Able Production ltd is an established company of 16 years, which was set up in 1999 by the present directors Mr Craig Kenyon and Mr Nigel Rhodes. It is also a sister company of Able Tooling Ltd (a fully equipped modern toolroom of 25yrs).
We produce pressings ferrous and non ferrous, wire forms, second operation machining, spin riveting, projection welding, assembly, drilling and tapping. We also take care of any surface finish requirements i.e, heat treatment and plating. We now have a fully equipped working environment, our power press section has presses ranging from 4 to 100 ton with die cushions. Our strategy for the future is to fully support our customer needs, from raw material to finished components, giving quality parts in the quickest possible turnaround. We serve the manufacturing industry ie, automotive, lighting trade, casting, model and electrical components to name a few.
Our quality system is performed to ISO 9001 : 2008 accreditation, which gives our organisation a quality system that will provide the foundation to improved customer satisfaction, staff motivation, and continual improvement.
Craig Kenyon was born 9th Dec 1962 in Birmingham. He left school in 1979 and served his apprenticeship with Cobble & Round completing five years at Mathew Boulton College. With fellow employee Nigel Rhodes they started Able Tooling Ltd in 1989 in Alcester and within one year had moved to bigger premises in Redditch. In 1999 Craig moved sidewards and set up a new sister company Able Production Press & Assembly work, which has continued in its success serving a varied business clientele.
Nigel Rhodes was born 5th May 1962 in Birmingham and left school to start his working career in engineering in 1979 working for Thomas Smith and Sons ltd and serving his 5 yr EITB apprenticeship at Garrents Green technical college. Starting Able Tooling ltd in 1989 with Craig Kenyon, the toolroom has expanded over the last 25yrs filling two building extenstions and continues to grow in success serving major car manufacturers and local businesess, and now quite rightly claims to be the largest toolroom in the area.