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Advanced Engineering - Aero Engineering

The aerospace industry continued to thrive in 2016 and the trend looks set to continue in 2017. Building on an already strong base – the total percentage growth between 2010 and 2015 was 39% – the industry remains a global success with increases in highly skilled workers, high value jobs and exports. Covering manufacturing, R&D, materials and new and advanced technologies to name just a few, Aero Engineering presents the ultimate opportunity for the industry to gather and work together on further improving processes, innovation and supply chain competitiveness.

Exhibit if you are involved in:

  • Specialist industry ‘Tier’ parts & components & sub-systems suppliers – covering: Aerostructures, Powerplant & Aero Systems sectors & Multi Area components/parts engineering consumables
  • Aero-engineering sub-contract & engineering service providers (inc AS9100 /NADCAP/SC21certification ) – includes: engineering design/development services; materials processing services; testing, evaluation & inspection services; raw materials suppliers; jigs & tooling suppliers; standard parts suppliers; electronics contract manufacturers
  • Materials providers
  • Technology & Equipment providers - supporting design, test, production, manufacturing, assembly & systems engineering
  • Innovation providers & support organisations – across the Aerospace sector
  • Industry Technology transfer /representative bodies & consultants



Who visits:

Engineers, management and procurement/supply chain professionals involved in Aero engineering design, development, test, production, assembly, inspection and more... from:

  • OEM’s / Airframe Manufacturers – UK, European & International
  • TIER 1 Suppliers of aerostructures, engines, actuation & flight systems, interiors, avionics, power systems, & landing gear
  • EASA Part 21 approved design & production organisations – holding DOA or POA approval
  • TIER 2 – 4 Approved & Accredited Supply Groups – of parts, structures, components, sub-assemblies, sub-systems & engineering services feeding into the supply chain
  • Design, Development & Manufacturing partners
  • Engineering Businesses wishing to break into the aerospace supply chain
  • International supply chain procurement organisations
Advanced Engineering - Auto Engineering

Following on from the successes in 2015, 2016 was another record year for the UK new car market. Registrations hit yet another high, exceeding the expectations of many and maintained steady growth throughout the year. In step with this trend Automotive Engineering continues its growth as the UK’s dedicated event for manufacturers and the automotive industry supply chain, covering all areas of the industry, from R & D, through design, test, and production.  

Exhibit if you are involved in:

  • Volume & specialist industry ‘tier’ parts & components & sub-systems suppliers – covering: engine & transmission, auto exterior, auto interior, body/chassis, brake / steering / suspension, electronics, electrical & multi area components/parts engineering consumables.
  • Low carbon vehicle technology /components / storage suppliers
  • Automotive sub-contract & engineering service providers (inc ISO/TS 16949 / ISO 9001 certification)
  • Technology & equipment providers – supporting design, test, production, manufacturing, assembly & systems engineering
  • Innovation providers & support organisations – across the automotive sector
  • Industry technology transfer/representative bodies & consultants

Who visits:

  • UK OEM volume passenger car/MPV & SUV manufacturers
  • UK volume commercial vehicle, bus, coach & truck manufacturers
  • UK volume & low volume engine manufacturing operations
  • UK industrial, utility, leisure & military vehicle manufacturers
  • UK low carbon & electric vehicle manufacturers
  • Low volume sports & performance vehicle manufacturers
  • Heavy vehicle chassis & coach building organisations
  • Self-build vehicle manufacturers
  • ALL tier 1 companies PLUS supporting tier 2, 3 & 4 parts, components, systems & subassembly producers – covering: design, development & manufacturing partner, including: body and chassis engineering; braking, steering & suspension; engine & powertrain engineering; interior & exterior engineering; electronics & electrics
  • Engineering businesses wishing to break into the automotive supply chain
  • International supply chain procurement organisations
Advanced Engineering - Performance Metals Engineering

Reflecting the demand for lightweight and high-performance metals across many industries, the UK metals sector boasts more than 11,000 companies, employing 230,000 people directly and is responsible for a further 750,000 jobs outside of these positions. Performance Metals Engineering provides the perfect opportunity to identify the latest business opportunities, and developments in design, processing & production, and to meet key figures at the heart of the industry.

