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    NAA Update: UK vehicle manufacturing expected to be worth £4 billion in 2023, with increasing electrification

    January saw a surge in electrified car output, up by half to take a near record share of production, with UK Automotive being the country’s largest exporter of goods. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. Having dealt with an array of challenges as an industry in 2022, […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Adrian Botham, Servispart Consulting

    Adrian Botham from Servispart Consulting is well known to the NAA community, having been a member since 2015, but what you may not be aware of when you meet Adrian is that he’s probably secretly thinking about driving through the Grand Canyon. Name Adrian Botham Company Servispart Consulting Position Director and Management Consultant Apart from […]

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    NAA Networking Event: AMANN Threads UK, Ashton under Lyne, 30 March 2023

    AMANN develops and produces yarns specially for the automotive industry. Whether passenger safety systems or seating & interior systems, AMANN offers a comprehensive range of threads for all components in vehicle interiors. NAA Networking Event AMANN Threads UK, Ashton under Lyne 30 March 2023, 12:00 – 15:30 AMANN Group Since 1854, AMANN has been one […]

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    NAA Event Review: Accelerate your journey to Net Zero – A roadmap to decarbonisation through digital technologies

    Our most recent networking event: Accelerate your journey to Net Zero – A roadmap to decarbonisation through digital technologies, was held at Sci-Tech Daresbury last month. The event was hosted by C&W4.0, which is a Digital transformation programme for SMEs in Cheshire and Warrington delivered through a consortium of organisations including the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool), […]

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    NAA Event Review: International Trade – A Digitalised Future

    Our most recent webinar – “International Trade – A Digitalised Future” was hosted in conjunction with the Institute of Export and International Trade’s UK Manufacturing Trade Lead, Paul Brooks and Content Editor, Richard Cree. Participants were given an introduction to the Institute of Export & International Trade (IoE&IT), which included an overview of the Institute’s: […]

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    NAA Member News: 3D360 Skills Bootcamps

    NAA Member 3D360 has been chosen to deliver the new Department for Education-backed Skills Bootcamps in Cheshire, GMCA and Cumbria (Lancashire and Merseyside should come online in April 23). The 3D360 DfE Skills Bootcamps cover 3D Printing; 3D CAD, Digital Manufacturing and Industry 4.0. The courses consist of 11 modules which make up a total […]

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    NAA Member News: AGSS partners with Innovate UK to drive Net Zero manufacturing practices with new carbon calculator

    New NAA Member, Agile Group Systems and Services, a leading UK-based manufacturing and engineering technology group, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious Innovate UK grant to develop a part-level carbon calculator. The Innovate UK Smart Grant scheme is a highly competitive awards process. Out of 950 applications in their round, […]

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    NAA Member News: Bentley Breaks Ground on New Launch Quality Centre and Engineering Technical Centre

    Bentley Motors has taken the next step on its journey to become the world’s most sustainable luxury automotive manufacturer with a ground-breaking ceremony for its new Launch Quality Centre and Engineering Technical Centre. The new facility at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, England, will be integral to the brand’s preparations for future Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (BEV) […]

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    NAA Member News: Eco Group urges businesses to seize the net zero opportunity

    Businesses investing in net zero technology and practice will be at the forefront of unprecedented opportunities for growth. That’s the message from entrepreneur Eddie Black who says the net zero industrial revolution offers businesses the chance to make a positive impact on the planet while future-proofing their own organisations. Speaking ahead of the UK’s first […]

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    NAA Partner News: CW4.0 – opportunities for growth and investment through the adoption of digital technology

    Calling all SMEs based in Cheshire & Warrington who are interested in opportunities for growth and investment through the adoption of digital technology. CW4.0 is the first and only project of its kind that is tailored specifically to the manufacturing sector in Cheshire & Warrington and delivered by organisations based in the North West. Part-funded […]

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