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    NAA Update: Launch of the Advanced Manufacturing Plan and the UK Battery Strategy; Rules of Origin extended

    The run-up to Christmas has seen lots of good news for the UK automotive sector, including the launch of the Advanced Manufacturing Plan, with its £4.5 billion for advanced manufacturing, over £2 billion of which goes to automotive; the launch of the UK Battery Strategy; and the European Commission proposal for the current rules of […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Dave Smyth, Mercury Hampton

    Dave Smyth, Strategic Account Manager, Mercury Hampton, is in the business of recruitment, when not chasing Ferraris on his motorbike. Name Dave Smyth Company Mercury Hampton Position Strategic Account Manager Apart from that Director at Birchwood Golf Club, FORE Business Golf Group (The Mere) Association with NAA Recently partnered with the NAA – looking to […]

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    NAA Event Review: Battery Electric Vehicles – A Volatile Market

    Our most recent webinar, Battery Electric Vehicles – A Volatile Market, saw consulting firm Grant Thornton give a fascinating insight into the latest developments and trends in the field of electric vehicle engineering and manufacture. Grant Thornton’s Owen Edwards, Head of Downstream Automotive Consulting, started by giving attendees an overview of the various battery technologies […]

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    NAA Event Review: UTAC’s Leyland Technical Centre

    Last month saw us returning to UTAC’s Leyland Technical Centre, where we were hosted by Steve Berry (Head of Sales – New Business) and Andrew Mcainsh (Site Services Manager). Delegates were given an overview of the UTAC group’s current global operations as follows: • 6 test centres in UK, France, Germany, Finland and USA • […]

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    NAA Event Review: STFC Hartree Centre, Daresbury

    Our most recent event saw us visit NAA member Hartree Centre’s Automotive Unit at Daresbury, where we were hosted by Simeon Clow, Business Development Manager; Tim Powell, Automotive Specialist; and Kate Currie, Business Development Executive.  The Hartree Centre is part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) – one of Europe’s largest multi-disciplinary scientific research organisations […]

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    NAA Member News: DHL HR Guide to Supply Chain

    A lot is written about the many ways in which new technologies are transforming the supply chain industry. That’s because digitalisation has changed everything, from how we recruit, to the way that people look for jobs. Indeed, at DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading logistics provider, we are at the forefront of integrating those new […]

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    NAA Member News: Fitfactory’s Monumental 2023

    As we stand on the brink of a new chapter, it’s time to reflect on the extraordinary journey that was 2023. Fitfactory has seen monumental growth, marked by significant milestones that have shaped our trajectory.  Here’s a glimpse of Fitfactory’s 2023 Year in Review. In June we were thrilled to announce our strategic acquisition by […]

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    NAA Member News: Liverpool Lifesciences UTC Autodesk Design Challenge ‘Concept Cars’

    Liverpool Lifesciences UTC and the Studio School have been commissioned by Autodesk Education to set this year’s UTC design challenge. The challenge will be open to any of the UK’s 47 UTCs, with students aged between 14-19 eligible to take part. This year the project is inspired by BAC (Briggs Automotive Company) and the Challenge has […]

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    NAA Member News: Winner of 2023 Good Design Award – the new OMRON V460-H Intelligent DPM Reader

    OMRON, a global leader in industrial automation has launched the new V460-H Intelligent Direct-Part Mark (DPM) Industrial Reader. This rugged handheld reader delivers advanced decoding performance while offering Ethernet network connectivity to meet the needs of today’s dynamic manufacturing and logistics sectors. The new V460-H is one of the five OMRON products that won this year’s […]

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    NAA Member News: STFC Hartree Centre – Innovate UK BridgeAI

    Innovate UK BridgeAI offers comprehensive funding and support solutions to businesses in the transport sector, facilitating the adoption of AI through a range of offerings. With a focus on bridging the AI divide between the supply and demand side of the ecosystem, Innovate UK BridgeAI enables businesses to harness the power of AI technologies to drive […]

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