Affordable Composites Cluster Group

The Group forms a link between, and reports into, the Automotive Council’s Manufacturing Group and the Composites Leadership Forum. 

The Group will facilitate DEVELOPMENT of UK technology capability and supply chain capacity to deliver high productivity manufacturing of globally competitive, higher volume composite structures and components. 

For the Automotive Council, this will involve delivering affordable composite manufacturing capability to the automotive sector as part of the “Lightweight Vehicle and Powertrain Structure” technology theme of the Automotive Council’s Strategy.

For the Composites Leadership Forum, this will further involve facilitating transfer of this capability into other sectors identified within the “High and Mid volume, Low Cost” Manufacturing Clusters of the 2016 Strategy.

Philip Bruce