in Aerospace / Defence

Formaplex welcomes new apprentice intake

Posted 1 December 2017 · Add Comment

Manufacturers of composite tooling and lightweight component solutions, Formaplex, has taken on six new apprentices.



The company, formed in 2001, is a market leader in the advanced engineering supply chain, providing tooling, design and manufacturing support to aerospace and defence companieas.
 
Based in and around Portsmouth, UK. Formaplex has four facilities giving a total manufacturing footprint of over 270,000sq.ft.
 
Apprentices L-R Sam Hutchins, James Gardner, James Saunders, Ted Davis, Harsh Patel and Dominic Allgood Mike Bryant, Formaplex CEO commented: “We are delighted to introduce our six new apprentices, all of whom went through an intensive selection process and have now completed the first three months of their four year toolmaking apprenticeships.

"Our in house apprentice training school works closely with local colleges and together they have now established a programme that will continue to develop skilled engineers that will, not only, ensure the future success of Formaplex, it will also benefit the entire engineering industry in the U.K.  We wish each one of our apprentices great success in their future careers.”  
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Aircraft production soars towards annual record

November reached new heights for aircraft deliveries, as both the highest month of this year so far and the best November on record.

Treehouse yields positive results for BAE Systems

Gloucestershire based Innovation & Creative Training Company, Treehouse, has recently completed its first management development programme for BAE Systems’ Combat Air Product Support department, with the Managing

Supacat's SOV-MH fleet accepted in New Zealand

Supacat has announced that the fleet of Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) has been accepted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence and goes into service with the New Zealand Defence Force early this year.

FDM invests in HP MJF 3D printer

UK additive manufacturing company, FDM Digital Solutions, has invested in a cutting-edge HP additive manufacturing machine which will revolutionise the way end use components are manufactured, saving time, money and resources.

R-TECH showcasing composites capabilities at JEC World

South wales based R-TECH Materials, an award-winning UK testing laboratory, is showcasing its composite capabilities at this year’s JEC World in Paris (6–8 March 2018).

TrueNoord makes sales and marketing personnel changes

TrueNoord has announced the appointment of Richard Jacobs to Head of Sales & Marketing and Carst Lindeboom as new Sales Director.

ODU SK191217191218
See us at
SMI NCWBT3110020218S&P BT281117080318Aviation Africa BT18418FIL18 BT111017220718SMI FAVSABT2411120418