PARTNERS - Industry
Bulgarian Welding Society (Bulgaria)


BWS is the Bulgarian National Institute representing all of those involved in welding and related activities e.g. NDT. It is a member of the European Welding Federation. Over 70% of its member companies are SMEs, including SME inspection service providers and other companies involved in NDT. BWS is a key played in developing and administering NDT qualification and certification schemes within Bulgaria, and ensuring that these conform to the requirements of EN473 - Requirements for the certification of NDT personnel.

Reasons for participating
BWS recognises how this project will impact the radiographic service industry throughout Europe and are keen to provide increased opportunity for their NDT member companies to share in the potential business opportunities.

Contribution to project
Identify and keep local NDT service companies aware of the project and how they will be able to benefit by taking on the newly developed technology

FilmFree is a collaboration between the following organisations: TWI Ltd, CIT Ltd, Balteau NDT SA, Innospexion ApS, OY AJAT Ltd, Advanced Technology Group s.r.o., Isotest Engineering S.r.l., Tecnitest Ingenieros SL, Trueflaw Ltd, Kingston Computer Consultancy Ltd, NDT Consultants Ltd, Technic Control Ltd Co, Industrial Control Machines SA, X-Tek Systems Ltd, Applus RTD, Nexus Engineering Ltd, Airbus UK Ltd, EADS CCR - Groupement d’Interet Economique, Wytwornia Sprzetu Komunikacyjnego PZL – Rzeszow SA, Total France, Rolls Royce plc, Advantica Ltd, DB AG, Helenic Society of Non Destructive Testing, Castings Technology International, Bulgarian Welding Society, Commissariat a l’energie atomiique, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Technical University of Sofia and Politechnika Szcezinska. The Project is co-ordinated and managed by TWI Ltd. and is partly funded by the EC under the IP SME programme ref: Number NMP2-CT-2005-515746.