Elbar Group establishes South East Lincs Engineering at the current site in Grantham. Production consisted purely of the remanufacture of Transit diesel engines for Ford Motor Company.
South East Lincs Engineering was purchased by Fred Jones Corporation of America.
Grantham site purchased by Aftermarket Technology Corporation (ATC) and changed name to Autocraft Industries UK.
Company rebranded as ATC Drivetrain by US owners.
Management Buy Out completed by Mike Hague-Morgan, Steve Harris and Brian Barr. Company re-born as Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions Limited with 98 jobs secured.
Growth in turnover for the first time in 6 years.
Purchased PTWA machine for spraying and recovery of cylinder blocks.
Autocraft exhibits for the first time at ReMaTec remanufacturing exhibition in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Autocraft acquires the assets of a sub-contract machinist and fixture design and manufacturer in Birmingham, naming it Vertex Engineering Solutions Limited.
Autocraft Solutions Group is born following the purchase of Autocraft Machining Solutions in Wellingborough.
First cylinder blocks off the line at Autocraft Machining Solutions in just 2 weeks.
Autocraft wins ReMaTec “Remanufacturer of the Year” award for our PTWA/RSW cylinder bore spray process.
Vertex expands into 3rd unit at Birmingham facility and takes delivery of 2 brand new CNC machine tools.
Despite Covid-19, another 2 Heller 4-axis CNC horizontal machining centres are safely installed at Autocraft Machining Solutions in Wellingborough.
New high performance engine assembly hall installed at Autocraft Machining Solutions.
Autocraft Solutions Group now employs over 400 people!
EV Battery Service Centre expanded at Autocraft in Grantham.
Electric Drive Unit (EDU/ERAD) remanufacturing for Electric Vehicles introduced!