MSM appoints new Technical Director, Chris Taylor

MSM would like to welcome Chris Taylor as its new Technical Director. Chris joins the company with a wealth of experience as he has spent almost 20 years working in various roles in engineering and manufacturing in the aerospace industry.  Q1 Congratulations on your new role as Technical Director. What attracted you to this role at MSM? […]

MSM to exhibit at Farnborough Airshow 2024

MSM will be exhibiting at the world’s leading aerospace event, Farnborough International Airshow, from 22nd to 26th of July. Companies from across the world within the aerospace, aviation and defence industries will come together in an effort to collaborate, build partnerships and network. The Farnborough International Airshow 2024 provides a global platform to showcase the […]

World Class Research in Sustainable Aviation

Earlier this month the Industry Minister Alan Mak joined UK aerospace industry leaders at an event to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), a joint government-industry funded organisation that drives world-class research in sustainable aviation. Airbus, Rolls-Royce and a range of other aerospace leaders celebrated the success of the ATI in […]

MSM aerospace fabricators demonstrates continuous commitment to Quality

Nadcap® recognises MSM for its commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality. MSM is proud to receive Nadcap® re-accreditation for Welding by demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications. Michael Pedley, CEO at MSM comments “Some 23 years ago, MSM was the first supply chain company in the North […]

MSM introduces its first T Level Student

The team at MSM aerospace fabricators is delighted to welcome Liam Elton, our first T Level student. Liam is studying a two-year course in Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing at Hopwood Hall College, Manchester. The course covers customer and client requirements, principles of design, design processes and communication in design, as well as […]

MSM celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2024

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2024, we chatted with Charlotte Goodridge, the youngest member of the MSM team and our first female Apprentice in Fabrication & Welding. Q1 Firstly, congratulations Charlotte on starting your apprenticeship with MSM, when did you first realise you were interested in engineering, specifically welding for aerospace? A1. I have always […]

How MSM made the virtual a reality with the help of Made Smarter

MSM aerospace fabricators has invested in Digital Twin technology to redesign its new factory and unlock production and capacity planning in the future, thanks to Made Smarter funding. Designing, developing and delivering parts for Airbus and Boeing, MSM aerospace fabricators and its 60-strong team has outgrown its current premises and is planning a new state-of-the […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

The team at MSM would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We would like to thank all our customers and suppliers for their support this year and we look forward to a prosperous 2024! We will close at 5pm Thursday 21st December and re-open on Tuesday 2nd January. The […]

HNC Success for MSM

Big congratulations to Sam Ireland and Junaid Shouket on achieving their HNCs with distinctions in Engineering Manufacturing, Level 4. Both have recently completed a two year course on a day-release basis at Rochdale Training. Following completion of the course, Sam Ireland has been promoted from Manufacturing Engineer to Engineering Team Leader, leading MSM’s skilled engineering […]

MSM attends the ADS Toulouse Annual Event

The team at MSM was delighted to attend another successful ADS Toulouse event, the aerospace event of the year! The attendance this year was at its highest, demonstrating how French and UK Aerospace companies are passionate about the Industry and keen to share meaningful connections and industry insights. The Guest of Honour was Airbus Chief […]

Q&A with MSM’s new Managing Director, Gary Turner

Today we chat with Gary Turner, new Managing Director at MSM aerospace fabricators.   1. Gary congratulations on your new role. MSM is expanding rapidly, with the recent addition of 12 new staff members. There is a lot of talk about the skills gap in the industry, how important is the quality of the team […]

MSM attends the Liebherr Supplier Conference

MSM attended the Liebherr Supplier Conference in the spectacular Dornier Museum in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The procurement departments of Liebherr-Aerospace invited its suppliers, and more than 300 participants from all over the world attended the conference. The event involved many conversations and the exchanging of views about the challenges facing the aerospace industry in today’s climate. […]

Exciting times at MSM

MSM is very pleased to announce the appointments of Gary Turner as Managing Director and Mike Rothwell as Operations Director. They bring a wealth of talent and experience to the board; our shareholders have absolute confidence in their abilities to drive the company forward. Congratulations and well deserved to you both!

Manufacturing Engineer Placement

We chat to Joe Bland as he reflects on his Year in Industry at MSM working as a manufacturing engineer. Joe what course are you studying and where? I am studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester where I am going into my final year to complete my Masters. What did your role at […]

PrintCity accelerator programme

Jesu, Manufacturing Engineer at MSM, visited PrintCity Network to learn more about 3D printing and how it can be further used by MSM. The 2-day course included a deeper understanding of PrintCity and how they help SMEs, an insight into 3D printing and the various materials that can be printed and included printing of an […]

Q&A with Charles Dickson, Manufacturing Engineer at MSM

Q1 Congratulations Charles on completing your first year with MSM as a Manufacturing Engineer. What does this role involve? This role comprises of designing tools and processes to manufacture new products whilst ensuring the operation is cost-efficient and conforms to aerospace standards. The position also involves maintaining MSM’s high-quality, continuous production while supporting the special […]

MSM returns from a successful Farnborough Airshow

The team from MSM has just returned from the biggest aerospace event, the Farnborough International Airshow. Last week businesses from across the world within the aerospace, aviation and defence industries gathered in Farnborough to do business, build partnerships and network. MSM aerospace fabricators is an advanced engineering and manufacturing company that designs, develops and delivers […]

MSM to exhibit at the Farnborough Airshow

MSM will be exhibiting at the biggest aerospace event, Farnborough International Airshow, from 18th to 22nd of July. Companies from across the world within the aerospace, aviation and defence industries will come together in an effort to collaborate, build partnerships and network. The Farnborough International Airshow 2022 provides a global platform to showcase the companies […]

