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Minister: "Advanced Engineering 2018… The country’s largest sector show of its kind” as the exhibition celebrates 10 years

7 November 2018

  Graham Stuart, Minister for Investment, hailed Advanced Engineering 2018 “the country’s largest sector show” as exhibitors and visitors had a fantastic time, completing new contracts, developing business relationships and seeing the latest innovations the industry has to offer.

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UK’s largest annual engineering gathering opens its doors to Boeing, Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan and thousands more

29th October 2018

 Advanced Engineering 2018 opens its doors to exhibitors and visitors on Wednesday 31st October. The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals is celebrating its 10th birthday at the NEC Birmingham.

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Sixty new manufacturing products and technologies at UK’s largest annual engineering exhibition

 22 October 2018

Exhibitors at Advanced Engineering Show 2018, the UK’s largest annual gathering of engineering professionals, will be launching 60 new products, services or updates.

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UK’s largest annual aerospace engineering gathering – show floor nearly full with only one stand remaining

15 October 2018

Advanced Engineering 2018 today (15 October 2018) announced that the exhibition space in its Aerospace Engineering zone has nearly sold out with only one stand remaining. The zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including PPG Aerospace and Carfulan Group, who will be looking to meet and do business with others in the industry.

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UK’s largest annual automotive engineering gathering – full show floor

15 October 2018

Advanced Engineering 2018 announced today that the exhibition space in its Automotive Engineering zone has sold out. The zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including GOM UK, Struers and Kawasaki Robotics, who will be looking to meet and do business with others in the industry.

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Keynote Speakers at Advanced Engineering 2018

09 October 2018

The Advanced Engineering Show has announced several industry-leading keynote speakers for six zones this year, including Siemens, Jaguar Land Rover and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

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UK’s largest annual composites engineering gathering almost sold out with only four stands remaining

15 October 2018

Advanced Engineering 2018 today (15 October 2018) announced that the exhibition space in its Composites Engineering zone is nearly sold out with only four stands remaining. The zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including PRF Composite Materials and Tygavac Advanced Materials, who are keen to meet and do business with others in the industry.

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UK’s largest annual performance metals engineering gathering almost sold out

15 October 2018

 

Advanced Engineering 2018 today (15 October 2018) announced that the exhibition space in its Performance Metals zone has almost sold out with only one stand remaining. The zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including, Alloy Wire International and WLR Precision Engineering, who will be looking to meet and do business with others in the industry.

 

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Come & See GRP Solutions New Double Storey Stand R95 at Advanced Engineering

02 October 2018

GRP Solutions will be exhibiting on a new innovative two storey Stand R95, as well as sponsoring the composite Engineering Networking Area, at this years Advanced Engineering on 31 October and 1 November.

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UK’s largest annual engineering show publishes its league table of top 20 high value manufacturing hotspots in the UK.

September 2018

Advanced Engineering today announced its ranking of the UK’s top high value manufacturing hotspots and congratulated Sheffield on securing top spot . Sheffield narrowly beat last year’s winner – Bristol - by just two points. The full table is shown below.

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Easyfairs stands out as “Enterprise of the year®” finalist

25 April 2018

Brussels, 10 September 2018: Easyfairs, the Brussels-based event organiser and venue manager, has been nominated as one of five «Enterprise of the year® » finalists for 2018. Since 1996, this has been the most prestigious award “reserved exclusively for the absolute elite” of Belgian companies.

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Advanced Engineering show opens its doors for speakers, presentations and case studies

25 April 2018

 

Advanced Engineering, the UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals, is inviting exhibitors, visitors and associations to be part of the 2018 conference programme.

The presentations will take place at the largest, free to attend Open Forum programme of its kind. They will highlight the latest developments in key industries - aerospace, automotive, composites, connected and, digital manufacturing, advanced materials and new for the show this year – civil nuclear new-build engineering. Topics will cover the full range of advanced engineering capabilities, including: design, processing, manufacturing, materials, supply chain, sustainability, testing & measurement, repair and inspection.

