LPW participates in SiG to accelerate its AM services

LPW Technology, a key contributor to the metal additive manufacturing (AM) revolution, has been selected for Sharing in Growth (SiG), the government-backed supply chain competitiveness programme, to help propel its phenomenal growth trajectory.

Participation in SIG will deliver increased training and business support for sustainable growth. LPW is currently investing in a new manufacturing facility in Widnes to grow its metal powder products and services for AM. This SIG support will enable LPW to continue to expand its workforce and adopt new manufacturing technologies to service the safety-critical aerospace industry worldwide.

LPW will focus on leadership and management training, operational excellence, particularly at its new state of the art world class manufacturing facility, the competitiveness of its supply chain, and meeting the aerospace sector’s stringent quality standards. The company already holds industry standards AS9120 and AS9100 for aerospace and ISO13485 for medical.

LPW has developed a comprehensive range of products and services, including the development of new metal powder alloys, and of PowderLife, an innovative suite of hardware and software systems.