ABOUT SATURN

2002 Company formed by Nick Collinson and Simon Jackson

Initially set up buying and selling chipper blades for the new but growing market of wood chipping using tow-able wood chippers.

2006 Own facility set up for manufacturing

Moved into a 500 sq/ft unit and invested in manual machinery to start manufacturing. Used Vacuum heat treatment exclusively to ensure the highest quality of the product.

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2009 Move to larger premises and invest in CNC machines

Moved into an 875 sq/ft unit and invested in new CNC machinery and its first G?ckel grinding machine. Started a relationship with rolling mills and European suppliers to buy steel in bulk.

2010 CAD/CAM software introduced into manufacturing

Introduced CAD/CAM software onto CNC milling section and drawing control

2009 Move to larger premises and increased capacity

Moved into a 2,000 sq/ft unit, continued to invest in CNC machinery, bought first CNC lathe, and another larger CNC miller plus a second G?ckel grinding machine. Started to supply European and UK OEM?s with products directly

 

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2013 Introduced CAD/CAM to CNC turning

Introduced CAD/CAM software onto CNC turning section

2014 Move to larger premises, invested in more manufacturing capacity

In December, moved to 4500 sq/ft facility. Invested in two more CNC millers, a second CNC lathe and set up a dedicated warehousing software system. Continued to grow stock holding products available next day

2017 More investment in CNC machinery

2 more CNC milling machines added to production and a further 4m Grinding machine.

2020 To be continued?

Watch this space for the next exciting part of our journey

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