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S and A Engineering Services Ltd is established.

At the request of a blue-chip client who coveted his expertise as a blower service engineer; Andrew Smith established the company.

Work begins humbly at a home garage, hiring temporary labour where necessary to assist with workload.


The company moves into a small commercial unit.

The unit allows for better storage of parts and on-going repairs and allowed more work space for the repairs..


S and A Engineering relocate to larger premises.

Parts stores are built within the unit to better accomodate the increase repairs being sent in from current and new customers.
An office space is also created.


Expanding further, an adjacent unit is occupied; allowing for even more storage and workspace.


10 Year Anniversary

First permanent employee is hired to undertake engineering duties
In the same year, an engineering apprentice is hired.


First office staff hired to assist with bookkeeping, sales, purchasing and organisation.


Expansion into an additional nearby unit, totalling 2 workshop spaces and a third workshop dedicated to painting, finishing and storage.

First workshop supervisor hired


Investment in an AgiWash parts cleaner to reduce manual cleaning processes.

This results in improvements in time efficiency; freeing up time to focus on inspection and repair of blowers resulting in an increased repair capacity.


20 Year Anniversary!

Became ISO 9001:2015 registered.

Investment in additional equipment including hotwash for parts, rotating arm cranes, surface grinder, 2-Tonne forklift truck and additional 4th workshop space.


Moved premises from 4 small units into a single large workshop based in Bolton, Greater Manchester.


Approached by Spanish blower manufacturer Pedro Gil to become the official aftermarket support office for the UK and Ireland.


Celebrated 25 years of trading!

Despite the worldwide pandemic, S and A Engineering Services continues to trade and assist food manufacturers and other key companies keep production running and their blower lines operational.


Purchase of a lathe to enable in-house turning: reducing reliance on subcontracted reclaim work and allowing the potential for better value to customers.

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