How outsourcing design can be in a company's best interests

At Brown and Holmes (Tamworth) Ltd we are finding that more and more companies are coming to us for design and manufacturing services.  These customers are telling us that outsourcing engineering design services makes business sense for them.  Rather than paying the overheads of an in-house design service, which might not be busy 100% of the time, they prefer to bring in the services of a supplier such as ourselves, as and when needed. We believe that a good supplier should be ab... read more

Can we build it? Yes we can!

Constructing a truck that can be a contender in one of world’s toughest off-road race series is no mean feat.  However, Brown & Holmes (Tamworth) Limited was on hand to help Andy and Rob Tunnah, from steel fabricator, A T Services, with the manufacture of a vehicle to take part in the Ultra4 Europe off-road race series.It was a complicated build as the finished truck is based around a tubular space-frame with independent suspension on all four corners. The engine is a rear mounted... read more

10 Years and going strong!

Carl Baker and Kevin Ward celebrated 10 years as joint directors of Brown & Holmes (Tamworth) Ltd in March 2013.Both started as apprentices with the company back in the 1970's before leading a management buyout of the company in 2003.Kevin Ward, said:  “The past ten years have seen the company expand, despite the recession, and we have taken on new employees, invested in new equipment and offered new services to new markets.  Here’s to the next ten!”... read more

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