NCC News

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 16:00

The National Composites Centre (NCC) is pleased to announce the launch of a series of regional SME roadshow events for 2017 in partnership with Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites supply chain. The first of these events covers the Bristol and South West region and takes place on Wednesday 22nd March, fittingly at the NCC.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 16:15

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) held its annual Showcase in Aberdeen on 1st March with an influential audience of technologists from some of its 40 or so members (which includes multinational operating giants such as BP, Chevron, Shell and Total) and service companies of all sizes from across the UK.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 08:51

This month, the National Composites Centre (NCC) welcomed Loop Technology, as the latest Associate Member. Loop Technology brings extensive expertise in the provision of advanced automation systems with a particular focus on composites manufacturing. This exciting partnership will see the building and launch of the state-of-the-art Automated Preforming Cell, further developing cutting-edge composite related automation systems.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:33

On Friday 10th February, a new and important institution in the UK's oil and gas industry opened its doors for business. With extensive coverage from Scottish and UK media - including extensive coverage on BBC TV and Radios 4 and 5 Live - the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) was officially launched.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 14:47

On Tuesday 31st January 2017, Neil Appleton, Market Development Lead at the National Composites Centre, attended the Composites in Construction conference in Amsterdam. The event had an attendance of around 100 industry figures including clients, designers and suppliers.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 14:39

Subsea Expo 2017 is a three-day conference and exhibition organised by Subsea UK and is Europe’s largest subsea event. It is aimed at all those organisations which have interests in subsea activities including oil and gas (hence Aberdeen, Europe’s oil and gas capital), renewable energy and sub-sea mining.

Over 4,500 visitors attended Subsea Expo 2017, with delegates from all corners of the world, including DIT-escorted missions from Brazil, China, Japan and Mozambique.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:27

The National Composites Centre (NCC) was pleased to host the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Industry and Energy, Jesse Norman MP, from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). 

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:23

The National Composites Centre (NCC) is delighted to welcome GOM, as our latest Associate Member. GOM develops systems and software for automated 3D coordinate measuring technology and 3D testing based on the latest research and innovative technologies. 

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 11:28

In summer this year, the National Composites Centre (NCC), alongside Composites UK Members and the Industrial Steering Group, chaired by Rolls Royce, will launch a new apprenticeship specifically designed for the Composites sector. 

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 12:24

NCC Tier 2 Member, 3M, are hosting a seminar at the NCC on Thursday 23rd February, giving you the opportunity to come and discuss your adhesive bonding application questions with 3M Senior Specialists in Automotive and Aerospace Adhesive Applications. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Bernard Sikkel and Andrew Marks are more than qualified to help assist with your adhesive needs. This event will run between 1pm - 4pm with 12 x 15 minute slots open for grabs!


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