The Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA) was set up in 2003 and now has more than 300 members. The MAA board includes senior managers from Meggitt, Moog Aircraft Group, Rolls-Royce and UTC Aerospace Systems as well as elected supply chain representatives, key regional partner bodies and appointed experts. The chairman since 2008 has been Clive Snowdon, currently Aerospace Industrial Advisor at Cooper Parry Corporate Finance.
The Aluminium Federation is the trade association that represents the interests of the UK aluminium industry. Working closely with European Aluminium and the International Aluminium Institute, the Aluminium Federation acts as the point of contact between the aluminium industry and its many stakeholders.