Our Story

1980

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.

1997

South East Lincs Engineering was purchased by Fred Jones Corporation of America

1998

Grantham site purchased by Aftermarket Technology Corporation (ATC) and changed name to Autocraft Industries UK

2008

Company rebranded as ATC Drivetrain by US owners

May 2010

Management Buy Out completed by Mike Hague-Morgan, Steve Harris & Brian Barr. Company re-born as Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions Limited. 98 jobs secured.

2011

Growth in turnover for the first time in 6 years!

2012

Purchased PTWA machine for spraying and recovery of cylinder blocks

June 2015

Autocraft exhibits for the first time at ReMaTec remanufacturing exhibition in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

July 2015

Autocraft acquires the assets of a sub-contract machinist and fixture design and manufacturer in Birmingham, naming it Vertex Engineering Solutions Limited

June 2018

Autocraft Solutions Group is born following the purchase of Autocraft Machining Solutions in Wellingborough

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