Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials and TWI launch Centre for Advanced Manufacturing


The Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials (BIAM) and TWI officially unveiled their new collaborative Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies at TWI’s HQ at Great Abington near Cambridge.

The event, which took place on 1 May 2018, saw the BIAM delegation receive a tour of the TWI site alongside a series of addresses by representatives from both companies and the Chinese Embassy in London.

Updates on both companies were offered by TWI’s Director of Technology, Paul Woollin and BIAM’s Vice Chief Engineer, Lu Feng. This was followed by TWI Associate Director, Steve Shi giving an introduction to the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, before addresses from Sunan Jiang, the Minister Consular of Science and Technology for the Chinese Embassy and BIAM’s Executive Vice President, Yajun Wang.

Christoph Wiesner, TWI Chief Executive, told the various delegates that he was delighted with the agreement and looked forward to TWI and BIAM working together in the future.

The launch event allowed BIAM and TWI to discuss the project plans and the scope of work to be undertaken by the new centre alongside meetings between technical staff.

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