News & Press

A selection of news, views and content from KWSP.

July 19, 2018

KWSP product features on Design Solutions

After scooping two international design awards, KWSP’s innovative braille printer has featured on Design Solutions. In this article, the publication looks at how the printer works and the key features that have been key to its remarkable success. To read the full story, click here.

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July 16, 2018

KWSP MD returns to Oxford Brookes University

Twenty-five years after graduating from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in mechanical engineering, KWSP’s managing director was invited back to inspire budding engineers of the future. Kieron Salter was guest speaker at this year’s graduation ceremony on Monday June 18th, where he explained how he went on to pursue a hugely successful career in […]

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June 8, 2018

Racing Warhorse – KW’s continuation of the Reynard 02S

Kieron Salter (Managing Director, KW Special Projects) was the Chief Designer of the Reynard 02S during his time as Head of Special Projects with Reynard Motorsport. Following Reynard’s fall in to administration, KW Motorsport (KWSP’s sister organisation) took on the design & engineering responsibilities for the car as it went through multiple engine iterations and […]

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June 7, 2018

KW Heritage gears up for biggest-ever EV show

As they get up close and personal to the largest collection of electric vehicles ever assembled in the UK, visitors to this year’s Fully Charged live event can learn how one business is electrifying premium vehicles by bringing modern engineering to the world of classics. KW Heritage, a specialist in harnessing new technologies to optimise […]

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June 7, 2018

KWSP features in the annual ‘Northamptonshire Limited’ study

KW Special Projects has featured within the 2018 ‘Northamptonshire Limited’ study, an economic analysis of businesses across the Northamptonshire region led by leading professional services firm Grant Thorton. KWSP was featured as a case study within the report that highlighted a strong year of growth for Northamptonshire businesses in terms of turnover, profitability and employment. […]

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June 1, 2018

KWSP featured in DPA Magazine

We recently spoke to Design, Products and Applications magazine about our work with WMG, at the University of Warwick, looking into a feasibility study and demonstrator of a new electrode material deposition technology, to be used within lithium-ion batteries (the current most popular form of EV battery). During our conversation, we explained the opportunities that digital manufacturing presents […]

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May 23, 2018

KWSP interviewed on BBC Radio Northamptonshire

Our Managing Director, Kieron Salter, was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Northamptonshire commenting on the region’s business success. During the interview, he comments on how the technology, engineering and manufacturing sectors are enjoying success and revealed the story behind a major wind tunnel project we have been involved in. You can listen to the interview, […]

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May 21, 2018

Automotive manufacturers urged to take bolder approach to quality

Automotive manufacturers will be urged to take a bolder approach to how they measure, structure and improve quality, at this year’s HxGN Local Power of Smart Change conference. The event, which takes place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, aims to demonstrate the importance of high performance metrology applications in enabling greater OEM collaboration. […]

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May 18, 2018

Horizontal innovation: What is it and how can it boost the SME community?

Kieron Salter, managing director of high performance engineering consultancy KWSP, spoke to Small Business magazine about horizontal innovation and how it can help boost the SME community. For the full article, visit the Small Business website here. 

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April 30, 2018

Why Other Industries Hold the Key to Unlocking Business Innovation

Kieron Salter, managing director of KW Special Projects,  built the entire business around the concept of horizontal innovation, taking the lessons of motorsport into other industries to solve a range of problems for OEMs. Kieron gives his opinion on why other industries hold the key to unlocking business innovation.  For the full article in CEO […]

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