LASER CUTTING, AT THE CENTRE OF EVERYTHING WE DO
At Hutchinson Engineering we are known to be early adopters of the latest technology, back in the 90’s we were one of the first sub-contractors in Ireland to invest in laser cutting machinery. Today it is at the centre of what we do, every component that is processed will pass through some form of laser cutting. As early adopters our team’s knowledge, best practice and commitment to quality enables us to stay at the forefront of laser cutting even in an increasingly crowded market place.
CAPABILITY, CAPACITY AND SCALE
Recent investments in new plant and machinery totalling £3.6M enables Hutchinson Engineering to stay ahead. A world class manufacturing facility of circa. 80,000sq ft. A skilled workforce of over 100, including design engineers, mechanical engineers, capacity planners, quality, IT & logistics specialists. A commitment to excellence and skills development has led to our in-house apprenticeship scheme. Quality accreditations include, ISO9001:2015 and Investors in People, Bronze, has facilitated year on year growth since the first laser cutting machine was installed.
1.6 MILLION COMPONENTS PROCESSED LAST YEAR
Expertise in the Agricultural, Coach Building, Materials Handling, Medical and more recently the Aerospace Industry has allowed us to access large SME’s, OEM’s and blue chip clients increasing our output annually.
The number and type of materials processed each year has increased with each investment in new laser technology. Hutchinson Engineering has the capability to process, Mild steel, Aluminium, Inconel, Titanium, Hardox, Chequer Plate, Stainless steel, Brass & Copper. Rapid turnaround times are now part of every day business in the engineering sector, recent Investment in automated sheet loading, and fibre technology can reduce production times by up to 30%.
Flexibility has been key to the relationships with our clients, with Hutchinson engineering quickly able to flex up and down depending on the customer’s requirements at that point in time. This has included 24/7 manufacturing with the addition of a night shift and weekend shift as required by the customer.