RHW can provide support through R&D and design through to completion of projects or simply provide full manufacture, assembly or site installation for our clients.
Our growth and success over the years has provided us with a broad knowledge and the ability to provide a wide variety of engineering solutions to suit our clients requirements. We are always keen to take on any project, big or small and are able to offer the full package – covering fabrication through to assembly and installation, as well as the ability to provide protective paint finishes to our customers’ requirements. We also often incorporate pneumatics’, electrical and hydraulics aspects demonstrating our versatility, broad knowledge and willingness to take on new challenges.
The company was started in 1988 by our current Managing Director, Robert Wiltshire. Initially we were only producing mild steel fabrications, but over the years we have progressed to cover aluminium, stainless steel and most carbon steels.
Our works have continually expanded over the years with various additions, most notably our custom built 20 metre wet spray paint shop built in 2003. Our paint shop provides us with the facilities to offer a wide range of high-performance industrial coatings to meet our clients specifications.
In 2022 we are nearing completion of our newest building which will be used to accommodate our processing machinery. We have continued to keep up to date with the latest industry requirements and as part of this we are able to offer ISO:9001 together with BSEN:1090-2 as well as full traceability throughout the manufacture and paint finishing.
Robert started RHW Engineering in 1988 after undertaking an apprenticeship at GEC in Melksham and undertaking further engineering studies at Brunel College in Bristol. Initially only working with mild steel fabrications, he has grown the business to cover a wide range of materials and needs. He maintains an active role with all projects from inception to completion…which makes him a familiar face to all our clients! Robert’s real passion is the design stage of a project, he will always look for new ways to innovate and improve a design.
Charmain joined RHW Engineering Ltd in March 2021 taking over a wide range of responsibilities including managing the office as well as client liaison, purchasing and various other roles. Charmain has a background in finance and admin of over 10 years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, socialising and fitness.
Finance and Payroll
Jodie joined RHW Engineering Ltd part time in March 2021 taking over the company accounts, payroll and test certification as well as supporting the day to day running of the business. Jodie has a background in finance and admin of over 10 years. In her spare time Jodie enjoys time with family and friends.
With a great range of experience, many of our workshop team have been with us for over 15 years. Our skilled fabricators are qualified in carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel and our welders are qualified to ISO:9606-1/1xASME. We also have professional fitters who have worked in a variety of different sectors and who are able to install projects throughout the UK. All our inspections are covered by Shaun Broome and John Stock.
We specialize within aspects associated with the aerospace, military and marine industries, amongst many other public and commercial sectors and as such we can offer a wide range of services in-house:
- Process cut material
- Plate folding
- Plate rolling / forming
- MIG / TIG / MMA Welding
- Specially designed 20 metre wet spray paint shop facility
- High performance industrial protective coatings.
- Blast cleaning options prior to painting or galvanising
- Fire retardant and intumescent coatings
Testing and Traceability
At RHW we appreciate the necessity of testing and traceability for our customers. We can offer full traceability documentation from outset to completion on request. In addition to this we can also make available the following testing services:
- NDT Testing – Dye Penetrant Inspection, Magnetic Particle Inspections and Ultrasonic Testing
- Load Testing
- Pressure Testing – Air leak or hydrostatic testing
- Painting documentation - combining atmosphere/ SALT/Humidity checks & DFT readings.