What we do

BWT, a Senior plc group business, is a market leader in providing ducting solutions for fixed winged and rotary winged aircraft, with proven ability to reduce cost and weight on aircraft, for all market sectors and for both civil and military applications.

We have two facilities in Greater Manchester, UK – one manufacturing and one test facilities. BWT is accredited to AS9100 Rev D & ISO9001 and are a Beneficiary of the UK government’s “Sharing in Growth” programme with a focus on new automated manufacturing techniques, lean production, removal of waste, increased efficiency and lower end cost to the customer.

Senior Aerospace BWT continues its policy of major investment in product development, materials research, manufacturing process and integrated business systems. Combined with the capabilities of other Senior plc companies, Senior Aerospace BWT is firmly placed to retain and expand its market position.


The company was established in 1836 by James Baxter as a manufacturer’s agency dealing in cotton goods based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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  • AS9100 rev D
  • EASA Part 21 Subpart G
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO18001


In recognition of it’s environmental responsibilities Senior Aerospace BWT is accredited with BS EN ISO 14001 approvals. Senior Aerospace BWT has also implemented and continues to operate a fully approved Health and Safety management system in accordance with BS EN ISO 18001.

These approvals emphasise our commitment to both the welfare of our employees and the impact our business has on the global environment


BWT are a Senior PLC group business. Senior is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 33 operations in 14 countries.

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Our online brochure provide you with the same information as our printed brochure, but is quicker to access and much more environmentally friendly.


Our Values

Successful businesses are values driven; they support the vision and shape the culture. They are the essence of the company’s identity; its principles and its beliefs. Core values not only look at what their people do and deliver but how they go about delivering. So shared values provides a framework for how we work together.

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