NCC News




Friday, November 15, 2013 - 14:07

The National Composites Centre and the University of Bristol were pleased to support the Made in the South West Insider Magazine Awards 2013 last night.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 17:21

We are delighted to announce that GE have joined us as a Tier 1 Member.


Read more at the GE website.

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 16:20

GKN Aerospace will be exhibiting an advanced winglet lower skin, produced as part of an advanced winglet development project within the the STeM programme, at the Advanced Engineering Show, on the National Composites Centre stand D193, November 12th and 13th 2013.


Monday, October 28, 2013 - 17:38

The National Composites Centre has been working with Strategic Economics to carry out European Regional Development Fund interviews. These interviews cover a wide range of sectors and seek to find out how the NCC has helped its customers. One full-day of interviews has already taken place and another will take place this week. The economists’ audit report confirms how the NCC has been helping change the future use of composites in industry.

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 17:32

Last week, Business Support Engineer, Nigel Keen, and Business Development Coordinator, Stacey Downton, attended the Torbay HiTech Forum at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay.


Friday, October 18, 2013 - 11:23

We will be on Stand D193 at the Composites Engineering Show 2013 at the NEC, Birmingham.  Come and see us!

Click here to register for a visitor's pass.



Friday, October 18, 2013 - 11:17

The NCC industrial membership has gained a new member in the carbon textile solutions company, Sigmatex. The global firm develops and manufactures carbon fibre textiles for composite material applications. They join the National Composites Centre as a Tier 2 Member. The new deal is an important strategic move for Sigmatex as they join 30 major industrial players in the composites sector who form the rapidly expanding membership of the NCC.

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:00

UK ICE 2011 is your chance to find out about key developments in the composites industry by meeting with high profile international companies from eleven key markets. The event programme will take place in Manchester, Belfast and Bristol and will offer you the opportunity to participate in targeted one-to-one international business exchange meetings with key companies.

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:00

Responding to today’s announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Executive Director of the National Composites Centre (NCC), Peter Chivers, said: “I am delighted for the NCC to be working with the six other centres –the Advanced Forming Research Centre at the University of Strathclyde, the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Rotherham, t

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 10:54

UK Composites Supply Chain Programme Workshop - 2nd March 2011, London Opportunities for Composites Business in the UK Composites Supply Chain Talks will cover opportunities and future OEM requirements in: Aerospace Defense Marine Automotive Oil and Gas Renewable Energy Confirmed speakers: Airbus AgustaWestland BAE Systems Awaiting confirmation of other OEM Speakers. There will be "Meet the Buyer" sessions where OEMs will be making contacts with the companies wishing to enter into the composites supply chain. As well as this, there will be talks about the UK Composites Strategy and how companies can be supported in skills, technology and exporting. Agenda is…


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