We operate from our 120,000 sq ft principal manufacturing and R&D base in Blackpool, Lancashire. 

We employ over 250 personnel and, unusually by today standards, some 25% of our staff have been with the company for over 20 years giving clients access to unrivalled levels of experience, skills, expertise and knowledge. 

Our labour force is multifunctional with a wide cross breadth of relevant experience that provides the skills and flexibility necessary in today’s fast track environment.

Specific Areas of Advantage Include:

Engineering Assets

Gilberts in-house Engineering Division designs and manufactures press tools, jigs and fixtures for our in-house use. This capability provides full autonomy with quality control enabling the  flexibility to deliver on time, across all of our “off the shelf” and bespoke solutions. We can provide a rapid response to market/product changes which helps us to professionally and effectively satisfy special designs and product requirements whilst maintaining quality standards.

Press & Machining Facility

Our Pressings facility manufactures the components for all of our product centres adding flexibility, control and speed to lead times. We have a formidable array of the latest Laser and CNC punch presses which are ideally suited to low cost production of specials and short production runs. Combining this with our engineering resource provides us with a unique capability to experiment with prototypes and specials both for new product development and specific projects.

We continually invest in our facilities adding benefits including the latest IT, management systems, tooling and manufacturing equipment.

We invest in our people making sure we have highly skilled professionals who work with you to find the best solution for your individual needs. As a result, we have built a reputation for quality and innovation. Many of our products have been, and continue to be, the first of their type in their sectors. 

Where Gilberts goes, others follow.  



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