Grow as We Grow: Growth and Innovation in Sheet Metal Engineering

Jenks & Cattell Engineering, established in 1886, has witnessed remarkable growth over the past decade. A key player in sheet metal engineering, the company’s journey is a testament to resilience, adaptability, and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Jenks & Cattell Engineering are owners, Newship Group are a successful, forward-thinking group with multiple manufacturing companies across the UK.  Their recent £3 million investment underscores their commitment to Jenks & Cattell’s growth. With plans for further investment in machinery, plant, and personnel, we are well-prepared for the future. Our cash-rich status enables us to seize opportunities.

The True Impact of UK Manufacturing,” report sheds light on the industry’s significance. With a staggering worth of £518 billion, manufacturing supports 7.3 million jobs and accounts for nearly a quarter (23%) are of the nation’s economic output. Jenks & Cattell Engineering proud to be part of such a booming industry in the UK.

One of Jenks & Cattell’s standout features is its comprehensive range of sheet metal engineering services, distinguishing itself through its unwavering commitment to cutting-edge technologies. From advanced CNC machining and automated mechanical presses to state-of-the-art laser machines and robotic welding, the company continually invests in staying at the forefront of the industry. Whether it’s laser cutting prototypes or handling metal pressing (up to 1,000 tonnes), the company delivers precision and quality across the board.

Over the past decade, Jenks & Cattell has experienced remarkable growth. In 2014, the company employed 76 individuals, but today that number has increased to 106—a testament to its expansion. Notably, the company has also made strides in promoting diversity and inclusion, with female employment rising by 9% during this period.

Confidence in our their sustained growth is fuelled by an impressive multi-million pound turnover increase in a short period of time, with an with an ambitious target to reach £20m turnover growth within the next three years. To achieve this target, we committed to continuous improvement and team training and job creation to make this vision a reality.

With a rich legacy and an eye on the future to be amongst the best of UK manufacturing, we invite you to explore our open positions, including Head of Engineering, Design Engineer, and Estimator|Cost Engineer. If you are passionate about engineering, innovation, and making a real impact, Jenks & Cattell Engineering is the place for you. Be part of a legacy that spans generations, over 130 years of manufacturing history and a future that is brighter than ever.

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