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100% Delivery Performance

As we come to the end of the year, Jenks & Cattell Engineering are pleased to receive recognition from three of our customers who are leaders in their field of locks and the automotive industry, all of whom have been a customer for some years. The recognition is received from all three custo... Read more


‘In House’ Resistance Weld Training and Awareness Session

We recently held a mornings training and awareness session, which went down well with some of our welding team. Seen here, our team during the presentation which covered quality, manufacturing, error proofing and team leader activities. This important part of our sheet metal man... Read more

Macro Weld Test Training

Our Junior Quality Engineer, Jack Galloway, has completed an internal training course on 'The Preparation and Interpretation and Recording of Macro Weld Testing.' The training lasted 2 months, and was carried out by Sarah, our Welding Quality Engineer, seen here presenting Jack with his trai... Read more

One Week Until Advanced Engineering NEC

With just one week to go until Advanced Engineering exhibition at the NEC, now is the time to register your interest to visit Jenks & Cattell Engineering at stand D30. We will be exhibiting our services of metal stamping, laser cutting and welding services with a showcase of our metal product... Read more

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Welcome Charlotte & Natalie

We would like to offer a warm welcome to two newcomers this month.  Charlotte will be assisting our Production and Engineering teams, and Natalie is working within our Accounts team. Read more

Automotive Stampings Supplied with Experience

Jenks & Cattell Engineering are one of the most established tier 2 automotive stamping suppliers in the UK, operating within a 60% automotive industry focus for over 60 years. Experience has been gained since 1951 in supplying automotive components and obtaining TS16949 automotive accreditat... Read more

Welcome Apprentices of 2018 - James & Lee

Jenks & Cattell Engineering have teamed up with the City of Wolverhampton College to welcome our two new apprentice intakes for 2018, this is our 6th consecutive year of taking on apprentices with the College. James made an impression on Jenks & Cattell at the interview stage with hi... Read more

Coil Fed Progression Investment

Jenks & Cattell Engineering have recently invested £60,000 in a new coil feeder to transform our 500 tonne press into a coil-fed progression press, feeding coils up to 800mm in width. This investment will allow for more efficiency in both time and cost for our customers metal stamping p... Read more

Congratulations to Mick on 50 Years Service (and counting)

One person at Jenks & Cattell passed quite a serious mile stone recently, as Mick Jones (Our Mick), one of our longest serving employees passed through 50 years service with us. Mick joined us directly from school and has been at Jenks & Cattell Engineering ever since. &nb... Read more

Jenks & Cattell Exhibiting at Advanced Engineering - NEC

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd will be exhibiting our services at Advanced Engineering exhibition at the NEC on 31st October - 1st November. At the show, our Technical Sales Engineer's will have a portfolio of our metal fabrications, stampings, laser cut parts and welded assemblies for a... Read more

Administrator Assistant Job Vacancy - Applications Now CLOSED

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd are based in Wolverhampton and have been established for over 130 years. Currently employing over 100 personnel, we are looking for an Administration Assistant to join and support our busy team.  An Administrator is required to work within our Accounts tea... Read more

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Metal Fabrication's for New Electronic Diesel Engine

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd are proud suppliers to OEM’s in engine markets, including over ten years in supplying Perkins Engines for whom we export thousands of metal fabrications each year. At the start of this month, Perkins launched new 4006 electronic diesel engines suitable fo... Read more

ISO Accreditation Transition Complete

We are pleased to announce that both our ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations have now been successfully transitioned to the 2015 standards. Our accreditations cover the following activities: pressing, laser cut, welding of parts and general metal assemblies. Jeremy King, Managing Director, said &... Read more

Lib's Work Experience at Jenks & Cattell

Jenks & Cattell Engineering have welcomed two work expereince students to follow our business practices and shadow many departments throughout July. Lib has a particular interest in Marketing, however she did enjoy her experience with our Quality Department.  She has written a brief a... Read more

Congratulations to our Engineering Graduates

Jenks and Cattell Engineering Ltd like to champion West Midlands apprentices and graduates and offer prosperous careers in the many areas of engineering operated throughout our sheet metalwork factory. Jack McGinty our Production Planning and Warehouse Manager and Ryan Clark our Project Engineer,... Read more

Lal Retires After 44 Years’ Service

Lal joined Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd on 22nd April 1974 as a youthful 23-year-old and we are sad to see him retire today, and everyone would like to offer our best wishes for Lal’s retirement. Jeremy King, Managing Director presented Lal with a gift from everyone at Jenks & C... Read more

Jenks & Cattell an Attraction for 1920’s Family History

William Bodin worked at Jenks & Cattell Engineering in the 1920’s, until emigrating to the USA. We recently received a request from William’s Great Grandson, David, who has travelled from the US on business, to visit our metal presswork factory in Wednesfield upon his tour of the loc... Read more

We Are Recruiting!

