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19 June 2014

'Investment will enhance competitiveness of UK aerospace manufacturing'

With the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 acting as a shop window to the global aerospace industry, Denton Clutterbuck, Head of Aerospace and Defence at Altran UK, explores the current state of UK aerospace manufacturing in an article published in the June 2014 issue of Aerospace Manufacturing.

The piece reviews the range of funding programmes that have been developed to support the growth of UK aerospace manufacturing, including AGP and NATEP, and argues that a long-term approach to investment both at Government level and among financial institutions will also be key to ensuring a prosperous outlook for the sector.

About Altran

Altran is a leading global provider of high-tech engineering services. For over 30 years, we have been defined by our passion for innovation.

As a trusted partner of organisations throughout the rail, automotive, aerospace, defence, energy and telecoms sectors, we enable our clients to work smarter in developing, deploying and maintaining leading-edge systems and products.

Altran is an Official Engineering Partner of the ground-breaking Solar Impulse project and a Technical Partner of Lotus F1 Team.

In the UK, we have offices in Bath, Bristol, Derby, London, Slough and Warwick. Additionally, a significant number of our engineering consultants and project teams are located at our clients' sites. Globally, Altran has more than 24,000 'Innovation Makers' in more than 20 countries, and 500 major clients.