Customer Sectors

Aerospace, Defence & Space

Supporting companies from Northern Ireland and Ireland access the UK, European and Global aerospace, defence, space and security supply chains.

The ADS Group is the UK’s trade association for Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors. It is a membership based organisation that supports, amongst other things, the manufacturing sector, and the industries’ supply chain. One of these programmes is SC21.

The Centre is the Strategic Partner in Ireland and Northern Ireland for the SC21 programme. It delivers the full range of services associated with SC21. It is a key approach to building capability and capacity in the supply chain. It is supported by over 800 member companies and around 30 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) or ‘Primes’ including Bombardier, B/E Aerospace and Thales.

The Centre delivers training, diagnostics, consultancy, improvement and works with clients to achieve SC21 Bronze, Silver and Gold recognition.

The Centre has a wide range of AS9100 and ISO9001 services including training, audits, implementation, consultancy and business support.

For further information, or to arrange an exploratory meeting, please contact Adrian Gundy at 

How it can benefit you

  • Approved SC21 Lead Practitioners
  • Facilitate you through to SC21 Recognition - Bronze, Silver and Gold
  • LEAN Consultants with years of experience
  • IRCA Certified AS9100/9110/9120 Principal Auditor Consultancy
  • Full range of AS9100 audit and consultancy services
  • Support you break through into the aerospace supply chain in UK
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