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    Northern Automotive Alliance Awards recognise the achievements of companies during the pandemic

    Wynne Aviation Services, a company that provided life-saving logistics solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, has won the title of ‘Company of the Year’ at the 2021 Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards. The event took place in Cheshire on 23 September and showcased the successes of vehicle manufacturers, supply chain companies and service providers in the […]

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    NAA Update: Just over two weeks to go until our Awards & Networking Dinner – last chance to book!

    Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well.   With just over two weeks to go until we hold our Awards & Networking Dinner, please reserve your place so you don’t miss out. We will be returning to the Mere Golf Resort & Spa in Knutsford on 23rd September and are pleased […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Lee Parnell, Managing Director, Preston Technical Ltd

    Lee Parnell is Managing Director of Preston Technical Ltd when he’s not supervising three kids and an elderly dog… Name Lee Parnell Company Preston Technical Ltd Position Managing Director Apart from that Manufacturers Alliance Association with NAA We have been involved with the NAA on and off for many years, I recently took part in […]

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    NAA Member News: AMC has rebranded

    AMC has rebranded and is making significant plans to cement itself as the UK leading copper cable manufacturer. Two years ago, AMC underwent an acquisition by a major investment group – this has led to a renewed drive to continue to grow the business at an increased rate. Whilst various strategic growth opportunities have been […]

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    NAA Member News: Blackpool and The Fylde College Training Solutions

    Blackpool and The Fylde College has a long history of helping businesses flourish, providing organisations with a great range of training opportunities, from short courses to apprenticeships. The College works with more than 1,800 businesses – nationally, regionally and locally – to deliver bespoke workforce development programmes across a wide variety of sectors. At B&FC […]

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    NAA Member News: Lotus Cars Awards DHL Supply Chain Five-Year Contract

    DHL Supply Chain has been appointed by Lotus Cars to manage the iconic car maker’s inbound-to-manufacturing warehousing and transport operations for the next five years… Read more DHL Supply Chain will be working in close partnership with Lotus Cars, using its deep expertise in auto-mobility supply chains to support production of the newly revealed Emira sports […]

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    NAA Member News: Helical Technology Technical Centre – New Engine Test Bench

    NAA Member, Helical Technology, based in Lancashire, continues to develop its Technical Centre with the construction of a new engine test bench for engines in the range of 2MW power output. This new test facility, currently under construction at the company’s Warton site, is due for completion in early Q4 2021. The Technical Centre was […]

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    NAA Member News: University support to reduce the carbon intensity of your business

    This year will see COP26 come to the UK and the environmental and social impact of business has never been higher on the agenda. The UK is aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050 and some regions, including Greater Manchester, are bringing that date forward to 2038. Reducing the carbon intensity of your operations is key […]

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    NAA Member News: Hydrogen Fuelled Fire Engines are Focus of Latest Funded Project at ULEMCo

    ULEMCo, the hydrogen fuel pioneer, has been awarded government funding with its partners to produce an optimised design for specialised hydrogen fuelled vehicles. Working with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and its Fire and Rescue Service, ULEMCo will design the fuel cell electric powertrain configuration for zero emission fire appliances. Named HySPERT – for HYdrogen Special […]

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    Industry News: New Niche Vehicle Network Website Launched

    The new Niche Vehicle Network (NVN) website in now live! The new site features a fresh, new look and feel, new imagery and content, greatly enhanced functionality, together with a dedicated Members Area with new networking tools. Key features include:   • Latest industry news • Information and updates on NVN Funding Competitions • NVN networking […]

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