At Contracts Engineering, our Core Purpose is to achieve engineering excellence through the smart application of technology and by empowering employees to work in partnership with customers. We are one of the Southeast's largest subcontract manufacturers. Our capabilities include 3D CAD design, fabrication/manufacture and assembly. Our constant investment in staff training, plant and equipment, and software give CEL industry leading results in terms of delivering on-time-in-full with an exceptionally low level of quality spills

Full Service Precision Metal Manufacturer

Contracts Engineering Ltd is an ISO 9001:2015 fully integrated precision manufacturer based in Sittingbourne, Kent, UK.  Our 16,000 sq ft factory operates across two shifts per day, giving us maximum flexibility in production, and allows us to complete high-volume requirements with short lead times.  

We perform all fabrication in-house using our modern CNC machines and welding capabilities. We work with our supply chain on finishing processes such as powder coating, galvanizing, anodizing and plating.  We regularly work with mild steel (including pre-galvanized and Zintec), COR-TEN steel, stainless steel and aluminium, and occasionally with brass and copper.  

Our customers are located throughout the UK and products are regularly shipped throughout Europe, the Middle East and North America.  Our main end markets include commercial industries such as light infrastructure, street furniture, construction, design installations and hard landscaping equipment.  Our industrial end markets include extraction & ventilation, food processing and niche engineering equipment companies.

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Focus on Quality and On Time In Full Delivery

Using ISO 9001 and internal Quality and Delivery metrics, we consistently impress our customers. At Contracts Engineering, all staff monitor two Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Quality Spills and On-Time-In-Full delivery.  The Directors and Managers review these every week and all staff discuss monthly results during an All-Hands meeting.  Our modern, SQL-based ERP sytem, coupled with our ISO 9001:2015 accreditation standard with the British Standards Institute and internal policies support our continued drive toward improved quality and production efficiencies.

"We have been using Contracts Engineering Ltd for eight years and before them I cannot remember a company that went the extra mile for the sake of their customers' requirements as they are prepared to do. Quality, finish and cost and 1st Class"

Managing Director, Leading Point-of-Sale Design, Installation & Maintenance Company

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Join our team of over 30 highly skilled employees, from apprentices to 40 year plus experienced project managers, fabricators, and machine operators. We offer career progession and tailored training from NVQ II up to HND to employees and pride ourselves in high staff morale and spirit.  Click here for more information about working for us.

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Contracts Engineering Ltd service offering goes from design assistance through to the manufactured product. Please visit our Case Studies pages to see recent projects, including materials used and processes involved.

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“I have worked with CEL for nearly four years now on various design and installation projects. This one was by far the biggest and most challenging due to the tight timeline, as well as the full assembly and electrical testing required.  Despite delays on some parts coming in from the Far East, we still shipped on time.  CEL opened its factory for more than twenty-four hours on a Saturday and Sunday to ensure our lights shipped to Spain on time. In the more than two years we have worked together CEL has never delivered late. We will certainly use them again on the next project!”

Technical Director, London Installation Design Studio

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