WEAF to host additive manufacturing focus day

New MillsWest of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF), to hold a ‘focus day’ concerning additive manufacturing techniques and aimed at companies involved with aerospace design and manufacture. It will include presentations by expert engineers on the latest manufacturing and metrology technologies.

The Additive Manufacturing Focus Day will take place at engineering firm Renishaw’s Gloucestershire headquarters (pictured) on 28 November and feature presentations on its digitally driven laser melting technology. Delegates will also hear from Altair about its design software for additive manufacturing applications; and from BAE Systems, which uses the additive process for product development.

There will also be the opportunity to have a tour of Renishaw’s New Mills facility. To register for the event, visit http://www.weaf.co.uk/events/view/all/197.

Copyright Ken Hurst 2013


About Ken Hurst

Ken Hurst began his career as a journalist in London over 30 years ago, working on a range of publications before moving on to weekly newspaper production in the newly-independent Zambia of the 1970s. He returned to the UK where his work included spells on newspapers and magazines, before moving to head up Norwich Union’s corporate affairs division. In the 1990s he moved on to freelance, co-own and publish the B2B audio magazine Sound and front the BBC radio Yesterday’s Papers programme. There followed six years as Business Editor at Britain’s biggest selling regional daily newspaper, The Eastern Daily Press, where he led an award-winning team and for whom he still writes a weekly socio/political comment column. Subsequently, he was Group Editorial Director at CBM, responsible for its UK and US magazine output – including The Manufacturer magazine – research-driven industry reports and live events content. Currently he is Contributing Editor at Works Management magazine publisher Findlay Media and Chairman of the consumer publishing house TNT Multimedia Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the British Association of Communicators in Business.
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