Visit from the Minister for Industry and Energy

Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Industry and Energy, visited Hyde Aero Products to see the positive effects of the government-backed competitiveness programme, Sharing in Growth.

The Minister, who has responsibility for aerospace, toured two of Hyde’s facilities and was shown round by joint divisional managing directors Matthew Smallman and Anthony Hammond.

He had the opportunity to view some of the work being carried out at Hyde along meeting apprentice Ivan Douglas.

Matthew Smallman, Divisional Managing Director (Joint) said “We were all very pleased that Jesse Norman visited our facilities at Hyde Aero Products and witnessed first-hand the positive impact that the Sharing in Growth programme has had on our business. The importance of government support to the Aerospace industry is paramount to its future success, and this programme is a great catalyst in driving the performance levels that are required in today’s and tomorrow’s supply chain.”