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Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows (SABB) and FDM Digital Solutions

– ALM Collaboration



Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows (SABB) and FDM Digital Solutions are pleased to announce that they are collaborating in the area of ALM Additive Layer Manufacturing. The companies will be sharing expertise with FDM Digital Solutions providing design, engineering, training and support services to assist SABB develop its ALM skills and manufacturing processes.

Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows is a leading designer and manufacturer of precision engineered metallic bellows for industrial fluid control and aerospace applications, with innovative products that include both bellows and non-bellows sealed flexible joints and duct components for aircraft ducting systems and power plant applications. Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows has been established in the design and manufacture of metallic bellows and precision engineered sheet metal components in stainless steels, Nickel alloys, Aluminium and Titanium for over thirty years. Bird Bellows products are integral to the pneumatic systems of all Airbus and many other aircraft programs.

Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows is a wholly owned subsidiary of Senior plc, an international manufacturing group with operations in 14 countries.  It is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defence, land vehicle, and energy markets. More information on Senior plc and the Group operations can be found at

‘SABB are keen to embrace new technologies and develop our capabilities within the field of ALM and digital transformation. After visiting FDM Digital Solutions’ production facility and working together on some projects we see this collaboration as pivotal in our ALM development programme’ – Phil Rossiter (Product Development Manager).

FDM Digital Solutions is a UK based additive layer manufacturing (ALM) specialist and an established partner to the aerospace industry. With the largest commercial ALM production facility in the UK, FDM Digital Solutions has one of the most experienced ALM design and engineering teams in the industry.

‘We are pleased to be working closely with early ALM adopters such as Senior Aerospace. Our depth of experience and access to latest materials and technologies allows FDM Digital Solutions to provide our clients with a high level of expertise’ – Graeme Bond (CTO and founder).

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