Company History

Our Story

1971

SJC Hutchinson Engineering is founded by Creighton Hutchinson.
Creighton Hutchinson
first employees employed by Creighton

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.
Hutchinson Engineering team exhibit at the Balmoral Show
Mark Hutchinson

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.
Plasma Technology Welding
First flatbed laser machine

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.
Extended Factory 2005
Richard Hutchinson

2007

Richard Hutchinson joined the company.

2010

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

first 3D laser
Hutchinson Family

2011

Celebrated 40th anniversary.

2011

Purchased third flatbed laser.
Flatbed Laser
During the MTA Awards

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.
Mark Hutchinson receiving Family Director Award
Achieved IIP accreditation

2014

Achieved IIP accreditation.

2015

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

Factory Extension
First CNC Turning Machine

2017

Installation of our first CNC Turning machine

News

Engineering Management Placement with Hutchinson Engineering

Engineering Management Placement with Hutchinson Engineering

Peter Kernohan - Aspiring  Managerial Engineer Hutchinson Engineering is giving those studying degrees with Engineering disciplines the chance to expand their portfolio through placement opportunities. Gain a valuable opportunity in your sector, with hands on...

Mechanical Engineering Placement with Hutchinson Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Placement with Hutchinson Engineering

Daniel Cole - Aspiring Mechanical Engineer Hutchinson Engineering is giving those studying degrees with Engineering disciplines the chance to expand their portfolio through placement opportunities. Gain a valuable opportunity in your sector, with hands on experience...

Investing in our Management Team

Investing in our Management Team

At Hutchinson Engineering, we strongly believe in investing in our teams and helping them to develop new skills, and improve their Leadership skills. Our Senior Management Team (SMT) is currently studying to achieve an ILM Level 5 Certificate which is being delivered...

New Year, New Career!

New Year, New Career!

Would you like to learn a new skill with one of Northern Ireland’s leading Sub-Contract Laser cutting manufacturing companies? Join the Hutchinson Engineering Welding Academy now. Hutchinson Engineering is offering job seekers—including those working among sectors...

50 years and counting at Hutchinson Engineering

50 years and counting at Hutchinson Engineering

In June 1971, my Dad Creighton Hutchinson made a life-changing decision to leave his employment with a local engineering company and set up his own business on the family farm. Creighton was determined to run his own business from an early age, and this was his...

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