Planning permission granted for AEC's new £60m facility
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) has granted
planning consent for Aero Engine Controls' (AEC) new advanced
manufacturing and technology facility at Birmingham Business
Park, Solihull - opening the way for AEC to invest £60m
in its new headquarters.
AEC set to invest £60m in advanced
manufacturing and technology facility
The high technology belt clustered on the M42 corridor has received a major boost as a proposed
£60m advanced manufacturing and technology facility at Birmingham Business Park moves a step
closer to reality.
Aero Engine Controls (AEC) is part of the Rolls-Royce Group, specialising in the design and manufacture of safety critical systems and associated electronic and mechanical products for the aerospace industry.
The company has 1,700 employees based in the UK, North America, Germany, Singapore and United Arab Emirates. The company's headquarters is located in Birmingham, UK.
Employees (worldwide): 1,700
Annual turnover: £230m
Research, development and technology: 35% turnover
Annual spend with suppliers in UK: £66m
Annual spend with suppliers in West Midlands, UK: £14m
Investment in new UK facility: £60m