ADSS 2018, Seattle, USA

March 26-28 2018


Ten companies from Northern Ireland exhibited at the Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit (ADSS) which took place on March 26-28 2018 in Seattle. This was a unique opportunity for leaders in the aerospace industry to meet with potential industry partners.

Who exhibited




Bombardier Belfast specialises in the design, manufacture and after-market support of complex composite and metallic aero structures, including wings, fuselages and engine nacelles. It has over 40 years’ experience in developing advanced composites technologies and, since 1989, has significantly extended its capabilities through a focused investment programme of over £2.65 billion. In addition to supplying Bombardier’s families of business and commercial aircraft, Bombardier Belfast produces aircraft structures and nacelles for other international manufacturers.


Denroy Plastics Ltd


Denroy Plastics is a supplier of injection-moulded components and associated assemblies to the aerospace sector specialising in the processing of high grade engineering polymers such as PEEK, ULTEM and PPS. Denroy offers a complete customer solution from concept design through to manufacture using the latest design and moulding machine technology.


JW Kane Precision Engineering Ltd


J.W. Kane Precision Engineering Ltd is an aerospace precision machining subcontractor based in Portadown, Northern Ireland. They specialise in the machining and assembly of complex aero structures and aero engine components to customers in the UK and Europe


Kemfast PASS


Kemfast PASS provides a service that manages the planning, financing, purchase and delivery of Aerospace Inventory including Paints, sealants, adhesives, prepreg and dry weave materials, giving customers the benefit of zero inventory holding costs.


McAuley Precision Limited


McAuley Engineering was founded in 1997 by MD Jonathan McAuley. Capability includes programming, engineering, CNC machining and assembly of aerospace components. Our equipment provides 3-5 axis milling up to a 1200mm envelope, Turn/ Mill up to 3m long and Turn/ Mill multi task with up to 9 axis functionality. They also offer tube manipulation, laser cutting, folding and TIG welding.


McGreevy Engineering


McGreevy Engineering Ltd. machines components using CNC machines to Customer Specifications. Using the latest in CNC Lathes and Milling Machines, components are machined from one-offs to production runs. They operate stocking systems for Kan-Ban and J.I.T for their customers. Other services include: CNC Turning, CMC Milling, CYL Grinding, Surface Grinding and Fabrication.


Moyola Precision Engineering


Moyola Precision Engineering is a specialist provider of 5 axis components, kits and sub-assemblies to the civil and defence aerospace industry, producing aero structure, nacelle aero engine parts for the majority of Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier and SAAB aircraft programmes. It is a technology driven company, investing heavily in its capability year-on-year.


Northern Ireland Technology Centre (NITC) – QUB


The Northern Ireland Technology Centre (NITC) at Queen’s University Belfast is an industry facing research and technology unit aligned to the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. NITC plays a key role in supporting NI’s aerospace supply chain with industrial collaborative R&D and knowledge transfer activities in advanced manufacturing technologies.


Resonate Testing


Resonate Testing provides a range of vibration and shock, fire, flammability and environmental testing services to multiple engineering sectors, for clients worldwide. Their fire test lab undertakes powerplant, cargo liner, seat burn through and material flammability testing and is listed by the FAA. Resonate is UKAS accredited to ISO17025 and certified to ISO9001:2015.


RLC Langford Lodge Limited


RLC Engineering Group (RLC) is a world class provider of components and services to the Aerospace industry. Founded in 1955 and headquartered in the Isle of Man, the group is still privately-owned. With sales in excess of ?90m and over 750 employees, the group provides manufacturing, supply chain management and project management capabilities to some of the best known Primes in the aerospace sector including Martin Baker, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, Goodrich Corporation, Pratt and Whitney, Moog and Liebherr. RLC Engineering Group operates from three sites in the Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and Lancashire in the United Kingdom.

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