News & Press

A selection of news, views and content from KWSP.

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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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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