Event

Composites UK - Leonardo Helicopters: Meet the Buyer

Thursday, 11 May 2023

iAero, Yeovil

Composites UK is holding a meet-the-buyer event on 11th May with Leonardo Helicopters. Leonardo Helicopters is a global leader in the research, design, development, production and customer support of rotary aircraft for commercial, public service, and security and defence applications. The company recently celebrated 75 years in business.

The event, which takes place at Leonardo’s Yeovil site, in the iAero facility, will run from 10am – 3pm followed by a tour and will give up to 80 attendees the opportunity to potentially become part of the company’s supply chain.

Programme

The day will run from 10am – 3pm:

  • Opening and introduction by Leonardo and iAero
  • A welcome from Composites UK
  • Presentations from Leonardo representatives (Simon Stacey – Research & Innovation (UK) | James Tazzyman – Procurement Programme Manager – Future Development Programme)
    • A look at their innovation processes on printing, layering, filaments and the challenges Leonardo faces when seeking new suppliers.
    • Future developments
    • An overview of a project the company is working on with the National Composites Centre (NCC) - Andrew Limmack - Chief Engineer - Aero Propulsion
  • Q&A Session
  • Exhibitor Pitches
  • Delegate networking with Leonardo
  • A tour of iAero
  • Birmingham
    Read more about Smart Factory Expo

    Smart Factory Expo

    05 - 06 Jun 2024
    The National Composites Centre will be joining the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult at Smart Factory Expo, 5-6 June, being held at the NEC Birmingham, located at stand 4-D80, with Innovate UK.
  • NCC
    Read more about Hydrogen Supply Chain Opportunities in the South West

    Hydrogen Supply Chain Opportunities in the South West

    11 Jun 2024
    The National Composites Centre will be hosting 'Hydrogen Supply Chain Opportunities in the South West', on behalf of Hydrogen South West and the Hydrogen Innovation Initiative (HII), taking place 11th June, 2-4pm.

Keep up to date

Sign up to receive the latest updates, news and events from
the National Composites Centre