Middlesex Aerospace – the smart factory of the future

What does it mean to be a smart factory of the future for Middlesex Aerospace in Basingstoke? With a strong focus on data and integration, Middlesex Aerospace have metrology and machines that communicate with each other, Hexagon software, and operators, allowing the business to save money and improve cycle times, productivity, and efficiency. Joined by Managing Director Laurence Foulds of Middlesex Aerospace, Giovanni Albanese of MTDCNC asks about the history, heritage, and future of the world-class engineering company. While Middlesex Aerospace concentrate their unmanned production on high volumes, they can also produce complex lower volume jobs. Founded in 1945, Middlesex Aerospace began with jigs, fixtures, and products in other areas but have focused exclusively on the fast-growing aerospace sector from 1990 onwards.

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