Welding & Fabrication, Laser Cutting, CNC Machining, CCTV Mounting Structures

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Welding & Fabrication, MIG / TIG / ARC Welding, & Architectural Metalwork

WEC Fabrication provide design and fabrication of metal/alloy products, ranging from small precision components to large
industrial fabrications. m-tec are specialist fabricators & consultants for urban regeneration & street architecture.

Laser Cutting from Laser Engineering UK & 5750 Components Ltd

WEC Laser houses the latest, state-of-the-art equipment available in laser cutting today with two
tube cutting machines, eight flat bed lasers and six press brakes.

Hi-Spec CNC, Nutter Aircrafts Ltd, Hi-Spec Machinery, Hi-Spec Tail Lifts

WEC Machining manufactures precision machined components, light fabrications and assemblies as well as
manufacture educational & industrial workshop machinery and hydraulic tail lifts and ramps for ambulances.


Provides camera poles, columns, towers, brackets, cabinets and accessories to the
security, highways and transport industries.

WEC Rail

Our WEC Rail division provides fabrication for bridgeworks and signal structures, rolling stock metalwork,
CCTV mounting solutions and outdoor cabinets.

WEC Training Academy

Unique within the UK, our Training Academy is focused on providing apprentices with welding & engineering skills
as well as a recognised qualification over a five year apprenticeship period.

Quick news:  Read more
WEC expands with in house Powder Coating Services news/powder-coating-expansion.html
Thanks to the new Fibre Laser, WEC can now laser cut Brass and Copper news/fibre_laser_aquisition.html
WEC moving forward with robotic TIG welding news/robotic_welding.html
Success of the Darwen Spitfire memorial sculpture news/darwen-spitfire-unveiling.html
Deal of the year for WEC! wecnews.html
WEC Laser invests in 3D laser cutting technology. news/3d-laser-cutting.html
WEC Group acquire Nutter Aircrafts Ltd. news/precision-engineering-acquisition.html

Visit us at Intersec 2016

WEC CCTV will be exhibiting at Intersec 2016 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 17th - 19th January 2016.

Come and see us at stand S1-H35

Learn more about Intersec 2016.

WEC Group have Achieved CE Marking BS/EN 1090!

WEC Group has achieved CE Marking BS/EN 1090-1

CE Marking BS/EN 1090-1covers the design, manufacture (including welding) and installation of structural work in steel and aluminium. As of 1st July 2014 CE Marking became mandatory for all traders of fabricated structural steelwork and related products on the European market. WEC Group went to great lengths to ensure compliance with the new accreditation on time, and achieved ahead of most of our competitors!

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WEC Group have Achieved AS9100 Aerospace Accreditation!

WEC Group have achieved full compliance with AS/EN 9100 for Laser and Waterjet Cutting

Recognised worldwide, the AS9100 certification gives us the opportunity to expand into markets including Aviation, Space and Defence which we have identified as key growth areas, and we are very excited to get started with these new developments!

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Goose Foot Street Furniture

Goose Foot Street Furniture is a new range of high quality street furniture designed to be visually stimulating, whilst achieving outstanding functionality and durability.

Learn more about these beautiful Seats, Benches, Bollards, Bins, Cycle Stands & Bespoke Fabrications!

Powder Coating now available in house!

Powder coating is widely recognised as an environmentally friendly, cost effective process. Now able to offer the service in-house to a range of industries such as rail, automotive and aerospace, WEC Group Ltd has become a truly one-stop-shop.

Visit our Powder Coating page to find out more...

Robotic TIG Welding

WEC Group can offer high quality welding, consistent accuracy & 100% repeatability with the help of Robotic TIG Welding

We can use Robot welding for 0.5mm - 3mm in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium

Learn more about Robotic TIG Welding

Giving Back to the Local Community!

WEC Group is a community centred organisation, and as such we accept projects from the local authorities every year free of charge to benefit the community.

We use the opportunity not only to give back to the town, but also to help train our apprentices who get involved in community projects all year round.

Learn more about our recent projects.

MTL engineers a bright future following partnership with WEC!