Minister for Industry Lee Rowley visits MSM

Minister for Industry visits MSM to see the positive impact of new technology and digital skills introduced with support from Made Smarter   MSM aerospace fabricators develops and manufactures complex parts and assemblies for Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and has been engaged with the Made Smarter North West adoption programme for three years. MSM has […]

MSM Helicopter Exhaust MRO

MSM has recently completed an exhaust refurbishment programme for a fleet of helicopters. The project included modification and repair to the jetpipe and its metallic insulation. MSM’s MRO team removed the existing insulation, stripped and cleaned the pipe then performed a full dye penetrant NDT check on their electrostatic line, this is to inspect for […]

MSM repairs Minisport’s World Rally Car

MSM’s CAA approved MRO department were given a different challenge recently when approached by classic mini specialists, Minisport. The exhaust manifold on their World Rally Car had cracked and the heat insulating thermal blanket was heavily damaged by the hot gases from its turbocharger.   The car was originally manufactured by Prodrive and used in […]

MSM aerospace fabricators invests in 3D printing technology

MSM has purchased an Ultimaker 3D printer to assist its R&D and new product introduction programmes. Specialising in metalforming, MSM manufactures complex components in high temperature metals. Additive manufacturing has been adopted for rapid production of prototypes, inspection fixtures and press tooling. An example shown is part of an aircraft exhaust which was proving difficult […]

Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter

The UK’s aviation and aerospace sectors are making a commitment to work together to build a more balanced and fair industry for women by launching a Charter for Women. MSM is extremely proud to have signed the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter at the annual ADS Toulouse event. It is a ‘pledge for gender […]

Aerospace Wales event a great success for MSM

MSM was recently invited to take part in the Aerospace Wales B2B event, held at the new AMRC Facility in Broughton, North Wales. This building will be the R&D site for “Wing of the Future” – helping to bring all the benefits of a green future for aerospace. Broughton of course is the home of […]

MSM to exhibit at Aerospace Wales Expo

MSM aerospace fabricators to exhibit at the Aerospace Wales capability showcase & supply chain event at the AMRC Wales, Broughton, North Wales on Thursday 5th December 2019. MSM aerospace fabricators provides innovative metalforming solutions and complex fabrications for aircraft engine, nacelle and thermal systems applications. Wales is now a centre of excellence for aerospace manufacturing […]

HS748 jetpipes 30 years on

30 years on from the end of the production run, MSM aerospace has recently manufactured a number of engine exhaust jetpipes for the HS748 turboprop aircraft.

Meet MSM’s new Sales, Planning and Programming Coordinator

The team at MSM would like to welcome Matthew Holdstock as the new Sales, Planning and Programming Coordinator. Matt’s new role is to assist with the planning and production side of things at MSM, essentially following the production of parts around the factory from start to finish, sometimes giving them a little nudge in the […]

Digitalisation In Aerospace Manufacturing

It is clear that the aerospace industry is currently in an uplift phase, with many aircraft deals announced recently, an additional £3.3 billion contributed towards the UK economy. However, concerns have been raised around current manufacturing processes and the ability to support this growth as well as the growing concern about the skills gap within the […]

Farnborough Airshow huge success!

MSM had a fantastic week exhibiting at the International Farnborough Airshow. Michael Pedley, Managing Director adds “We had a really busy show, catching up with existing customers and suppliers and also meeting new potential clients. Farnborough provides a great opportunity to meet face to face with people from our industry and to showcase MSM’s advanced […]

Count down to Farnborough Airshow begins

The future starts here, so begins the strapline used for this year’s Farnborough Airshow.  MSM will be there, exhibiting in Hall 4 on stand number 4670. During the week we will have about 10 members of staff visiting the show for the first time, to gain experience and add to their knowledge of the wider […]

Re-lifing a Turboprop aircraft exhaust

MSM aerospace fabricators specialises in aircraft MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) through its EASA 145 approved specialist facility.  Based in the North West of England, on the outskirts of Manchester, MSM is only 10 miles/16 kms from Manchester International Airport. From here we service numerous airlines including budget, regional and  international, as well as other MRO […]

MSM to exhibit at Farnborough Airshow 2018

Leading SME manufacturer, MSM aerospace fabricators is exhibiting at the Farnborough Airshow from July 16th to 22nd, come join us on stand 4670, Hall 4. MSM specialises in complex forming and welding of high temperature metals, such as inconel and titanium. We manufacture and repair aerospace components, bleed air ducts, anti-ice piccolo tubes, ozone converters, intakes and exhausts,nacelle and heat exchanger fabrications, fuel, […]

MSM supports local charities

Senior Quality Inspector at MSM, Derek Gorman, recently completed a certificate in Leadership and Management. However when Derek is not keeping a close eye on MSM’s quality procedures he is  Founder and DJ at Irlam Social Club based in Manchester. 

New logistic hub for MSM

MSM recently opened a new logistics hub situated in a bespoke adjacent building. The new hub provides additional production floor space and a dedicated stores, supply chain and logistics center for MSM. Already the new facility has resulted in increased efficiencies of production and delivery. MSM is committed to improving its service to customers.

MSM invests in VTL

MSM has invested in a VTL and state-of-the-art auto-Tig welding equipment to increase our efficiency and capabilities. Both machines will allow higher rate and improved abilities through our roll and weld cell. The latest addition to MSM’s capability, the Doosan 1100 VTL was purchased from Mills CNC to supplement our roll and weld cell, and […]

MSM celebrates in Style!

MSM celebrated its 80th anniversary at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry in September. From our inception in 1937 we are proud to have manufactured complex fabrications for many iconic aircraft, from Avro, Fairey and Bristol to Airbus and Boeing aircraft today. Guests included retired staff from the 1960’s and 70’s and long term suppliers. […]