August 6, 2008 - 10:23am

England’s North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA), which represents 750 member companies and “stakeholders” and generates an estimated $12 million-plus a year, plans to develop its aerospace supply chain excellence (ASCE) program into a “close-coupled ‘supercluster’ built on a knowledge-based economy.” Under ASCE, by next March some $16 million funding is predicted to have provided 1,000 man-days’ training to 700 people in an effort to make 45 co