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The History of Robinson Manufacturing

2019

Robinson Manufacturing Acquires National Hickman’s Joist Manufacturing Business taking our manufacturing network to 7 factories across the UK

In February we announced the sad news that Founder or Robinson Manufacturing and inspiration to many, Tim Robinson, passed away far too young at the age of 64.

2018

Acquisition of Cheshire Roof Trusses

New ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation achieved

2017

Reconfiguration of flooring factory

Opened Welsh factory

Extended yard space at  Meadow Close Wellingborough

2015

MBO commenced

2013

Commenced roof truss factory in 20000ft2 in Essex

Robinson Manufacturing Wales

2007

Had built and moved into new 20000ft2 bespoke joist factory in Don White Way Wellingborough

ecojoist

2004

First achieved ISO 9001

Added adjacent factory unit of 13000ft2 in Meadow Close

 

2001

Moved metal web manufacture to new 8000ft2 factory in Kettering

2000

Following a trip to USA to investigate manufacturing methods for metal web, sought out new premises for their manufacture

1999

Commenced manufacturing Metal Web Joists in a small 3000ft2 factory in Finedon

1997

Following the sale of HTM merchant branches, TWR bought out the truss business and formed RML as a limited company

1986

Tim Robinson started roof truss manufacture as division of Hilton Timber called Hilton Roof Trusses in 5000ft2 factory Meadow Close

Tim Robinson, Management team