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Buckinghamshire airplane interiors company Flitetec completes print industry acquisition

Amersham-based Flitetec has expanded its aerospace and defence functions with the purchase of a London-based printing corporate. SC Screenprint used to be bought by way of Flitetec for an undisclosed sum and has been built-in into the industry.

To counterpoint its present design, manufacturing, restore and distribution experience, the emerging Buckinghamshire company has bought each the property and the goodwill of the Uxbridge corporate.

It’ll facilitate the manufacturing of goods equivalent to meals tray tables, seat backs, overhead containers, and cabin dividers by way of permitting in-house display screen printing on polycarbonates, plastics, material, vinyl, sticky label transfers and steel parts.

Over the past 3 years, Flitetec’s growth technique has integrated the status quo of a brand new provider, promoting and stocking a variety of aeronautical merchandise for each the civil and defence markets.

Flitetec, which used to be created in 1985 and employs 20 other folks, used to be some of the exhibitors at this summer time’s ever-popular Farnborough World Airshow.

Trevor Lea, the Managing Director of Flitetec, stated this in regards to the acquire: “That is an exhilarating acquisition for Flitetec. It method we can have distinctive aerospace and defence AS9100 D high quality display screen printing functions, supported by way of inhouse design amenities.”

“It’ll carry speedy advantages for the Martin-Baker & RLC Crew contracts we have already got in position supporting the F-35 struggle airplane programme and legacy platforms. In addition to improving our vertically built-in inside manufacture and service functions, it’s going to give a boost to our marketplace main two-week design and manufacture lead occasions and offers higher flexibility achieve buyer closing dates, together with for airplane at the flooring.”

“This acquisition is a part of an formidable expansion and industry building technique at Flitetec,” Trevor went on. “We at the moment are intent on additional improving {our capability} with funding in pad and sizzling foil printing to fulfill buyer call for and capitalise on expansion alternatives.”

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