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Business Agency visited the AMTC to understand its value in supporting the Engineering & Manufacturing sector on the Isle of Man

The Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) is a multi-million pound facility which hosts University College Isle of Man (UCM)’s manufacturing engineering courses. The centre was opened in 2014 and was designed in conjunction with industry to ensure students receive the best training and are prepared to start work within this industrial sector. The Engineering Department ...

Aerospace Cluster Member, Assystem Technologies, wins major contract with Airbus

Assystem Technologies have proven yet again their expertise and world-class engineering services after winning the tender as a ‘Dual Partner’ for Airbus in support of Single Aisle Incremental Development (ID) activities for the Airbus A320, as well as work on the Airbus A321 XLR variant. Jonathan Taylor, Operations Director commented:  'We are delighted to have ...

IOM Aerospace Cluster Forum 43

On Friday 12th October the IOMAC held their 43rd Forum at St John's Mill, hosted by the North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) and the Business Isle of Man Agency. As promised, it was an interesting and relevant forum for the members, graduates and other guests to meet and discuss the industry's progression. Guest speaker, Sean ...

Five Swagelok associates earn Engineering Degrees

Swagelok had a momentous week in July, when 5 of their associates gained their Engineering degrees.  Congratulations to Christopher Killey, Barney Helleur, Daniel Catlow, Gerard Landels and Ashley Howard.  All their hard work has finally paid off, we wish them every success in their careers.

Chairman of Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster recognised in prestigious industry Top 100

Adrian Moore, Chairman of the Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster (IOMAC) and Business Development Manager at the Department of Economic Development, has received a Manufacturer Top 100 award. The awards, presented by The Manufacturer magazine, recognised outstanding individuals within the sector. The Manufacturer also publishes details of award winners within their annual Top 100 publication. ...

2017 Launch of the Three-Year Aerospace Cluster Strategy

The Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster (IOMAC) has announced its three-year Cluster Strategy outlining a number of key objectives that it aims to achieve by 2020. The Department of Economic Development is one of the seven public and private sector organisations that make up the IOMAC's committee. The new strategy focuses on promoting and developing ...