NCC News




Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 14:19

The NCC was delighted to attend the Composites UK Industry Awards Dinner on the 4th November at the Hilton Metropole, where one of our own, Ashley Parkinson from the NCC, was nominated for the Trainee/Apprentice Award.  This was a fantastic event which ran in conjunction with the Advanced Engineering Show and offered further opportunities to network with over 200 industry professionals.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 08:56

The Coriolis Composites User Forum is organised annually by Coriolis Composites SAS – world leading manufacturer of Automated Fibre Placement machines (

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 07:28

Last week, the NCC exhibited as part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult at Offshore Europe 2015, one of the world’s largest technical exhibitions for the oil and gas sector. The event is held in Aberdeen every two years and attracts over 1,500 exhibitors and 63,000 professionals from 100+ countries.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:36

To mark the America's Cup World Series regatta in Gothenburg, Sweden, UK Trade  and Investment organised a bilateral composites conference involving around 150 delegates from the two countries.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 10:46

On 14th October 2015, the National Composites Centre will be hosting the Defence Academic Pathways (DAP) for both Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation professionals, and academic research colleagues.

DAP is a partnership led by Dstl and includes major industrial partners BAE Systems, GE, MBDA, Selex, QinetiQ and Thales, together with representatives from EPSRC, Innovate UK and a university liaison advisor.

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 09:32

The NCC is delighted announce that we will be speaking at the Shaping the Future of Near-Net and Light Weighting at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry.

This is a free, one-day conference that highlights the developments in near-net shape processes in relation to the pursuit of light weighting optimisation.

Attendees to the conference can expect:

A broad spectrum of speakers presenting over the course of the day:

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 09:59

On Tuesday 15th September the National Composites Centre will be hosting the HiPerDuCT Industry Event.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:52

The NCC is delighted to support southwest-based SME Pipex px® in announcing its latest off-site manufacturing capabilities for corrosion resistant components in FRP Composite materials, with completion of its new Resin Infusion Centre of Excellence (“RICE”) factory building at its Plymouth HQ.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 14:13
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Friday, August 7, 2015 - 14:45

The High Value Manufacturing Catapult’s latest press release contains the results of an impact report, highlighting the successes of the NCC and the other Catapult research centres, and their incredible impact on the economic growth and success of advanced manufacturing in the UK.


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