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Advanced Engineering 2017 attendance up 15% on last year, and exhibitor bookings for next year up over a third

8 November 2017

If you’re working within the advanced manufacturing sector, the chances are you saw for yourself just how busy Advanced Engineering was at the NEC on 1-2 November. Representatives spanning a huge breadth of engineering & manufacturing applications came together, not only to create a record 2-day attendance for the event, but also sparking off an exhibitor booking frenzy for its 2018 edition, 35% higher than that the previous year.

 

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Show floor features are taking centre stage at Advanced Engineering 2017

19th October 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 today announced the show floor features that will be on display during the two-day exhibition and open-conference. It is the only place in the world where you will find, in the one place, a hydrogen powered car, the latest in aircraft landing gear, a battery made 100% from recycled materials, a ground based test rig and a Libralato hybrid engine to name but a few.

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Trinity College Dublin to host several key talks at Advanced Engineering 2017

12th October 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 will be host to lecturers from Trinity College Dublin across the 1&2 November 2017. Key talks they will be covering include; How companies successfully partner with Irish Universities - Industry Engagement at Trinity College Dublin, Making manufacturing processes SMART- embedding sensors into machine tools and processes- cases from the medical manufacturing industry, Extreme Heat Transfer- unlocking the science to optimize the design and manufacturing next generation automotive systems and devices, and, Metal Additive Manufacturing: From solid-state to laser processing and analytics at all scales, the complete additive manufacturing loop.

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Boeing, ALFED and Nissan speakers for the UK's largest advanced engineering show

13th September 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 today announced a raft of speakers and conference topics, including talks from Boeing, Nissan, ALFED and Composites UK. Topics will include how specific engineering  problems have been overcome, as well as more strategic issues such as the fourth industrial revolution, Brexit, additive manufacturing and advances in aluminium engineering.The five co-locating zones within the show will have various discussions and keynote speakers during the two - day conference; below is a brief insight into the issues that visitors can expect to be covered by each specialism.

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22nd August 2017

Industrial manufacturers are ready to connect with an integrated supply chain

Industrial manufacturing is on the rise in the UK and this year several forecasters, including The Manufacturer and PWC, are suggesting growth of more than
3%. Manufacturing employs 2.7 million people and contributes 45% of the UK’s total exports, according to the EEF.

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17th August 2017

Mercedes AMG F1, Rotech and more are gearing up to meet their supply chain

Leading players from across the motorsport industry are gearing up for Advanced Engineering 2017, the UK's largest annual gathering for manufacturers and the supply chain within the industry.With over 4,500 companies actively involved in the UK’s motorsport and high - performance engineering industry, this year’s calibre of visitors and exhibitors are set to be better than ever.

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17th August 2017

Engineering professionals are ready for a more integrated supply chain

Engineers across all industries and disciplines are gearing up to enhance relationships with, both existing and potential, suppliers and customers at Advanced Engineering 2017. This
is the place where the UK supply chain meets face-to-face with engineering management, spanning: process, control and plant industries; R & D; design; test; production & procurement from OEMs, integrators and top tier industry players.

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17th August 2017

Metal matters to the whole advanced engineering supply chain

Leading players from across the metalsindustry are gearing up for Advanced Engineering 2017, the UK's largest annual gathering of performance metals engineering professionals.The demand for lightweight and high-performance metals is continually growing across many industries. The UK metals sector boasts more than 11,000 companies, employing 230,000 people directly and afurther 750,000 jobs indirectly.

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17th August 2017

Demand for surface finishing specialists is on the rise

Grinding and surface finishing professionals are gearing up for Advanced Engineering 2017, which is already attracting visitors and exhibitors from leading companies which specialise in grinding, welding, abrasive solutions, CNC precision machining and many more.

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17th August 2017

Demand for engineering subcontractors is on the rise

The subcontract market is steadily increasing year on year and with a strong demand for machining (up 6.7%). The figures have continued to set a positive trend in the second quarter of 2017.

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17th August 2017

Expanded Enabling Innovation showcase returns to promise even more start-up success stories

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (17Aug 2017) announced that its Enabling Innovation showcase has significantly expanded since its inception last year. Sponsored by Magna International and supported by Innovate UK network partner, the Knowledge Transfer Network, Enabling Innovation provides a unique opportunity for 50 start-ups & researchers to showcase the next generation of exciting new technologies in front of a huge audience of potential investors and customers across all engineering sectors.