We currently have two job vacancies where we welcome your application before 1st September.  Our job vacancies are both based at our Wednesfield factory and offices on Neachells Lane, including Engineering Estimator and Technical Sales Engineer.  For more information please visit:&nb... Read more

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Confirming Our Attendance at Northern Manufacturing Exhibition 2018

Jenks & Cattell Engineering that we will be offering our metal pressings, laser fabrication and welded assembly services at Northern Manufacturing Exhibition in Manchester. We will be exhibiting our services on stand F8 on 26th and 27th September later this year, which will be our 5th consecu... Read more

Continued Growth Within Our Welding Procedures

Great news, Jenks and Cattell Engineering have added another ‘Zurich approved’ weld procedure, to our existing catalogue. Dave, pictured receiving the certificate from Craig, programmed one of our recently installed robot welders to achieve a commonly used 5mm fillet weld. ... Read more

Investing In Our People; Cementing Our Welding Services To Gain British Standard ISO 9606-1

All employees at Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd would like to congratulate our Mark on maintaining his welding qualification to the recognised British Standard ISO 9606-1. Mark, who is an integral part of our welding team lead by Dave our Weld cell Team Leader, regained his re-cert... Read more

High Volume Metal Pressings Enhanced with Investment

High Volume Metal Pressings Enhanced with Investment Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd in the West Midlands have been a leading supplier of metal pressings and stampings for over 130 years and continue to supply OEM’s worldwide with high quality and high-volume presswork. Various inv... Read more

IMDS Training Furthers Customer Quality Expectations

IMDS Training Furthers Customer Quality Expectations   Jenks & Cattell Engineering have once again invested in our future, with the provision of training to two younger members of our team. Jack Garfield has recently qualified from his apprenticeship with our engineering company, a... Read more

Dal Retires After 44 Years Service

Colleagues of both past and present have gathered today to say goodbye to a lifelong and valued employee of Jenks & Cattell Engineering.  Dal started with Jenks & Cattell on 14th October 1974 at 24 years of age, and after almost 44 years of service the day has come that he will retir... Read more

Easter Bank Holiday Dates

Jenks & Cattell Engineering will be closed from Friday 30th March, and reopening and back to manufacturing on Tuesday 3rd April following the Easter Bank Holiday break. We wish all of our customers a very Happy Easter. Read more

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Over £100k Investment in Jenks & Cattell

Over £100k Investment in Jenks & Cattell Jenks & Cattell Engineering have a continuous improvement philosophy and have started 2018 with an investment in over £100,000 to further improve our business.   The introduction of a Microsoft based MRP / ERP system to our Wolv... Read more

Congratulations To Our Apprentices

We would like to offer congratulations to Jack (Right) and Daniel (Left) who have completed their apprenticeships with Jenks & Cattell Engineering and City of Wolverhampton College.  Both Jack & Daniel have been working at Jenks & Cattell since 2016 completing practical and ... Read more

Discuss Sheet Metal Fabrication Next Week At Southern Manufacturing Exhibition

Jenks & Cattell Engineering welcome all visitors to visit our engineering team at the Southern Manufacturing this time next week to discuss any manfuacturing opportunities.  We are based in the heart of the manufacturing industry in the West Midlands annd provide a complete sheet metal f... Read more

See Us At Southern Manufacturing Exhibition - February

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd will be exhibiting our sheet metal manufacturing services at Southern Manufacturing Exhibition for another consecutive year.  To discuss any manufacturing opportunities and to take advantage of our metal presswork, laser cutting and welding services, pleas... Read more

Our 132nd Year in Manufacturing

Happy New Year to all of our customers and suppliers. 2018 will see Jenks & Cattell Engineering's 132nd year in the manufacturing and metal presswork industry, and will mark 48 years in our Neachells Lane factory in Wednesfield, West Midlands. Jenks & Cattell Engineering are one of... Read more

