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Darchem Engineering is a subsidiary of the US quoted Esterline Corporation, a 12,000 employee specialist Aerospace Group. Darchem manufactures a full range of insulation and fire protection materials (metallic, polyimide, silicones and composites) used for duct insulation, component insulation, thrust reverser and nacelle insulation. Darchem also manufactures a range of sheet metal components and assemblies in titanium, nickel alloys and steel. These vary from relatively simple designs like locking plates, to more complex assemblies and like exhaust systems, ducts and fairings. In addition Darchem offers specialist niche products including metallic honeycomb materials (for both on aircraft and for capital projects like wind-tunnels & turbulence control screens). With a UKAS accredited test facility on site, Darchem also have the capability to engineer, test and manufacture a wide variety of engineered solutions.

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Hyde Group

Hyde Group is a leading engineering service provider that specialises in design and manufacture solutions. Offering a complete range of services from discrete work packages to full turnkey solutions, Hyde is trusted by the world’s most prestigious OEMs and tier one suppliers across multiple engineering sectors. As one of Europe’s leading aerospace engineering firms, Hyde Group has been delivering design and manufacturing solutions to the industry for over 40 years and has served a vast range of clients over a number of programmes throughout the world. Our comprehensive and diverse capabilities are fully scalable and our engineering and manufacturing expertise covers the following key areas:

  • Flying Components, Structures, Systems and Assemblies
  • Tooling (Assembly and Operational)
  • Special Purpose Equipment
  • Support Services


KAMAN Aerospace

Lord ask us how


For more than 85 years, LORD has led the way in developing vibration, motion and noise control solutions for the Aerospace and Defense industry. We  partner with our customers to find solutions that meet specific needs, either by developing a new application or capitalizing on our existing technologies. Our expertise is a combination of historical aviation solutions with cutting-edge technologies.

Our goal is to improve the quality of your products… Ask Us How

Magellan aerospace


Magellan Aerospace is a leading global supplier of technologically advanced aerospace systems and components.  As one of the most integrated and comprehensive aerospace industry suppliers in the world, Magellan designs, engineers and manufactures a wide range of aeroengine and aerostructure components for aerospace markets, advanced products for military and space markets and complementary proprietary products for the power/ oil/ gas markets.  Magellan produces repair and overhaul (R&O), test and aftermarket support services for a variety of engines and engine structural components. Magellan is one of the leading manufacturers of machined aerospace components.

MSM – aerospace fabricators

MSM aerospace fabricators is a leading SME manufacturer specialising in complex forming and welding of high temperature metals. MSM has a 80 year heritage in the manufacture and repair of aerospace components such as bleed air ductsanti-ice piccolo tubesozone convertersintakes and exhaustsnacelle and heat exchanger fabricationsfuel, oil and water tanks.

Areas of expertise:

  • Hydroforming of sheet metal
  • Rollforming of sheet metal, cones and tubes
  • Bulgeforming of tubes and cones upto 1m dia.
  • 5 axis laser profiling
  • TiG, auto & resistance welding
  • Laser welding
  • VTL and CNC turning
  • NDT and pressure testing, CMM laser scanning, CAD sheet metal forming simulation, EASA145 MRO organisation



Nasmyth Group offers a complete package of engineering and support services, from Design & Reverse Engineering, project management to the delivery of finished precision engineered parts.

Group expertise and capabilities include

  • Design & Reverse Engineering
  • CAD / CAM – CATIA V5
  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Assemblies & Testing
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • Heavy Fabrication
  • Repair & Overhaul
  • Machining – 2, 3, 4 & 5 Axis
  • Surface Treatments / Processing / NDT

Resource group


Resource Group Ltd (RGL) is an international supplier of technical services and operational resources to the Aerospace, Aviation & Defence sector. The group is a major direct supplier to customers such as Airbus, and works alongside OEMs, Prime Contractors, Systems Integrators, Engineering companies, Manufacturers, Airlines and Maintenance organisations worldwide.

The group is a major direct supplier to customers such as Airbus, and works alongside OEMs, Prime Contractors, Systems Integrators, Engineering companies, Manufacturers, Airlines and Maintenance organisations worldwide.


Schoeller-Bleckmann has launched its brand new aerospace division Schoeller Bleckmann Aerospace Technology (SBAT).

Based on over a century of experience high precision and complex part manufacturing for oil and gas sector SBAT will now address Aerospace & Defense market.

SBAT (Schoeller-Bleckmann Aerospace Technology) is part of the Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment (SBO) and high precision manufacturer with a worldwide footprint from US to Asia and headquarter in Europe/Austria. More than a century of experience in very complex solutions manufacturing including:

Core Capabilities
– Hard metal machining
– Long and large components
– Turning component
– Laserwelding & EBW (Electronic Beam Welding)
– 3D metal printing (DMLS Direct Metal Laser Sintering)
– Surface treatment
– Tooling design and manufacturing



Shimtech is a world-class supplier of high performance composite components, structures and airframe sub-assemblies and the world’s largest supplier of specialist Gap Management solutions for aerospace applications.

Ultra Electronics


Ultra Electronics is a group of specialist businesses designing, manufacturing and supporting electronic, electromechanical and software systems, sub-systems and products for defence, security and aerospace applications worldwide.

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