2002 Company formed by Nick Collinson and Simon Jackson

Initially set up buying and selling chipper blades for the new but growing market of wood chipping using tow-able wood chippers.

2006 Own facility set up for manufacturing

Moved into a 500 sq/ft unit and invested in manual machinery to start manufacturing. Used Vacuum heat treatment exclusively to ensure the highest quality of the product.

2009 Move to larger premises and invest in CNC machines

Moved into an 875 sq/ft unit and invested in new CNC machinery and its first Göckel grinding machine. Started a relationship with rolling mills and European suppliers to buy steel in bulk.

2010 CAD/CAM software introduced into manufacturing

Introduced CAD/CAM software onto CNC milling section and drawing control

2009 Move to larger premises and increased capacity

Moved into a 2,000 sq/ft unit, continued to invest in CNC machinery, bought first CNC lathe, and another larger CNC miller plus a second Göckel grinding machine. Started to supply European and UK OEM’s with products directly

2013 Introduced CAD/CAM to CNC turning

Introduced CAD/CAM software onto CNC turning section

2014 Move to larger premises, invested in more manufacturing capacity

In December, moved to 4500 sq/ft facility. Invested in two more CNC millers, a second CNC lathe and set up a dedicated warehousing software system. Continued to grow stock holding products available next day

2017 More investment in CNC machinery

2 more CNC milling machines added to production and a further 4m Grinding machine.

2020 To be continued…

Watch this space for the next exciting part of our journey