3 Northern Ireland companies joined Northern Ireland Aerospace at the 100% virtual edition of the Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit Seattle which took place 15-17 March 2021.
This virtual event focused on Boeing and its supply chain and brings together aerospace and defense primes, tier suppliers and contract-manufacturers. Engineering, procurement, supply chain, fabrication, commodity teams, suppliers and service providers will connect through virtual face-to-face meetings, presentations and a virtual expo with chatrooms and booths.
Northern Ireland is a global leader in aerospace technology. Northern Ireland Aerospace is fully integrated with the UK industry, the world’s second-largest aerospace nation after the USA.
We have a dynamic, rapidly growing international aerospace industry founded on a strong engineering heritage and rich in knowledge, skills and experience. Every major commercial aircraft programme depends on structures, components and expert services from Northern Ireland.
Exact CNC (NI) Ltd is a rapid response precision engineering company operating from a 70,000 sq.ft modern facility based in Newry, Northern Ireland.
The company specialises in rapid response CNC milling, turning and composite finishing predominantly for the aerospace sector. It also manufactures production volume components.
McGreevy Engineering has over 40 years’ engineering and manufacturing experience, specialising in precision machined components.
Utilising advanced manufacturing technologies, the company delivers service excellence and cost benefit, through its breadth of processes. With the capability to support rapid response, prototypes and low-rate production, McGreevy Engineering exemplifies integrated engineering solutions.
PAC Group is a Belfast-based electrical and mechanical engineering company working across the UK and Europe. Its award-winning patent-protected carbon composite preformers are used in the aerospace sector in the manufacture of carbon composite components and structures. PAC Group's Composite division delivers advice and highly specialised solutions for the aerospace industry.
Northern Ireland Aerospace - sector overview
Founded on a strong engineering heritage and rich in knowledge, skills and experience, Northern Ireland Aerospace is a dynamic cluster of 100 advanced manufacturing companies engaged in design, manufacturing and innovation.
The agile, resilient and award-winning supply chain provides quality high value-added products and services cost-effectively and on-time to major aerospace corporations.
Every major commercial aircraft programme depends on the key capabilities and expert services from Northern Ireland which includes:
- composite design
- manufacture & repair
- advanced metal forming
- precision machining
- seating & interiors
- design & stress
- tooling design and manufacturing
Innovation & Collaboration
Together with industry and academia, innovation and collaboration hubs include: