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08 January 2014

Altran becomes an IET Corporate Partner

Altran is delighted to announce that it has become a Corporate Partner of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the leading professional society for the engineering and technology community.

Altran is an innovation and high-tech engineering partner of major businesses across the automotive, aerospace, defence, energy, life sciences, rail and telecoms sectors. Altran’s UK clients include BAE Systems, EDF Energy, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, NATS, Rolls-Royce, Telefonica O2 and Vodafone. The firm employs over 400 permanent staff in the UK and has offices (including secure facilities) in Bath, Bristol, Coventry, London, Loughborough, Manchester and Slough.

Making the announcement, Mike Simms, CEO of Altran UK (above right), said: “The UK is a priority market for Altran. We are a growing business, creating high-value, sustainable engineering jobs. And we are delighted to demonstrate our long-term commitment to UK engineering by becoming a Corporate Partner of the IET. This partnership will enable Altran to provide its UK-based engineers and technical staff with the very best professional development support available and to play an active role at the very heart of Britain’s engineering community.”

Barry Brooks, President of the IET (above left), added: “I am very pleased to welcome Altran as a Corporate Partner of the IET. We will be working closely with Mike and his leadership team to develop and deliver a tailored package of products, services, information, events, training and professional development support that will enable Altran, their engineers and technicians, to maintain the most up-to-date engineering knowledge and skills.  We hope that the close relationship will provide mutual benefit via knowledge sharing through the IET’s many journals, conferences and other learned society activities.”

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.