Exhibit if you are involved in:

  • Casting processes
  • Extrusion processes
  • Drawing processes
  • Stamping processes
  • Forging processes
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Friction drilling
  • Sheet & tube forming processes
  • Additive/Subtractive manufacturing
  • Electrochemical processes
  • Power beam processes (laser/electron beam)
  • Hydroforming
  • Incremental sheet forming
  • Superplastic forming
  • Joining processes
  • Metals heat treatment
  • Metals surface engineering
  • Metals testing and characterisation

Who visits:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Bus, truck & industrial vehicles
  • Construction/Architectural
  • Defence
  • Electronics/Microelectronics
  • Industrial machinery/parts
  • Marine
  • Bio-medical
  • Industrial machinery
  • Nuclear power generation
  • IGT (industrial gas turbines)
  • Offshore & subsea
  • Oil, gas & energy
  • Petrochemical
  • Process industries
  • Sports & leisure equipment
  • Space & satellite
  • Transportation & rail
  • Industrial tooling
Advanced Engineering - Composites Engineering

The rise of composite materials continues across an ever-increasing number of applications. The advances provided by composite materials within automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, construction and oil and gas, to name just a few, are revolutionising businesses and benefiting millions of people. With the industry showing no signs of slowing down, the Composites Engineering show has already established itself as one of the world’s most important composite raw material, design, processing and applications events. 

Exhibit if you are involved in:

  • Raw Materials & Chemicals
  • Semi-finished & intermediate products
  • Composites Design, Analysis & Simulation
  • Trade Processors & Fabricators
  • Processing technology equipment
  • Tooling & ancillaries
  • Composites Machining & Joining
  • Composite Assembly & automation technology
  • Composites finishing technologies
  • Composites Maintenance & Recycling
  • Composites Training
  • ... and many more

Who visits:

A ‘must-attend’ for engineers, product designers, buyers, specifiers & manufacturing professionals from UK & International OEMs, primes, and component parts & structures SME’s in sectors including:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Motorsport
  • Marine
  • Construction
  • Defence
  • Medical
  • Transportation
  • Renewables
  • Oil & Gas
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Telecoms, Electrical
  • Agriculture
  • Industrial & Consumer product sectors
  • PLUS UK-wide composites industry supply chain partners & processors
Advanced Engineering - Connected Manufacturing

Now more than ever, industrial production is a key driver for innovation, productivity, growth and job creation. As we embark on this new revolution where disruptive technologies connect information technology and operational technology, Connected Manufacturing will catalyse the business and technology opportunities that exist between innovators, customers and suppliers - including those within IIoT, big data, automation and more...

Rockwell Automation are delighted to be supporting Connected Manufacturing 2017 - the leading UK exhibition focussed around Industry 4.0. Our attendance at this event last year provided us outstanding visibility in the industry and generated meeting opportunities with high-level contacts across new and existing customers. -
Stephen Ratcliffe, Head of Marketing UK & Eire, Rockwell Automation UK

Exhibit if you are involved in:

If your company provides products and services related to the following:

  • 3D Printing
  • Analytics
  • Automation & IT
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Consultants
  • Laser Systems
  • Motion Control
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Cyber Security
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Health & Safety
  • HR Planning
  • Human-Machine Interfaces
  • Logistics
  • Internet of Things
  • Robotics
  • Sensors
  • Training & Compliance

Who visits:

  • Manufacturing engineers
  • Operations directors
  • Process engineers
  • Production managers/engineers
  • Technology managers
  • CTOs
  • General management
  • Systems design engineers
  • Heads of IT


It is becoming increasingly clear that today we are at an inflection point in how industrial automation and information technology affects manufacturing; the revolution widely known as Industry 4.0.  Increasing productivity is fundamentally based upon getting the most from the people, data and machines of a manufacturing enterprise.  Now, and ever more so in the future, this requires companies to be better connected.


Stephen Ratcliffe, Head of Marketing UK & Eire, Rockwell Automation UK