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Aerospace and defence manufacturer ASG Group flying high

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A fast growing aerospace and defence conglomerate headquartered in Stockport, UK, is making waves with its forward-thinking approach to investment, ushering in a new era of growth and innovation.

ASG Group's recent strategic moves over the last 12 months highlight a considerable multi-million pound programme of investment in new cutting-edge technology and acquisition, highlighting the firms commitment to not only meeting but surpassing the expectations of its world-class clientele.

Now with nine manufacturing locations, 7 of which in the UK, Aero Services Group (ASG Group) has introduced a culture of investment and growth amidst a flat lining economy which has created an exciting future for its 450 staff.

“ASG Group's commitment to continuous investment is not just a financial strategy; it's a cultural ethos that defines the group's approach to growth and innovation” said Group managing director, Simon Weston.

“Our recent investments underscore ASG Group's vision for the future—where collaboration, technology, and strategic investments converge to shape the landscape of UK aerospace manufacturing. As the group continues to pioneer advancements, the industry can anticipate a future defined by excellence, efficiency, and ground breaking achievements.”

Most recently, in a ground-breaking partnership which see’s Shipley-based Produmax Ltd join the group as the ninth ASG location, this partnership signifies a strategic alliance that transcends traditional boundaries, leveraging the strengths of both entities.

By combining expertise and resources, ASG Group and Produmax are set to redefine the landscape of aerospace manufacturing in the UK, paving the way for cutting-edge solutions and collaborative success.

Produmax MD Jeremy Ridyard commented: "ASG Group's value of engineering excellence align perfectly with ours, and together, we are well-equipped to take on new opportunities. Our goal together, is to drive this business to in excess of £20m over the next 5 years."

Meanwhile, Wirral based ASG AMF Engineering is set to witness an exciting phase of growth with the announcement of a new factory and the integration of advanced automation and machinery totalling £1m.

The state-of-the-art facility and automation processes are poised to enhance operational efficiency, positioning ASG AMF Engineering as a key player in shaping the future of semi-conductor & scientific equipment industries.

Across the Mersey, ASG King & Fowler' in Liverpool have made a considerable £1.35m investment in a revolutionary TSA line to keep ahead of the REACH legislation forecasted to impact the aerospace industry- a testament to the group's visionary outlook in support of its customer; Airbus.

Gareth Richards, managing director of ASG King & Fowler is excited by this new capability to be installed on site in the new year: "We are dedicated to not only meeting but exceeding industry expectations. This substantial investment in our new TSA line underscores our commitment to environmental responsibility, as well as our focus on enhancing productivity and efficiency.”

Over in Coventry on Bayton Road, precision and quality are at the forefront of ASG Arrowsmith Engineering’s strategy, evident in the multi-million pound investment in state-of-the-art metrology, machining and automation equipment.

This commitment to accuracy and excellence solidifies ASG Arrowsmith's position as a reliable partner for aerospace and defence customers and underpins the firm’s continued recognition in the SC21 supply chain programme, achieving Silver Award in 2023.

“It underlines our commitment to investing in our staff as well because it is vital that we train our workforce to the highest levels for their personal development, and to contribute to the future success of our business and the wider industry” explained ASG Arrowsmith MD, Jason Aldridge.

Throughout the global pandemic and through 2023, the group continues to invest in its capabilities, its people, which has propelled the aerospace firm to significantly growing its revenues and requiring addition of new staff as well as new premises. This success story highlights the group's leadership in driving growth and creating an exciting future for UK manufacturing.

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