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    NAA Update: Automotive growth for a zero emission future

    The SMMT’s Manifesto 2030 “Automotive growth for a zero emission future” calls for the government to commit to five pledges which would help drive the industry forward to a massive £106 billion electric vehicle production prize. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. Late last month the SMMT […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Andrew Jeffrey, Scorpion Automotive

    This is your chance to find out more about Andrew Jeffrey from Scorpion Automotive and metal core, melodic death metal and thrash metal… Name Andrew Jeffrey Company Scorpion Automotive Position Chief Operating Officer Why did you join the NAA?  To network with other automotive business owners in the North; to develop business connections with potential customers […]

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    NAA Member Profile: Smart and sustainable returnable packaging solutions from George Utz Ltd

    With a focus on smart and sustainable solutions, George Utz Ltd supplies a wide range of standard and bespoke returnable packaging products. Based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, the company is part of Utz Group, the global market leader for returnable packaging with 1350 employees and 8 production locations worldwide. Utz is the only global returnable packaging […]

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    NAA Event Review: Sigmatex

    Last month saw NAA members visit Sigmatex at its Runcorn facility, where we were superbly hosted by Dr. Gerard Turk, Strategic Project Manager and NAA Advisory Board Member, together with the Sigmatex team, in its very impressive new collaboration working space. Steven Powell, European Commercial Manager, provided an overview of the Sigmatex Group, together with […]

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    NAA Member News: The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)

    The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, is a world-leading research and innovation network that collaborates with industry and R&D experts to develop and de-risk innovative solutions for companies across the globe. We work with automotive companies of all sizes to develop better, cheaper, quicker and […]

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    NAA Member News: BAC unveils major expansion plans in North America

    Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) continues its ambitious global expansion roadmap having officially unveiled its next-phase growth plans in North America. Having recently inaugurated three new facilities in Asia, BAC has unveiled expansion plans for the US market at three state-of-the-art locations: Philadelphia, Greenwich, and Newport Beach. This expansion is set to afford the high-tech single-seater […]

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    NAA Member News: Tees Tech Awards: Fitfactory Wins Company of the Year

    The Tees Tech Awards 2023 was a night filled with anticipation, joy, and emotion as the tech community of Teesside gathered at the Kirkleatham Walled Garden Pavilion. With over 300 people in attendance, the event was organised by Tees Business in association with DigitalCity and Middlesbrough Digital, and hosted by Bob Cuffe MBE. Beyond celebrating technological achievements, the event also […]

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    NAA Member News: Neil Tierney appointed CEO NanoSUN Ltd

    NanoSUN Ltd, the Lancaster-based producer of the world’s first mass-produced mobile hydrogen refuelling station, is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Tierney as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Neil’s impressive journey is marked by the Leadership of a series of successful ventures. Always focused on the customer, Neil has secured substantial investment capital […]

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    NAA Member News: STFC fully-funded digital support for energy, decarbonisation, and supply chain projects

    STFC Hartree Centre and IBM have announced an Automotive Sector call for projects that will apply digital technologies such as AI, hybrid and multi-cloud, high performance computing (HPC), and quantum computing to challenges within the UK automotive sector. Funded as part of the Hartree National Centre for Digital Innovation (HNCDI) and supported by The Society […]

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    NAA Member News: Warwick Acoustics secures major automotive contract

    Mercia Asset Management PLC is pleased to announce that Warwick Acoustics Limited has secured its first production contract with a leading global luxury vehicle manufacturer. The multi-year contract is with a global top 10 luxury manufacturer and is a major milestone for Warwick Acoustics, validating the performance and scalability for its proprietary automotive audio system, […]

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