Founded in 1978, the company has grown both organically and by acquisition - Purpose Engineering Ltd was purchased in 1997, followed by Wagstaff & Appleton in 1999 and both now operate from a modern well equipped manufacturing facility within the Manthorpe Group site in Ripley. The combined experience of these two companies with over 90 years in their respective industries has strengthened our knowledge base and brought new and lucrative business to the company.
Encapsulating design-for-manufacture and collaborative engineering disciplines including testing, assembly, supply chain management and kitting, adding competitive advantage to our customers world-wide.
Our Machining Division, now with over 6,000 sq/m (65,000 sq/ft) of manufacturing area, provides a totally integrated capability for the precision machining, testing and assembly of complex components for the civil, military, industrial and marine power generation, defence and nuclear industries. We specialise in the machining of difficult-to-manufacture, performance-critical components from a complete range of aerospace alloys, both ferrous and non ferrous and including the exotic alloys such as Nimonic, Inconel, Waspaloy and Titanium.
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