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1st August 2017

Lasers have the power to transform manufacturing

At the forthcoming Advanced Engineering exhibition, 1-2 November 2017, the Association of Industrial Laser Users (AILU) will be hosting a Laser Manufacturing Hub in the centre of the Performance Metals Zone at the NEC in Birmingham.  The Laser Manufacturing Hub will comprise 14 organisations within the supply chain of laser manufacturing.  From source manufacturers for high power fibre lasers through standard machinery suppliers and specialist laser integration experts, all the way to subcontract service providers, the companies represented in the Laser Manufacturing Hub will be able to advise visitors on the suitability of their products and processes for laser manufacturing.  The zone will include samples of components which demonstrate the capabilities of laser manufacturing in a range of industries, materials and processes.  A lounge area in the centre of the Hub will allow visitors and exhibitors to discuss and network during the show in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

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28 JULY 2017

Advanced Engineering showcases key markets for lubricant industry

From automotive and industrial lubricants to metalworking fluids, greases and base stocks, the UK consumes an estimated 570,000 metric tonnes of lubricants each year. Here we talk to Easyfairs’ new industrial divisional director, Alison Willis, about why Advanced Engineering 2017 is the number one show for the lubrication industry.

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12 JULY 2017

UK’s largest aerospace engineering exhibition over 90% full with only 22 stands remaining

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (12 JULY 2017) announced that its Aerospace Engineering zone was over 90% full with only 22 stands remaining. with companies such as Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group and Airbus participating at the show. The Aerospace Engineering zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including Advanced Propulsion Centre and GE Aviation, who will be looking to meet and do business with other industry individuals.

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12 JULY 2017

UK’s largest automotive engineering exhibition over 90% full with only eight stands remaining

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (12 JULY 2017) announced that its Automotive Engineering zone was over 90% full with only eight stands remaining, with companies such as Delphi and GKN Autostructures Ltd participating at the show. The Automotive Engineering zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including Jaguar Land Rover and Ford Motor Company who will be looking to meet and do business with other industry individuals.

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12 JULY 2017

UK’s largest connected manufacturing exhibition full

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (12 July 2017) announced that its brand new Connected Manufacturing zone is full. The Connected Manufacturing zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including Siemens, Dassault Systèmes and Manufacturing Technologies Association, who will be looking to meet and do business with other industry individuals.

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12 July 2017

UK’s largest composites exhibition over 90% full with only 10 stands remaining

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (12 July 2017) announced that its Composites zone was over 90% full with only 10 stands remaining, with companies such as Meggitt Polymers & Composites and Hexcel participating at the show. The Composites Engineering zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including Mercedes Amg F1 and 3M Advanced Materials UK, who will be looking to meet and do business with other industry individuals.

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12 July 2017

UK’s largest performance metals engineering zone 90% full with only three stands remaining

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (12 July 2017) announced that its zone was 90% full with only three stands remaining, with companies such as Leonardo Helicopters and Bentley Motors participating at the show. The Performance Metals Engineering zone has already attracted leading names from the industry including Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK and BAE Systems who will be looking to meet and do business with other industry individuals.

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June 2017

UK’s largest engineering show publishes league table of top 20 high value manufacturing hotspots & opens visitor registration

Advanced Engineering 2017 today (Tuesday 13 June) published its ranking of the UK’s high value manufacturing hotspots and at the same time opened registrations for this year’s show. At the top of the league table came Bristol with an “advanced engineering impact” score of 5179, pipping Birmingham to the post.

13th June 2017

UK’s largest engineering forum awards Bristol’s manufacturers 1st place as registrations open

The gauntlet has been thrown down to the cream of Bristol’s manufacturers to showcase their capabilities at Advanced Engineering 2017, the UK’s largest engineering exhibition, and at the same time registrations have just been opened for this year’s show. Last year Bristol was in top position for visitors and exhibitors with an “advanced engineering impact” score of 5179.

13th February 2017

Advanced Engineering responds to UK's pressing need to embrace Industry 4.0

Advanced Engineering 2017 has announced it's return to the NEC from 1-2 November 2017 with the addition of a new show zone - Connected Manufacturing - providing the annual UK engineering gathering with a dedicated new arena to exchange Industry 4.0 knowledge, ideas and technologies.

Sources: www.aero-mag.com