Merry Christmas from Jenks & Cattell

We would like to take this opportunity to say a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to all of our suppliers and customers from all at Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd. We hope that 2018 is a successful one for us all in the manufacturing industry. Read more

Order Before Metal Price Fluctuations

As we are all aware, steel prices have been very up and down throughout 2016-2017, and Jenks & Cattell Engineering in the West Midlands understand that steel prices are likely to rise once again for the first quarter of 2018, beginning in January. Mild Steel for example is expected to ri... Read more

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Reducing Our Customers Tooling Costs - Pressed Metal Components

Reducing Our Customers Tooling Costs With Black Friday & Cyber Monday now safely out of the way, Jenks & Cattell have a continuous focus and improvement on reducing costs and maintaining quality for all of our customers. We have developed a successful nine-year relationship with three... Read more

Exporting Our Way Through Brexit

Exporting Our Way Through Brexit Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd have seen a consistency in exporting our sub-contract sheet metal pressings, stamping, welding and laser cutting service, with 2016-2017 seeing highs of 33% total sales exported worldwide. In terms of exporting, Jenks & ... Read more

Production Capacity

Quarter 4 Production Plan With the 3 months of 2017 now with us, Jenks & Cattell would like to urge all customers and potential customers to secure their manufacturing requirements within our factory to ensure a smooth run of production and ensure on time delivery. For more information on ... Read more

Kevan Teaching Our Next Generation

With the fine skill of press tooling being a dying art within the sheet metal engineering industry, Kevan, Engineering Manager, has taken it upon himself to teach the next generation of Jenks & Cattell Engineering employees everything that over 20 years of experience within the industry has taug... Read more

Northern Manufacturing Next Week

There is less than one week to go until Northern Manufacturing exhibition - we hope to see you there! Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd will be exhibiting on stand F8 at one of the UK’s largest and most successful engineering and manufacturing shows from 27th-28th September in Manche... Read more

Welcome Engineering Apprentices of 2017

Everyone at Jenks & Cattell Engineering would like to offer a warm welcome to our three new apprentice intakes for 2017. Adam, Luke & Aaron have joined us as school leavers and entered the world of engineering, studying their NVQ's at Wolverhampton College. Adam is a keen rugby fan... Read more

TS16949 Laser Cutting Supplier

TS16949 Laser Cutting Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd are one of very few sheet metal laser cutting companies in the UK to obtain a TS16949 automotive accreditation for our industry, giving automotive customers the opportunity for low cost, low volume manufacturing at an internationally recog... Read more

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Visit us in Manchester in September

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd will be exhibiting on stand F8 at one of the UK’s largest and most successful engineering and manufacturing shows from 27th-28th September in Manchester. With only one month to go, please contact our sales team to make an appointment to discuss your sheet... Read more

Mick Celebrates 49 Years at Jenks & Cattell

Everyone at Jenks & Cattell is are pleased and proud to announce that 'our Mick' has achieved 49 years service working with Jenks & Cattell Engineering. Mick started with Jenks & Cattell on 12th August 1968 on our Neachells Lane factory (current factory), and as you can imagin... Read more

Experts in Robotic Welded Assemblies

Experts in Welded Assemblies Jenks & Cattell Engineering provide a complete sub-con sheet metal fabrication service, including the welding of all components, where required. We have an impressive welded assembly area in our West Midlands based factory, including C02 manual welding with 2 m... Read more

British Standard MIG Welding

Our Welding -- Quality Assured! Congratulations to Dave, Lewis and Lee, on their re-certification to the British Standard for manual MIG welding, BS 9606-1. Craig, Technical Director, stated: "It gives us great pleasure in helping you achieve this deserved recognition, and prove... Read more

Made in the Black Country

Celebrating Our Heritage – Black Country Day 14th July is now widely celebrated in the Black Country, and is well known to the locals as Black Country Day. Jenks and Cattell Engineering has been in Black Country engineering industry since 1886 and are proud to be in the heart of the meta... Read more

£1m Sales Month

Our £1m Sales Month Jenks & Cattell Engineering are pleased to announce some good news for a Monday morning; in that in the month of June, we are reported to have achieved sales in excess of £1 million. Our turnover is contributed to by our comprehensive range of sub-contract ... Read more

Production Team Promotion

Production Team Promotion Jenks & Cattell would like to announce an internal promotion for three members of our Production team. Daniel Alford joined Jenks & Cattell in 2014 and has progressed within the company year on year, and now takes on his recently appointed role as Production M... Read more

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British Standards - We continue our ‘Quality Assured’ approach.

