SIGNIFICANT DATES

 


 

1876 – Muller founded in Solothurn, Switzerland specialising in miniature turned parts for the watchmaking industry.

1926 – Opened a U.K. sales office in Park Royal, London. Miniature turned parts manufacturing commences in 1932.

1941 – The business is re-located to Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire with the support of the Ministry of Supply.  This follows extensive fire damage of the original site during the blitz.  Manufacturing continues to specialise in precision turned parts.

1980  – The miniature turned parts business, using Escomatics is re-located to Llandovery, South Wales primarily to aid expansion of multi-spindle and CNC machining at Cleobury Mortimer.

1993 – M.B.O. of the business from the original Swiss owners.

1994 – Wednesbury facility opens to support the continued growth of high volume multi-spindle machining demand.

1995 – Redditch Engineering Services acquired.  Its profile of high volume CNC precision turning gives synergy to the Groups other CNC machining activities.

1999 – Ballantyne Engineering acquired.  Specialising in low volume CNC turning and machining centre production of high precision components, this completed the vision to provide our Customers with the total machining solution.

2001 – The various Group companies are corporatized under the Muller banner creating clear identities for the three main profiles – High Volume Machining – Micro Machining – CNC Machining.

2003 – Entered into a joint venture in India with the focus on CNC lathe high volume production to provide the Group with access to low cost economy manufacturing.

2006 – Merged the two CNC manufacturing sites into one facility at Redditch.  Capacity available includes twin spindle, twin turret high production CNC lathes, heavy duty CNC chucking lathes,  CNC vertical machining centres and CNC horizontal machining centres.

2007 – The re-organisation of the Cleobury Mortimer site increases high volume machining capacity on multi-spindles and sees the introduction of CNC Sliding Head turning.

2010 – Expansion of the Indian joint venture is supported through significant investment in extra CNC turning and vertical machining centre capacity.

2012 – The first two CNC Escomatics for the miniature turned parts business are installed in Muller South Wales to continue the expansion into the micro machining market.

2014 – Introduction of in house Centreless Grinding at the Redditch site.


NEWS UPDATE

July 2015

Muller South Wales achieves Investors in People accreditation

ISO/TS 16949 Recertification successful...

Golden staff with 50 years of service...

Re-introduction of apprenticeships a success...

New technology for South Wales plant...

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APPROVALS

Muller UKAS ISO 9001 Accreditation

Muller Lloyds IOS/TS16949 Accreditation

AN ISO/TS 16949 APPROVED COMPANY