Composites Innovation Cluster celebrates its first year

Composites Innovation Cluster celebrates its first year

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The Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC), funded by the UK Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI), is celebrating its one-year mark.

The CiC comprises of 15 projects with 28 partners and aims to bring academics, suppliers, and primes together with the strategy of the National Composites Centre to support the delivery of a nationally connected network of materials specialists, manufacturing and process businesses, tooling and systems providers.

Supporting project partners

Terry Whitmore, Managing Director of Henniker Scientific, said: “Our involvement in the CiC has raised our profile within the UK composites community quite significantly. This has generated direct business for us and has also helped us to gain a much better understanding of the specific challenges facing the composites community, enabling us to develop specific plasma treatment processes ahead of our competitors.”

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