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October 2006 edition

Brookhouse and Aerosud set up composites technology joint venture

Brookhouse Holdings of the U.K. is setting up a joint venture with Aerosud of Pretoria that it says will change significantly the composites engineering sector of South African aerospace.

The new joint venture company will see Brookhouse develop a new composites technology facility at the Aerosud Aviation Park based at Brookhouse’s premises in Darwen, U.K.

Richard Thorley, Brookhouse md, says: “This facility will be designed by Brookhouse. Phase 1 of this joint venture will feature a high specification clean room, monitoring processes, an autoclave and associated equipment. In addition, Brookhouse will develop composites work packages and provide suitable training to help the new company obtain the necessary quality approvals.”

Brookhouse is a composites manufacturer and assembly company. ....

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