News & Press

A selection of news, views and content from KWSP.

October 22, 2019

We are thrilled to announce we are featured in the latest episode of Fifth Gear

High Performance engineering consultancy KW Special Projects (KWSP) has been featured in the latest series of Fifth Gear where our very own MD Kieron Salter chats to Jimmy de Ville about 3D printing, digital archiving and other amazing capabilities that we have here at KWSP. So if you missed the episode you can click here […]

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September 23, 2019

KW Special Projects secures funding for Silverstone-based Digital Manufacturing Centre

KW Special Projects (KWSP)  has secured funding for a new Silverstone-based digital manufacturing facility that will house both polymer and metal 3D printing equipment. Funding has been offered by the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP), a public-private partnership designed to drive economic growth. The hope is that the new 1,657-square-metre Digital Manufacturing Centre will generate £9m […]

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July 25, 2019

Bringing new solutions to old problems

KW Heritage has only recently joined the historics arena, but it has already started making a difference It’s no surprise that historic racing often relies on traditional techniques. Even with the increasing level of competition, some old crafts, such as fabricating and panel beating, remain crucial. But modern approaches can also play an important role. […]

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April 18, 2019

KWSP drives next generation additive manufacturing process for ceramics

A new £900,000+ research project, led by KW Special Projects (KWSP) and funded by the UK’s innovation agency Innovate UK, is set to rethink the additive manufacture of  ceramics. Called CerAMake, the project aims to exploit existing deposition technologies to provide improved properties via a scalable ceramic binder jetting platform. The outcome should bring significant […]

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March 18, 2019

New meets old as KWSP expands into Bicester Heritage  

High performance engineering consultancy KW Special Projects (KWSP) has expanded its classic vehicle engineering and optimisation division into Bicester Heritage, where it will operate within the UK’s only hub for historic motoring excellence. KW Heritage (KWH) will be based out of Unit 119, known as the Field Force Motor Transport Shed (FFMT). The new premises […]

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January 18, 2019

KWSP wins national motorsport award for business excellence

High-performance engineering consultancy, KW Special Projects (KWSP), took home gold in the New Markets category at last night’s Motorsport Industry Association Business Excellence Awards (10 January). The prestigious ceremony, which recognises innovation and best practice, was held at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. The judges recognised KWSP’s first-of-a-kind transfer of proven motorsport technologies and capabilities into […]

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December 20, 2018

KWSP grows consultancy team with former F1 professional

High performance engineering consultancy, KWSP, has added significant motorsport expertise to its growing business after appointing former F1 programme planner Henry Jones, to its senior team. With unrivalled experience of world-class motorsport, of which five years was at Mercedes AMG Petronas, Jones brings a wealth of valuable experience to Brackley-based KWSP. Having gained his first-class […]

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November 19, 2018

KWSP does the double at Northamptonshire Business Awards

High-performance engineering consultancy KW Special Projects (KWSP) has scooped two accolades at this year’s Northamptonshire Business Awards. The Brackley company came out top in the Business of the Year category, while managing director Kieron Salter was also named Businessman of the Year. The awards cap off an extraordinary year for KWSP, during which it has […]

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November 9, 2018

SASL to supply wind tunnel to new Silverstone Engineering Hub

Innovative technology consortium Sports Aero Solutions Limited (SASL) has been chosen to supply a new state-of-the-art wind tunnel to Silverstone’s new Sports Engineering Hub in Northamptonshire. The company, which delivered the UK’s first dedicated cycling wind tunnel installed at the Boardman Performance Centre, Evesham, is delivering an adaptable facility, which will be used for research […]

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