Northern Ireland is a global leader in aerospace technology. It has a dynamic, rapidly growing international aerospace industry founded on a strong engineering heritage and rich in knowledge, skills and experience.
Northern Ireland offers a resilient supply chain with expertise in key technologies including: composites design and manufacturing; advanced metal forming; precision machining; seating and interiors; design and stress; tooling design and manufacturing.
Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, BAE Systems, Spirit AeroSystems and GKN Aerospace are among the OEMs and Tier One firms currently working with Northern Ireland aerospace companies.
Northern Ireland offers a reliable, successful and competitive supply chain. Expertise in key technologies including:
- Composites design and manufacturing
- Advanced metal forming
- Precision manufacturing
- Seating and interiors
- Design and stress
- Tooling design and manufacturing
It’s among Belfast's most successful clusters with a successful track record of working with global aerospace and defence companies and is a model of partnership between university and industry.