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

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

Welcoming HTA Group to WEC's Growing Family of Businesses!

WEC Group has completed a multi-million pound deal which sees the Coventry-based HTA Group join its growing family of businesses.

The partnership with HTA, which is a leading supplier of laser cut parts, sheet metal components and fabricated assemblies, creates one of the largest laser cutting and fabrication operations in the UK.

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WEC & SMP Join Forces!

WEC Group has acquired a 50% stake in Preston-based commercial diving and hyperbaric product manufacturer Submarine Manufacturing & Products Ltd (SMP).

Both WEC Group and the 40-strong SMP with gain access to each other's expertise and skills, thus strengthening operations further facilitating both business' long term investment and growth strategies.

Read more on the new joint venture...

AS9100C Accreditation

WEC Group is AS9100 Rev C accredited for a range of engineering services including laser plate, tube cutting and folding as well as waterjet cutting, CNC & conventional machining, turning and milling.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality services to our customers, and this prestigious certification has opened up valuable new opportunities in the aviation, space and defence industries.

To view 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 800 staff and comprising of 16 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, WEC Group has grown substantially over the past few years and now operates from 10 geographical locations in Lancashire, Merseyside, Yorkshire and the West Midlands with around 600,000 square feet of manufacturing floorspace.

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

WEC Group also supply products and services to the UK and European rail industry, such as signal structures, gantries and rolling stock metalwork. WEC is 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 WEC Group benefit from extensive in-house facilities, meaning 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 Training Academy offering welding/fabrication, CNC machining and laser/press brake operating apprenticeship schemes. It is the only one of its calibre in the UK and we are also 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

11th May, 2016
HTA Group Joins WEC Group WEC Group has completed a multi-million pound deal which sees Coventry-based HTA Group join the company. Read more
3rd May, 2016
WEC & SMP Join Forces WEC Group has acquired a 50% stake in Preston-based Submarine Manufacturing & Products Ltd. Read more
18th February, 2016
£7m Rotherham Facility Acquisition WEC Group has acquired a 300,000 sq. ft. factory and six acres of land to strengthen operations at MTL Advanced. Read more
11th January, 2016
New £1m Automated Laser Cutting Machine WEC Group has invested in a brand new automated laser cutting machine for its Rotherham facility, MTL Advanced. Read more
23rd November, 2015
WEC Apprentices are Best in Britain! WEC Group Apprentices won Gold & Bronze at the WorldSkills UK competition in Construction Metalwork. Read more
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
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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