Company News

Year End Trading Update
Year End Trading Update

Results reflect stronger trading in second half.

Long Term Agreement Signed
Long Term Agreement Signed

Velocity Composites plc is delighted to announce that it has secured a long term agreement with an existing UK customer in the UK composites' sector.

Strengthening of senior management team
Strengthening of senior management team

Velocity Composites announces strengthening of senior management team.

Interim Report - For the six months ended 30 April 2017
Interim Report - For the six months ended 30 April 2017

Velocity Composites plc is pleased to announce its first set of interim results published as a public limited company.

Intention to Float on AIM
Intention to Float on AIM

Velocity Composites announces intention to float on AIM.

Opening of the Fareham facility
Opening of the Fareham facility

Velocity Composites is pleased to announce the opening of its second manufacturing facility in Fareham, Hampshire.

Appointment of Alan Kershaw as Chief Financial Officer
Appointment of Alan Kershaw as Chief Financial Officer

Velocity Composites announce appointment of Alan Kershaw as Chief Financial Officer

Appointment of Mark Mills as Non-Executive Chairman
Appointment of Mark Mills as Non-Executive Chairman

Velocity Composites announce appointment of Mark Mills as Non-Executive Chairman

GKN Aerospace signs new five year contract with Velocity Composites
GKN Aerospace signs new five year contract with Velocity Composites

We will supply GKN Aerospace with structural plies to support their A350 XWB programmes for the next five years.

UK government invests in major aerospace research projects
UK government invests in major aerospace research projects

Airbus UK is to lead on two research projects on behalf of the UK government...

Chris Skinner joins Velocity Composites as Southern Project Manager
Chris Skinner joins Velocity Composites as Southern Project Manager

Chris Skinner is the latest addition to our management team as Velocity experiences significant growth.

Supporting Aircelle on the Cessna programme
Supporting Aircelle on the Cessna programme

We were pleased to hear that Aircelle (Safran) has been selected by Cessna to supply thrust reversers for the new Cessna Citation Longitude business jet.

Darren Ingram joins the Velocity team as Managing Director
Darren Ingram joins the Velocity team as Managing Director

His appointment is a key part of our expansion plans and signals significant growth of Velocity Composites.

Two more key approvals highlight Velocity’s growing capabilities
Two more key approvals highlight Velocity’s growing capabilities

There was plenty to celebrate in July as we achieved approvals from both Airbus and Agusta Westland.

Technology centre opens
Technology centre opens

In support of our involvement in large programmes, we have opened a dedicated Technology

Aircelle and Velocity Composites Sign Major New Deal
Aircelle and Velocity Composites Sign Major New Deal

Aircelle (Safran), the manufacturer of Nacelles for the aerospace industry

Velocity Invests in Low Carbon Solar Power
Velocity Invests in Low Carbon Solar Power

As part of our continued activities to reduce waste

Visit from Danny Alexander MP
Visit from Danny Alexander MP

The Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury was given a tour of our facility on a visit to Burnley alongside local MP Gordon Birtwistle.

Velocity Completes ASCE2 Programme
Velocity Completes ASCE2 Programme

After 18 months of detailed works across many areas of the business

Visit from Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP
Visit from Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP

We were pleased to welcome Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP to our new facility as he visited Burnley to officially open the neighbouring Burnley Bridge Business Park.