CAV Aerospace was formed from 3 successful UK companies in 2005 to provide the aerospace industry with a world-class design and man - ufacturing facility covering aerostructures, ice protection systems and sub assembly manufacture and fabrication.
The company now employs more than 470 people in 9 plants located in England, Wales, Poland and the US. From the company’s headquarters at Consett County Durham, UK, Mike Eggleston, Head of programmes explained how Dassault Systèmes V5 technology has helped his company become to achieve so much quite so quickly.
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He continued: “CATIA and DS V5 technology is the de facto standard design solution in the aerospace industry and since starting to use it we have realised why. It is such an all-encompassing solution that it can cover all of our design to manufacture needs with the bonus of being future proof. Applied helps us to get the best out of the software by initially installing pre-loaded hardware to exactly the right specification, ensuring that it is fully integrated with our other IT systems, and providing full staff training to ensure our engineers are working most productively.”