is best

West of England Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing Forum (WEAF) and its member companies are all set to showcase their combined wealth of aerospace excellence at the Farnborough International Airshow. WEAF is set to showcase the best of aerospace design,...

ONTIC PROUDLY SIGNS ARMED FORCES COVENANT

ONTIC PROUDLY SIGNS ARMED FORCES COVENANT

Ontic, a leading licensor and manufacturer of complex engineered parts for the global aerospace and defence industries, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging to support the Armed Forces Community with service-friendly policies and recruitment. In signing this...

WEAF Blog: Digitalisation in the UK Advanced Manufacturing Sector 

WEAF Blog: Digitalisation in the UK Advanced Manufacturing Sector 

The advanced manufacturing sector in the UK is at a pivotal point of transformation, driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital innovations are revolutionising products and production...

Support Bristol College Students Through Work Placement Opportunities

Support Bristol College Students Through Work Placement Opportunities

Bristol College is to support its students enrolled in T-Level Engineering, Digital, and Business programmes, by facilitating work placement positions. T-Levels are new technical qualifications that incorporate industry placements as a large part of their learning,...

ALTEN Acquires Woodford Engineering Consultancy UK Ltd (WEC)

ALTEN Acquires Woodford Engineering Consultancy UK Ltd (WEC)

ALTEN Acquires Woodford Engineering Consultancy UK Ltd (WEC), Strengthening Position as a Key Partner in the UK Aerospace and Defence Industry ALTEN is proud to announce the acquisition of Woodford Engineering Consultancy (UK) Ltd (WEC), a distinguished provider of...

Monthly Member’s Spotlight: Helander Precision Engineering

Monthly Member’s Spotlight: Helander Precision Engineering

        We're delighted to announce that this month's Member spotlight goes to Helander Precision Engineering Helander specialises in the machining of complex high precision and mission critical components to the world’s leading OEMs and sub-tiers...

WEAF Blog: Change of Government looming

WEAF Blog: Change of Government looming

The employment law landscape has been undergoing significant changes, many of which were in progress before the election was called on 22nd May. As you’re aware, under the Conservative government, numerous employment legislations were either implemented or in the...