Northern Ireland had a stand at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022 showcasing some of the region’s companies who are contributing to the successful manufacture of 1 in 3 of the world’s commercial aircraft seats.

Major global aerospace companies Collins Aerospace, Thompson Aero Seating, Airbus, Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems and GKN Aerospace all depend on Northern Ireland's expert, dependable supply chain to provide quality high value-added products and services cost-effectively and on time.

Key technologies include: precision machining; plastic injection moulding; composite design and manufacture; advanced metal forming; dress covers; seating & galleys and design & stress.

Northern Ireland companies hold internationally recognised aerospace approvals and accreditations including AS9100, ISO9001 and NADCAP and are SC21 award winners, demonstrating world-class quality and OTD performance.

Learn more about the Aerospace sector in Northern Ireland

Who attended

  • Established in 1996 and a family owned business, Bradfor Ltd specialises in the manufacture of dress covers, diaphragms, life vest pouches, straps and general upholstery for prestigious local and international aerospace companies. 

    Bradfor is accredited to BSI AS9100/ISO9001, EFQM 5 Star and Part 21G.

  • Causeway Aero is a specialist aircraft interior services provider and Tier 1 Aero Integrator supporting Part 21J partners with Part 21G, Part 145 and AS9100 certifications. Causeway designs, manufactures and supports the Pitch fixed-recline economy seat and other aircraft interior products. Causeway also offers engineering design, stress analysis and product certification support.

  • Donite Plastics is Ireland’s leading industrial thermoforming company, which services a number of sectors including, aerospace, agri-tech, medical, film and television, automotive, construction and material handling.

  • The Exact Group, an SC21 Silver company, is a rapid response/volume precision engineering and finishing company in Northern Ireland. Operating primarily in the Aerospace and Defence sectors, the company is fully AS9100 approved, specialising in assemblies, CNC milling and turning, leading edge cosmetic paint coatings and composite finishings.

  • IPC Mouldings is a leading provider of injection moulding parts and engineered assemblies for the most demanding of applications. Helping customers to solve their problems, reduce their costs, and assure their quality, IPC Mouldings is a partner providing solutions.

  • McGreevy Engineering has over 40 years’ engineering and manufacturing experience, specialising in precision machined components.
    Utilising advanced manufacturing technologies, the company delivers service excellence and cost benefit, through its breadth of processes. With the capability to support rapid response, prototypes and low-rate production, McGreevy Engineering exemplifies integrated engineering solutions.

  • Plaswire is the specialist plastic recycler creating net zero solutions for complex aviation waste polymers. It has the technology to convert problem polymers into sustainable products. The company substitutes high carbon industrial elements with its smart RX Polymer - reducing landfill, reducing incineration, reducing mineral extraction and reducing virgin polymer consumption.

  • Masters of complex. Solutions for the impossible. Smiths Precision is a dedicated precision engineering company based in the UK. Its capacity includes a fleet of high technology Hermle 5 axis machining centres supported with CMM capabilities. The company has been successfully supplying the aircraft interiors market for 12 years and is accredited to the highest Quality and Aerospace standards.

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