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    NAA Update: Last chance to enter for the NAA 2017 Awards, and make sure you book for our range of forthcoming events including at Bentley, AMRC Factory 2050 and Plastic Omnium

    We’re just about to enter the beginning of the intense autumn period in the life of the NAA, with the build up to our Annual Awards and Dinner in November, our monthly networking events programme through to the year end, and also two stands – at CENEX LCV in September and the Advanced Engineering Show […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Cliff Kirby, Managing Director, CAL International

    Here’s your chance to find out more about Cliff Kirby, Managing Director, CAL International, and his interests away from work… Name Cliff Kirby Company CAL International Position Managing Director Apart from that CAL International is also a member of the Chambers of Commerce for Liverpool, Knowsley, Manchester, St Helens as well as Liverpool City Region […]

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    New NAA member profile: CAL International

    CAL International is a concept to production engineering company based in the grounds of Knowsley Hall, Merseyside. We combine a wealth of engineering experience and expertise with the latest technologies to create an exciting blend of innovation and delivery… We take a collaborative and proactive approach to maximise opportunities and mitigate risks by developing innovative […]

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    New NAA member profile: KDAB – Qt Automotive Suite

    KDAB has in-depth experience in supporting automotive OEMs and Tier 1s with productive solutions, innovative features and with true software expertise. The Qt Automotive suite provides a comprehensive package for automotive needs. Together with our partners we are proud to bring this tailored offering to the automotive space and to further accelerate the success of […]

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    NAA Member News: BAC expands into Japan

    Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has signed a new deal with AC Minds to make the Japanese sports car specialist its exclusive distributor for BAC Japan… The manufacturer of the world’s only road-legal, single-seater Mono supercar has had a big presence in Japan for many years. AC Minds has played a fundamental role in quenching Japan’s […]

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    NAA Member News: BasePower works with Plastic Omnium

    BasePower’s second project at Plastic Omnium, a leading Tier 1 supplier to the global automotive industry, has achieved G59 certification, marking its official ‘switch on’… BasePower has developed, funded and built the 2MWe Combined Cooling, Heat and Power (CCHP) unit at Plastic Omnium’s site in Measham, Derbyshire. The supply of electricity is now being ramped […]

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    NAA Member News: Plus Point opens new office in Filey and is shortlisted for Awards

    Plus Point Quality (Plus Point) has opened a new office in Filey, North Yorkshire to expand its quality control training to a new region of the country… After liaising with key automotive manufacturers and suppliers in the region, Cheshire-based Plus Point is aiming to bring the company’s quality control and training services closer them. It […]

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    NAA Member News: Vauxhall becomes part of PSA Group

    The sale of Opel Automobile GmbH with its brands Opel and Vauxhall by General Motors to Groupe PSA has been finalised. The market share of the enlarged Groupe PSA is now around 17 percent in Europe, making it the continent’s second largest car maker with first or second place in main markets… “It is a […]

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    Industry News: BorgWarner Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Sevcon

    BorgWarner has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sevcon, Inc., a global player in electrification technologies. Sevcon complements BorgWarner’s power electronics capabilities utilised to provide electrified propulsion solutions… “This acquisition supports our existing strategy to supply leading technology for all types of propulsion systems; combustion, hybrid and electric,” said James […]

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    Industry News: Lancashire Enterprise Partnership/UCLan Productivity Study

    Productivity lies at the heart of everything we do – if we can do things more efficiently as a business or economy, we can produce more and earn more… Lancashire Enterprise Partnership has commissioned the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to conduct research into how best to boost productivity in Lancashire. This will involve learning […]

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