Members' News

4
Dec

Eight of the best from Morgan

Morgan Motor Company has announced its most extreme roadgoing model to date; the race-inspired Aero GT. Using lessons learned from Morgan’s GT3 race victories, the Aero GT is based upon the lightweight aluminium Aero 8, but with an all-new hand-worked, aerodynamically honed body which reduces drag but significantly increases downforce.  Conceived initially during the

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1
Dec

alimex welcomes SolidCAM Technology Centre to MK

SolidCAM UK, the leading UK reseller of SolidCAM and InventorCAM suite of CAD/CAM software for manufacturing from SolidCAM, has relocated its Technology Centre to the  premises of alimex UK in Milton Keynes. alimex is a leading provider of cast aluminium tooling plate and block.   Seminars have been held at SolidCAM UK's Technology Centre to bring ‘best-in-class

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30
Nov

Powdertech Corby strengthens team

Powdertech Corby has recently added to its team with the appointment of Harriet Truss as Assistant Commercial Manager.  “Powdertech’s business continues to expand in the architectural, rail and retail sectors”, said Richard Besant, Powdertech Director.  “With Harriet on board we have even greater resource to focus on customers’ work as it is

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29
Nov

ALFED members join forces to commercialise HFQ technology

Coventry-based Impression Technologies, a leading developer of advanced light-weighting technology, has been awarded funding through the Advanced Propulsion Centre to further develop and validate Impression Technologies’ HFQ® Technology for use in the global automotive industry. The total project value is £9.5 million, with £4.8 million in funding from the APC.  

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27
Nov

Senior adds style to Royal Enfield’s new R&D facility

One of the world’s oldest and most famous motorcycle manufacturers, Royal Enfield is known for creating  classics, and the company’s cool and contemporary style has inspired the design of a striking new technology centre in Leicestershire, which features a range of aluminium glazing solutions from Senior Architectural Systems.     Designed by LE1

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10
Nov

 New adhesive-free process for aluminium-to-thermoplastic bonding

Powdertech Surface Science, expert in lightweight material processing, has developed an innovative, time and labour-saving method for joining aluminium to thermoplastics. Demonstrated within the Ariel Hipercar project, Powdertech has introduced a novel process for bonding polypropylene glass fibre composite to aluminium for the vehicle’s monocoque chassis. No adhesives are used at all.

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9
Nov

Application submitted for alloy wheel plant

GFG Alliance has submitted a planning application for an aluminium wheel production plant at its Lochaber site. It is hoped the application will be approved in spring 2018, allowing production at the plant, which could produce up to two million wheels annually, to begin in 2010.

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3
Nov

Rooms with a view

A new student accommodation scheme in Chester is making the most of its picturesque canalside location thanks to an attractive glazing package from Senior Architectural Systems. Taking inspiration from its location next to Chester’s famous Shropshire Union Canal, The Towpath development offers modern student accommodation facilities across two four-storey and one three-storey blocks. 

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