Workshop offers help to existing and potential suppliers of aerospace industry

February 7, 2012

A two day workshop, Metals for Aerospace, is being organised by the National Metals Technology Centre, based in Rotherham, UK.

Taking place from 6-7 March 2012, the workshop will inform existing and potential suppliers of the upcoming opportunities and technical requirements within the aerospace sector.

The course programme will cover the following topics:

  • Anatomy of an Aircraft
  • Metal/alloy selection
  • Processing of aerospace alloys
  • Jargon, terminology & culture of aerospace manufacture
  • Performance criteria & test methods
  • Future Technologies
  • Supplier criteria – quality conformances & accreditations

  • Quality standards, technical specifications & accreditations
  • Market forecast 2011 – 2019
  • Future component demand
  • Supply chains – structure, dynamics & key players (buyers & sellers)

Attendees will include commercial / business development managers in existing and aspiring supply chain companies, buyers / specifiers of metal components and technical and production managers.

Contact: [email protected]  


Edited by: Paul Whittaker, Editor, [email protected]   

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