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HISTORY OF WES

   1983

   The inception of Andrew Hosking Engineering (Sole Trader).

   1989

   1st CNC machine installed.

   1989

   The creation of Welding Electrode Store Ltd as a sales and marketing company for Andrew Hosking Engineering.

   1994

   Moved to First Factory in Redruth.

   1999

   WES moved into the current, modern, purpose built factory.

   1999

   Andrew Hosking Engineering and Welding Electrode Store Ltd integrated into one company - trading as WES.

   2000

   WES acquired the European division of Xmeco South Africa.

   2003

   WES purchased Tungsten Carbide Engineering Ltd (Trading as Hardmetal Engineering), and changed the name to Hardmetal Engineering (Cornwall) Ltd.

   2006

   WES becomes the overall corporate identity of a company with four distinct, specialist divisions.

   2006

   WES gain first Aerospace quality approval, allowing involvement in the Rolls Royce supply chain.

   2007

   New Agie Spark Erosion machine and Mori-Seiki Mill / Turn machine purchased.

   2011

   2 x Brand New Agie Wire Eroders and XYZ CNC Machining centre installed.

   2012

   New Laser marking machine, XYZ Lathe, Universal Grinder and Heat treatment furnaces installed.

   2012

   WES become the UK agents for AEG SVS SchweiBtechnik GmbH

   http://aeg-svs-schweisstechnik.de

   2013

   WES and Managing Director Andrew Hosking celebrates 30 years in business

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