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