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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.

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