News & Press

A selection of news, views and content from KWSP.

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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October 29, 2018

Horizontal innovation on show at Advanced Engineering

From the development of a new electrode deposition technology for lithium-ion batteries, to the creation of affordable Braille printers and lightweight chassis structures, visitors to this year’s Advanced Engineering exhibition will be shown how horizontal innovation is driving the future of engineering. During the show, which takes place at the NEC Birmingham between 31 October […]

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October 26, 2018

KWSP named as partner to new Uniti One car

Following a successful launch event at Silverstone, KWSP has been named a key partner to a new electric vehicle project. We will be supporting Swedish carmaker Uniti to develop its Uniti One car. The vehicle will be first produced at a “pilot plant” operating out of Silverstone Park, part of the famous grand prix circuit, […]

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October 16, 2018

KW Heritage showcased on Autoclassics

Classic car enthusiast magazine AutoClassics.com has showcased the work KW Heritage has completed to restore the Nasamax LMP racecar. Their article looks at how our specialist team of engineers used CAD modelling and advanced digital manufacturing techniques to replace an old 5.0-litre V10 engine with a new 5.5-litre Judd series 2 engine. To read the full […]

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October 12, 2018

Record attendance for KWSP at Sunday Scramble

Our KW Heritage team enjoyed  the last Sunday Scramble of the year, welcoming more than 5,500 people at Bicester Heritage. We were showing visitors live demonstrations of historic vehicle scanning and explaining how we we engineer the data into virtual drawings live on screen. Our role in the Heritage Skills Academy workshops, was mentioned in […]

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October 2, 2018

KWSP shortlisted in the Northamptonshire Business Awards

Delighted to announce that KWSP has been shortlisted in two categories at this year’s Northamptonshire Business Awards. Alongside being named a finalist in the Business of the Year category, our managing director, Kieron Salter, is a contender for Businessman of the Year. The Northamptonshire Business Awards recognise exceptional teams and shine a spotlight on hard […]

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September 11, 2018

KW Heritage makes Honest John Top 10

KW Heritage’s appearance at this year’s Goodwood Revival has made the list of Top Ten Highlights from Honest John Classics. We used the event to showcase just one of 12 super-rare Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 models, which we recently restored using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and 3D scanning technology. The Tipo 33/3 raced successfully at Brands Hatch, […]

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August 31, 2018

One of 12 rare Alfa Romeo Tipos on display at the Goodwood Revival

Visitors to the Goodwood Revival can get a glimpse of one of just 12 rare Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 sportscars, restored to its former glory through a range of modern techniques including Additive Manufacturing (‘3D Printing’). KW Heritage, the arm of K W Special Projects (KWSP) which provides modern engineering and manufacturing solutions to the […]

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