Durham Precision Engineering

About

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Durham Precision Engineering is a company that not only provides our customers with quality precision machining services we provide Engineered Solutions to their manufacturing, production process or design problems.

Established in 1985 to provide sub-contract Tool Making and Precision Machining services to the North East of England. The company has organically grown from just four employees, in a small rented unit, to our current level. Serving customers throughout the UK, Europe, The Middle East and The Americas.

 

 

DPE’s pledge upon which our reputation depends is that every client receives every job right. On time. First time.

Which is why clients come back to us time and time again.

        Our core activities are -

  • Precision CNC machining including Aerospace components
  • Design and manufacture of special tooling, Jigs & fixtures
  • Provision of engineering solutions
  • Batch machining of components
  • Design, manufacture, build and installation of special purpose machinery
  • Manufacture of consumable items of tooling and spares including consignment stock holding
  • Precision machining of prototypes and models
  • Design and manufacture of press tooling

 

DPE Office

Timeline

Over 33 years of engineering experience.

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2017

New Turn/Mill Haas ST35Y Lathe installed

2016

Factory Extension

2015

AS9100 REV C accreditation achieved

2014

Two CNC Milling machines & one Wire EDM machine installed, three apprentices employed

2013

Increase to maximum milling size & additional capacity, with the addition of two CNC milling machines

2012

3rd CNC Lathe and large CNC Milling machine

2011

Start of machine investment plan - CNC Milling & CNC Lathe

2010

25th anniversary

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2009

Investment in EDM and Grinding department

1999

First Co-Ordinate measuring machine installed

1997

Floor space increased to 13,000 sq. ft.

1993

First CAD station purchased

1992

Relocated to purpose built 6,500 sq ft. factory

1991

Accredited with BS5750 pt2, now ISO 9001:2008

1989

In house design department opened

1985

Established with four employees

Personnel

We have the experience, personnel and facilities that enable us work closely with clients on requirements ranging from one off items of consumable tooling through to major tooling/capital investment projects. We are proud of our Team.

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Peter Coates
Peter Coates
Managing Director
Telephone: 01429000000
Karl Spowart
Karl Spowart
General Manager
Telephone: 01325 328951
Debra Dunn
Debra Dunn
Financial Controller
Telephone: 01325 328953
Andrew Walsh
Andrew Walsh
Manufacturing Manager
Telephone: 01325 328959
Michael Clarey
Michael Clarey
Works Foreman
Richard Welsh
Richard Welsh
Design & Engineering Manager
Telephone: 01325 328956
Keith Wilson
Keith Wilson
Project Engineer
Alex Burkill
Alex Burkill
Project Enginner
Telephone: 01325 328950
Keith Bowman
Keith Bowman
Project Engineer
Telephone: 01325 328952
Scott Flynn
Scott Flynn
Quality & Systems
Telephone: 01325 328954