British Standards - We continue our ‘Quality Assured’ approach. We are pleased to announce that as part of our continued ‘total quality approach’, we have signed up in partnership with the British Standards Institute. In the main, this shall ensure that all the necessa... Read more

Welcome Our Two New David's

Welcome To Our Two New David’s! Jenks & Cattell are pleased to announce our two latest members of the Sales team, with David Nation joining our Estimating team, and David Round as a key addition to our Sales team taking on the role of Technical Sales Engineer. Both David’s hav... Read more

Proud Category Partners of Cummins Award

Jenks & Cattell Engineering are proud to recieve another accolade of recognition due to our outstanding service to one of our customers as Cummins present us with a Category Partner award. Cummins state that such recognition is given for "appreciation of superior performance with a commi... Read more

Automechanika Tomorrow. Visit Stand 6F71.

Only one day to go before Automechanika show opens at the NEC in Birmingham. Jenks & Cattell Engineering will have an excellent display of our manufactured sheet metal components, as well as our knowlegable Sales Engineers availalble to speak to all potential and existing customers on stand 6... Read more

Video Release Ahead of Automechanika

Jenks & Cattell Engineering are pleased to provide a sneak preview of inside of West Midlands factory, showcasing our vast range of sheet metal manufacturing capabilities including presswork, laser cutting and robotic welders. This video will be available to viewers throughout the Automechani... Read more

Cost Effective UK Manufacturing

The Most Cost Effective UK Manufacturing Method   Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd can offer all our customers the most cost effective manufacturing method for metal components. Our metal pressing / stamping manufacturing facilities, can produce hundreds of components per hour, whic... Read more

Jenks and Cattell Exhibiting at Automechanika Announcement

Jenks & Cattell Engineering are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at 2017 Automechanika, which will be our second consecutive year at the automotive event. Jenks & Cattell Engineering’s exhibition stand is located in the new Supply Chain Zone, directly opposite the VIP ... Read more

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Launch of New Website

Launching New Website Jenks & Cattell Engineering are proud to be launching our brand new website, and welcome all of our suppliers, customers and potential customers to have a look around. Our aim is to provide as much information as possible to all relevant visitors, including a look int... Read more

Continuing to invest in our people – CMM Training

Continuing to invest in our people – CMM Training Jenks & Cattell Engineering would like to offer our congratulations to Pav, Ryan and Jack, who spent 2 days at our preferred CMM training supplier QCT. Both Kevan, our Engineering Manager and Craig, Technical Director, presented them ... Read more

International Growth in Engineering Company as Automotive Market Grows

Jenks & Cattell Engineering have a strong focus on developing new and existing customers worldwide, with a number of our UK customers now requiring exporting demands and also international companies using British manufacturers as a key business move. This is an open opportunity for Jenks &a... Read more

Exhibiting at Northern Manufacturing – Manchester

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Ltd will again be exhibiting our services at the Northern Manufacturing exhibition in Manchester on 28th & 29th September at Event City in Manchester. To discuss your potential manufacturing requirements for any sheet metal fabrications, please do visit our stand... Read more

Jenks & Cattell Engineering Are A Top Fabrication Supplier – Caterpillar Official!

Jenks and Cattell Engineering Ltd, a presswork, laser fabrication and welded assembly supplier are only the third company to have received Caterpillars prestigious ‘Supplier Quality Excellence Process’, and it is now the third time we have secured it. Jenks & Cattell Engineering L... Read more

Southern Manufacturing Exhibition

Jenks and Cattell Engineering will be exhibiting our laser fabrication, presswork and welding services at Southern Manufacturing Show on stand K92. Tuesday 9th February 2016-Thursday 11th February 2016. Read more

Automechanika

Jenks and Cattell Engineering will be exhibiting our laser fabrication, presswork and welding services at Automechanika for the automotive industry on stand 10L11. Tuesday 7th June - Thursday 9th June 2016 Read more

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