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Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
Description of your aviation region (max. 100 characters) The Aerospace industry in Wales is thriving and Wales provides world-class training, innovation and expertise.
Vision/ Missons
Is the passion for progress. A driving force that has attracted 8 out of the top 10 aerospace and defence companies to set up a facility in Wales. Our mission is being the voice of the aerospace, aviation, defence and space sectors in Wales.
Skills
All Airbus civilian aircraft wings are manufactured in Wales leading to a healthy supply chain cluster. Other skills lie in MRO, Interiors and Defence.
Year of creation
2001
Region
Wales, UK
Number of companies
180
Number of research institutes
10
Numbers of public authorities
1
Other cluster members
9
Number of employees of all aerospace actors
23.000
Organizational form
Limited Company
Financing
Not for Profit Organisation
Main industry actors

Airbus, GE, Safran, BAE, Raytheon, British Airways

Main research institutes

AMRC, TWI, Centre for Photonics Expertise

Cluster Competence and Strategy


Aerospace structures, materials, MRO, Interiors, Defence

Regular industry updates about what’s happening in the aerospace sector, along with discussions about relevant key issues.

Networking opportunities with Aerospace Wales Forum members and other organisations at member forums and events.

Promotion of your company’s products and services on our website, within our capabilities brochure and trade directory and also in our quarterly newsletter, e-shots to members, social media postings and at events and exhibitions.

Easy access to Welsh Government Ministers through our strong relationship with Welsh Government

The Aerospace Wales Forum represents the views of its members and the wider aerospace sector at regional, national and international levels.  It gives your organisation the opportunity to feed into Government policies that could affect your business

Showcasing our members capabilities at shows across Europe, North America and Asia

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Rachael Blackburn
 rachael@aerospacewales.aero
International relations
Rachael Blackburn
 rachaelaerospacewales.aero

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