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History

History

Brian Soulsby

HOW & WHY ENGINEERING UTILITIES STARTED

Engineering Utilities was founded in 1976 by Brian Soulsby in Bradford, West Yorkshire. His vision was to provide a livelihood for his family and the oncoming generations, by establishing a business with a mission to service the engineering sector with high value, innovative metal finishing solutions. One of the breakthrough products he pioneered the business with in the early days was the Lodfield Blast Pistol. This was a unique product for removing rust from vehicles, in the days when coating technology was in its infancy.

HOW WE HAVE EVOLVED

Engineering Utilities has continued to evolve over the last four decades, by continuously learning and observing market trends and then striving to bring the best solutions to the ever changing market demands from the best technology available worldwide. We travel extensively to keep in touch with our customers and suppliers alike to keep developments at the forefront of British industry.

WHERE WE ARE TODAY

Today, 40 years down the line, Engineering Utilities is run by the second generation; 4 sons Nigel, Julian, Gavin & Murray, along with their offspring, and we continue to provide industry with solutions for metal finishing – we no longer supply the Lodfield blast pistol, but on a similar vein the market leading TIG Brush system has been and continues to be a revolution in a different kind of oxide removal – weld cleaning!! amongst a host of other finishing systems – Loewer deburring machines, Eisenblatter grinding techniques, NS through feed finishing machines, 3M and much more.

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