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A specialist in fabrication, light assembly, coil winding and general machining, Mec Com aims to achieve £12.m of annual sales for 2013, a target bolstered with £2.5m orders already secured from China, India and Tunisia.
Anticipating further expansion, Mec Com has already invested in a state-of-the-art Trumpf laser cutting machine, a solvent-free powder coating plant and the creation of 20 new positions, taking its total workforce to 130.
Mec Com’s Managing Director, Richard Bunce commented:
“We’ve enjoyed year-on-year growth since the Management Buy-Out in 2005 and this has been achieved by continuing to look at ways where we can add value to the customer.
“This may be through delivering outstanding quality, cost and delivery; it may be about taking on the assembly of a product as an additional service or even offering solution to a long-term manufacturing problem.
“We are continually investing in automation and training our workforce on the best lean processes, it’s an effective combination that delivers greater than 99.75 percent right first time components and 95.5 percent on time deliveries.”
The Staffordshire-based engineering companysupplies components for the power generation, food processing, rail, medical and renewable energy sectors, for household names such as Siemens, Schneider Electric, Alstom and DEK.
“We are expecting to add another £1m of sales to turnover this year, with the pipeline full of enquiries both at home and overseas.
“Joining the Midlands Assembly Network is an important step in our ambitious growth plans. The Group is a great champion of UK manufacturing and provides us with the perfect opportunity to access new markets which we aren’t currently involved in.
“We will bring specialist fabrication and light assembly capabilities to the mix and we are already with PP Electrical Systems and a number of other member businesses.”
Chairman of MAN, Tony Hague added:
“Mec Com is a great addition to the Group and fits into our philosophy of retaining and attracting manufacturing work back into the UK.
“A commitment to world class performance, quality and added value fits perfectly with the way we operate and I can already see a number of new opportunities that member companies can work on.”
Mec Com joins the other eight companies making up the Midlands Assembly Network, Advanced Chemical Etching, Alucast, Barkley Plastics, Brandauer, FW Cables, PP Electrical Systems, Westley Engineering and SMT Developments.