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Well Established Precision Engineering Business


  • Asking Price: £1,400,000 +SAV
  • Turnover: The business generated an advised turnover of circa £728,779 as of the 2019 accounts, with a gross profit of 29.2%, a net profit of 2.6% and an adjusted net profit of 24.7%

    2019 had a lower net profit than that of previous years as the company invested in new machinery.

    2018 net profit was at 15.1% and 2017 net profit was at 19.5%

    We are advised the assets being sold with the business are worth in the region of £700,000

    The average stock value is in the region of £100,000

    Please quote reference B05435

  • Tenure: Freehold

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Please quote reference B05435

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market a well established precision engineering business, a profitable company that was established by our clients, in the 1980’s, who are now selling the business and freehold in order to retire.

We have been advised the company is one of the UK’s leading subcontract CNC machining specialists providing companies from all over the UK with high quality CNC machined components. The company has a strong commitment in providing customers with the highest quality customer CNC machining services. These high levels of customer service are maintained throughout the manufacturing process, from working with the initial design to delivery.

The business has several large clients from the food manufacturing and packaging indusrty, along with many smaller clients.

There are many clients across the UK and worldwide. Other industries the company carries out CNC services for include the motor industry, oil, gas and petroleum and pharmaceutical sectors. 

Due to its longstanding and large client base the business has a great reputation in the industry and therefore would be an ideal purchase for a buyer looking to expand their company.

The business is being sold with the company website

Although the business is profitable there is still scope for development by considering:

  • Introducing a second shift to increase turnover
  • Reconfiguring the ground floor area to incorporate further machinery
There are many reasons to buy the business including:

  • Over 20 years of quality service
  • Many long standing staff
  • Constantly renewed machinery
Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.

The business is run and managed by our client, with the help of 10 members of staff, 7 of which are full time engineers.

Our clients have indicated that they could stay on for a period of time, subject to agreeing terms.

Monday - Friday: 6am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 6am – 12pm
Sunday: Closed

The business is located in Mid Norfolk.

The business is set within 2 industrial units with parking to the front for 11 vehicles. 

The premises are made up of 2 large industrial units with a total of 590 square meters.  Both units have shutter door entrances for high sided vehicles and pedestrian entrances with sign written glass walls. They have a large internal opening between them to create one large space. There is a reception area with a seated waiting area, access to a ground floor toilet, access to the main workshop and stairs leading up to the first floor office space.

The first floor office has desks, computers, photocopier, windows to the front and a kitchen area, an internal flight of stairs leads down to the main workshop area.

The main workshop area has all machinery and rooms off which include:

  • Locker room with staff toilet
  • Canteen area with tea and coffee making facilities, staff seating.
  • Office area with CAD computers, PPE storage and drill bit storage.
  • The main workshop has equipment and machinery including:
  • 6 milling machines
  • 5 Lathes
  • Drills
  • Bandsaws
  • Presses
  • Welding bay
  • Racking
A full breakdown of machinery and equipment is available upon request.

A sign written 61 registered Renault Traffic van is being sold with the business.

A Toyota Triago 15 forklift is rented at circa £4,000 per annum.

The company moved to these premises in 2014 and were the first occupiers of the building. All fittings are from 2014 or since

We are advised the business is being sold as a freehold business opportunity with the freehold units worth in the region of £500,000

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