MTL is showing strong signs of recovery three months after a partnership deal with WEC Group that brought the company out of administration.

MTL has now traded profitably in each of the three months following the partnership deal, compared to month on month losses in the previous 12 months.

Read more on the success of the MTL Partnership...

BSI Quality Assurance 9001

The bsi certification verifies that WEC Group Ltd is a company which operates a Quality Management System compliant with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008

To view a copy of the certificate, please click here

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Welcome to WEC Group Ltd

WEC Group is one of the largest Engineering and Fabrication companies in the UK. The group has been providing fabrication, laser cutting, precision machining, waterjet cutting and CCTV mounting solutions for over 30 years.

Employing around 600 staff and comprising of 14 divisions operating in many different industries including Aerospace & Defence, Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Mining, and Automotive, WEC Group is well placed to meet any sub-contract engineering and metalworking requirement!

Thanks to ongoing investment, the WEC Group has grown substantially over the past few years and now operates from eight geographical locations in Lancashire, Merseyside and Yorkshire, with around 500,000 square foot of manufacturing floorspace.

Be it laser cutting, CNC machining, waterjet cutting, plasma cutting, coded welding & fabrication, heavy engineering, robotic press braking or architectural stainless steel fabrication, the WEC Group has the engineering capacity to answer any customer needs.

The WEC Group also supply products and services to the UK and European Rail Industry, such as signal structures, gantries, rolling stock metalwork, and Pedestrian Bridges. WEC are also one of the UK Leaders for CCTV Mounting Solutions and now exports CCTV Poles & Towers as far afield as the Middle and Far East.

All divisions of the WEC Group benefit from extensive in-house facilities which means that dependence on external suppliers is kept to an absolute minimum, ensuring standards and lead times can be kept to WEC Group expectations. It is thanks to the wide range of facilities at WEC's disposal that the Group truly is a one-stop metalworking shop!

The Group also runs its own in-house welding & Fabrication apprenticeship scheme which is the only one of its calibre in the UK and is a member of AWFTE (Association of Welding & Fabrication Training & Education). Costing the Group in excess of £100k to run annually the idea behind the scheme is to create highly skilled, loyal employees who will stay with the company long after their apprenticeship is complete.

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Latest Group News

7th September, 2015
Apprentices Recreate Lowry's Matchstick Man A stunning statue created by our apprentices in tribute to LS Lowry is to become a seaside visitor attraction. Read more
16th July, 2015
WorldSkills Success for WEC Apprentices! Five of our talented apprentices are celebrating after making it through to the WorldSkills UK final. Read more
14th July, 2015
New Major Force in Offshore Industry! WEC's recent partnership with MTL has created a new major force in the Offshore and Oil & Gas sector. Read more
7th July, 2015
WEC Charity Golf Day 2015! WEC Group raised £3,000 for local Charity at its fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday 3rd July. Read more
6th July, 2015
MTL Shows Strong Signs of Recovery MTL Advanced is showing strong signs of recovery three months after a partnership deal with WEC. Read more
25th June, 2015
Apprentices Restore Church Weathervane A local Church has had a piece of its history restored thanks to our first year apprentices. Read more
1st June, 2015
Over £2m Investment in WEC Machining WEC invests in nine new, state-of-the-art machines for its machining division. Read more
April 14th, 2015
Large Waterjet Cutting Capacity WEC invests £500,000 in WEC Waterjet as the division continues its rapid growth Read more
March 12th, 2015
Brand New Fibre Laser Machine WEC Group recently invested in a second Fibre laser machine capable of cutting up to 3m x 1.5m Read more
February 25th, 2015
WEC secures partnership deal with MTL Group WEC Group has completed a deal to bring MTL Group out of administration saving 135 jobs. Read more
December 8th, 2014
WEC Group Expand with Powder Coating Services Now able to provide all services in-house, the new division makes WEC Group Ltd a truly one-stop-shop. Read more
October 30th, 2014
WEC Group Ltd launch Employee Benefit Loans The WEC Group has launched Employee Benefit Loans, the first of its kind in the UK Read more

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Registered Office: Britannia House, Junction Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2RB
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