HUTCHINSON ENGINEERING LTD Since 1971

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  • A family orientated business  established 46 years ago
  • Now one of Northern Ireland’s leading sub-contract Laser cutting manufacturing companies
  • In 1999 Hutchinson’s invested in their first laser machine, an Amada Beta was installed
  • More recent investment in the latest flatbed laser technology right up to present day and our fibre laser
  • Now with offices in Birmingham and Bristol, and the factory operating from a 80,000 sq.ft state-of-the-art production facility in Kilrea, County Londonderry

To find out more about Hutchinson Engineering Company history please see our interactive timeline.

In 2009 our first Tube Laser was installed which can cut Box, Pipe, Angle, and Channel, and offers customers a huge saving in terms of time and money.

 

Company Timeline

1971

SJC Hutchinson Engineering is founded by Creighton Hutchinson.

1972

Primarily serving the needs of the local agricultural community, Creighton took on his first employees to meet growing demand.

1974

The Hutchinson Engineering team exhibited at the Balmoral Show for the first time.

1996

Mark Hutchinson, son of Creighton, joined the firm.

1997

Strategic investment made in plasma technology to allow the company to diversify into the engineering sub-contract market.

1999

Purchased our first flatbed laser machine to offer customers precision sheet metal cutting.

2005

Factory extended to house the second flatbed laser and our growing team.

2007

Richard Hutchinson joined the company.

2009

Formed our sister company, H360 Ltd, to offer innovative engineering design solutions that took ideas from concept to reality.

2010

Purchased first 3D laser, which allowed Hutchinson Engineering to produce accurate and complex laser cutting services.

2011

Celebrated 40th anniversary.

2011

Purchased third flatbed laser.

2013

Winner of ‘UK’s Most Dynamic Sub-Contractor’ at the MTA Awards.

2013

Mark Hutchinson wins Family Director of the year at IOD Northern Ireland Director of the Year Awards.

2013

Hutchinson AeroTech launched to meet the needs of Northern Ireland’s growing aerospace industry.

2014

Achieved IIP accreditation.

2015/6

Factory extension completed, increasing overall size to 60,000 square feet.

Established in 1971

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QUALITY IS AT THE HEART OF EVERYTHING WE DO.

At Hutchinson Engineering we know that it's crucial to deliver to the highest quality standards. We also believe that it's easy to say and more difficult to demonstrate, so we put quality at the centre of everything we do. The team work hard to maintain not only our quality accreditations, but also maintain our own stringent internal systems and processes.

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Hutchinson Engineering: precise, sub-contract laser tube cutting services.

Services Offered: CAD / CAM Support; Design Assistance; Prototype Services; Low Volume Production; High Volume Production; Inspection / Quality Control Specialty Cutting: Tube / Pipe; Film / Sheet