Pailton Engineering Limited was founded in 1969 in the City of Coventry which is situated in the heart of the Industrial Midlands and today occupies a modern 80,000 sq. ft. factory employing in excess of 150 people. Substantial investment has resulted in manufacturing facilities utilising the latest technology. With over 40 years of experience in the engineering industry, Pailton Engineering supply to Bus and Coach, Truck, Utility, specialist, Off Highway and Military vehicle manufacturers around the world and have sales offices in the UK, USA and Germany.
Pailton Engineering Limited design, test and deliver world class steering systems, from the drivers hand to the road wheel, using state of the art CAD (Solid Works), purpose designed and built test facilities, and state of the art manufacturing capability. Purpose designed components to suit the exact requirements of the customer are our USP, regardless of your vehicle type, size or quantity, we can help.
The company philosophy is that investment in people is as important as investment in new technology. To this end, we run Technical and Craft Apprenticeships within the company. This is supported by our own CNC Programme Training School with the innovation of bringing specialist skills to be a part of the workforce that makes Pailton Engineering a leader within the Steering Industry.
A brief history
|1969||Foundation ( Subcon and Toolmaker )|
|1979||Second Tier Supplier of Steering Components|
|1982||Pailton design and develop their own range of universal joints and sliding shafts.|
|1983||Design and manufacture of rigid steering columns.|
|1985||Design and manufacture of adjustable steering columns for trucks.|
|1988||Adjustable steering columns for buses added.|
|1992||Pailton acquire the steering division of Automotive Products, adding ball joints, draglinks, tie-rods and anti-roll bars to the product list.|
|1993||Moved to new premises increasing floor area to 80,000 square feet.|
|1994||Design and manufacture of electric tilt column.|
|1995||Design and manufacture of 90º mitre box.|
|1996||Design and manufacture of air unclamp column.|
|1998||Design and manufacture of torque rods.|
|1999||Opening of Pailton, Inc.in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA and Pailton GmbH in Schluchtern, Germany.|
|2001||Acquisition of SLT the steering division of Sachsenring, resulting in manufacturing facility in Germany.|
|2002||Design and manufacture of drop arms for power steering boxes|
|2003||Pailton Inc. moves to new 10,000 square foot purpose-built premises.|
|2009||40 years anniversary, expand with new building in UK|
|2012||Established Pailton PVT Ltd in India|
|2016||OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Certification Awarded|
|2017||Pailton transitions to the new environmental standard — ISO14001:2015|
|2018||Successful transition to IATF16949:2016 Automotive quality management system|
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