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South West Aerospace winners celebrated at awards evening

Stars of the UK’s South West aerospace and defence sector, including a number working in the field of advanced composites, have been honoured.

30th June 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Bristol

Transport/​Aerospace

Organised by West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF), the inaugural awards celebrate the sector’s “unsung heroes” and shine a spotlight on their outstanding achievements. The representatives of the South West aerospace sector joined forces to honour the winners, with a key note speech given by Peaches Golding OBE, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol.

Backed by headline sponsors Artemis Optical, Osborne Clarke and SKF Aerospace, the awards attracted scores of entries, with tight competition for the judging panel of independent recognised experts from across the region’s aerospace and defence industry. The South West has one of the largest concentrations of aerospace and defence capabilities in Europe, and is the biggest aerospace cluster in the UK worth more than £7 billion.

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