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Mazak i-500 Arrives

New Mazak i-500.     To support a new contract that requires the machining of complex hard metals parts, A&G have added 2 Mazak i-500 machines to their existing Mazak machining cell. These machines provide highly versatile full simultaneous 5-axis vertical machining, that can machine multiple and complex curved surfaces, with high-precision in a single [...]

September 28th, 2018|Latest News|

A&G Receive Coveted SC21Gold Award

      Presented by ADS at this year’s Farnborough air show, A&G the first UK manufacturer to receive the coveted SC21 Gold Award.       Since 2010 A&G have worked closely with the North-West Aerospace Alliance on the “Achieving Supply Chain Excellence Programme” and using the EFQM “five steps learner to world class [...]

September 28th, 2018|Latest News|

A&G Treatment Approvals

Following the acquisition of a treatment facility in June, A&G are proud to announce that we are now both NADCAP and AS9100 Revision D. approved for the below scope of supply. Manufacture and sub-assembly of precision components for Aerospace and General Engineering industries. The processing of metallic components using Chromic Acid Anodising, Chemical Conversion Coating (Alocrom) [...]

September 28th, 2018|Latest News|

Apprentice Intake 2018

Apprentice Intake 2018 A&G are again delighted to announce that four apprentices have joined the company in August .   The four successful candidate’s all attended St Aiden’s Secondary School and will spend their first year at Training 2000 Blackburn.       Apprentices with appointment letters

September 28th, 2018|Latest News|

Fleetwood Charity Primary School

  As part of the A&G Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics project, A&G invited 15 children and 2 teachers to spend a morning at A&G The Students were introduced via two exercises to some basic engineering principles. These exercises were separated by a tour of the workshop concluding with a lunch and certificate presentations. In [...]

July 25th, 2018|Latest News|

Women’s Business Council

Women's Business Council On the 19thJuly Imran Rasul the Bae Group Procurement Director, attended an event run by the Women's Business Council to celebrate the launch of two supportive toolkits designed particularly for organisations within the Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.   This was to support greater gender diversity and build the talent [...]

July 25th, 2018|Latest News|

Work Experience – May 2018

For the fourth consecutive year 8 students from St Aidan's high school came for their week's work experience to A&G. We were particularly pleased to welcome our first female student who could possibly become our first female apprentice. All students were rotated on a daily basis visiting work areas including 3 & 5 axis milling, [...]

June 6th, 2018|Latest News|

Apprentice Intake 2018

A&G are delighted to announce that they will continue their policy of training four apprentices each year. All four apprentices attend St Aidan's School Knott End and spent their work experience placement last year at A&G They will begin their apprenticeships at the end of August by spending their first year at the T2000 training [...]

May 22nd, 2018|Latest News|

A&G invited to be STEM Ambassadors

  A&G have been invited by Bae Systems to provide Ambassadors to support their participation in the national Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiative. After training and in partnership with Bae the Ambassadors will provide industry educational support to schools and youth organisations in the local area. This will include such activities as: Delivering short [...]

February 21st, 2018|Latest News|

Supplier Continuous Improvements

A&G are currently completing their SC 21 performance submission for year 3 Silver Award status. Covering the areas of Manufacturing, Business and relationship Excellence and Quality and Delivery performance together with an updated Continuous Sustainable Improvement Plan aimed at achieving SC21 Gold Award by mid-2018  

January 25th, 2018|Latest News|