Over 65 years
in weld automation
KEY DATES IN KEY PLANT’S HISTORY, THE FOUNDATIONS TO OUR SUCCESS
Find out more about our illustrious history in the weld automation market.
Where it all began.. as Courtburn Welding acting as agents for Yates & Macobe Positioning Equipment.
Purchased Murex Positioning equipment from BOC.
Key Plant moves into Liverpool facility (25,500sq ft.) on Regent Road.
Purchases Bode facilities and factory, a 6 acre site with 70,267sg ft of factory; from Bode Positioners in Leek, Staffordshire.
Expands Liverpool facility, purchasing an extra 47,571sq ft from Huntleigh Healthcare.
Key Plant purchases the entire Rental Fleet from Sneep Industries (formerly Traffo Rent) in the Netherlands.
Key Plant further invests in it’s in-house capabilities portfolio, with the purchase of a Polyurethane (PU) Production Facility in the UK.
As part of its continual growth and investment in the weld automation equipment market, Key Plant expands to the USA, opening an office and manufacturing & assembly facility in Houston, Texas.
50 years manufacturing
and producing at key plant
Steve Clayton – 1970 (aged 17) to his retirement in 2020.
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