HutchinsonTimeline

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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

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

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