Company History

Our Story


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


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


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


Mark Hutchinson, son of Creighton, joined the firm.


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


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


 Factory extended to house the second flatbed laser and our growing team.
Extended Factory 2005
Richard Hutchinson


Richard Hutchinson joined the company.


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

first 3D laser
Hutchinson Family


Celebrated 40th anniversary.


Purchased third flatbed laser.
Flatbed Laser
During the MTA Awards


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


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


Achieved IIP accreditation.


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

Factory Extension
First CNC Turning Machine


Installation of our first CNC Turning machine


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...

Getting to know us

Getting to know us

  Jordan Gaw IT Apprentice Jordan Gaw is 21 years old and currently studying a Foundation Degree in Computing through Farm Lodge NRC while working at Hutchinson Engineering. Jordan started his journey with Hutchinson Engineering in November 2020.He tells us “In...

Robotic Welding is the perfect addition to our World Class Fabrication Facility

Robotic Welding is the perfect addition to our World Class Fabrication Facility

Hutchinson Engineering’s commitment to being at the forefront of technology has been shown again with our latest investment – an IGM RTE476 Robotic Welder.  This is the first robotic welder that Hutchinson Engineering has purchased and we are really excited to introduce this technology to our customer base.