NWAA signs customers up to ASCE programme

The North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) has signed up the first customer from outside the region to its Aerospace Supply Chain Excellence (ASCE) programme.

South Tyneside technology components manufacturer Ford Aerospace also joins the programme as the NWAA’s first independent company not receiving regional support.

The NWAA is aiming to provide a comprehensive approach to supplier development through the ASCE programme, a multi-million-pound scheme designed to elevate the key companies within the supply chain to world-competitive status.