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Bromley PES and Materialise UK team up for international audience.

posted 15 Dec 2010, 07:31 by RiDO Rotherham
Bromley PES and Materialise UK have teamed up to show their combined capabilities in engineering design & rapid manufacturing to an international audience.

The companies had been invited to exhibit within the Sport Technology zone of the Technology World show held recently at London’s ExCeL Arena. The event in association with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), allowed representatives from leading international companies looking to generate investment, collaboration, research and business development opportunities to meet with UK science and technology organisations during the two-day show. 

The Bromley Skeleton Challenge simulator was the star exhibit of the Sport Technology zone which saw visitors from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games and the Kazan 2013 Universiade attend. Bromley showcased its R&D and manufacturing capability in producing Olympic winter sport equipment, and as the world’s leading commercial developer of high performance skeleton and bobsleigh products, currently supply the team’s of nearly 20 nations. It’s equipment has also provided the British Skeleton Bobsleigh team with all of its medals in the past two years of World Cup competition. 

The main focus however for the companies, based at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, was to showcase their capabilities for industry, as Dan Fleetcroft, design director at Bromley PES commented;

“It was an extremely successful show for both ourselves and Materialise. We had a large number of enquiries for our joint services from companies in the film production, lighting, aerospace and automotive industries, and also a potential bespoke design project using reverse engineering.”

Bromley PES is a new breed of engineering consultancy that specialises in providing performance engineering solutions by enhancing the performance of components, products and systems through integrated engineering thinking and innovation in design, materials, manufacture and testing.

Materialise enjoys a worldwide reputation for its activities in the field of rapid industrial and medical prototyping, as well as being a provider of innovative software solutions. Materialise’s Low Volume Manufacturing Solutions, allow production ready components to be manufactured in days whilst minimising investment costs. 

Together the two companies can offer a comprehensive service to clients as Philip Hudson, managing director of Materalise UK adds; 

“Shows like Technology World are important to highlight the latest developments in engineering design, rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing technologies. Techniques that were not realistic options only a few years ago are now available. In addition to exhibiting at these shows we are visiting businesses to showcase the technologies available and show how they can be applied in many processes to drive efficiency and new provide innovative ways of manufacture. We’re also keen to work with companies to understand their issues and for them to challenge us to provide a solution.”
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