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Sarginsons ready to answer ventilator call from Government

Sarginsons Industries is one of a string of Coventry and Warwickshire manufacturers ready to answer the call to support the Government’s drive to make new ventilators to help in the fight against Coronavirus.

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Preparing for the future: the revamped Sarginsons Technology Centre

By Mark Nunan, Chairman at Sarginsons

Deep in the heart of Coventry, our team has been beavering away for months on a major new project that will make huge cost savings for OEMs and contribute towards the UK becoming a centre of excellence for aluminium casting.

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Coronavirus: the shock UK manufacturing needs?

By Mark Nunan, Chairman at Sarginsons

All manufacturers know that dual sourcing is the bedrock of a robust supply chain, but how many really follow established best practice, their own advice and, in many cases, their own policy? With reports of major automotive chains already suffering thanks to the global outbreak – we may be about to find out.

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Tender opportunity

Sarginsons Industries Limited is seeking quotes for specialist foundry equipment in order to carry out an automatic de-coring process for complex aluminium castings.

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Sarginsons lands new agricultural product contract

A Midlands manufacturer has landed a new contract to make an agricultural product that reduces water waste and the use of pesticides.

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Why EVs and AVs will be everywhere sooner than you think

By Mark Nunan, Chairman at Sarginsons

We can all be guilty of shrugging off the “disruptive” – and experts are more guilty than most. Speaking in 2016 about the advent of driverless cars, Stanford lecturer and author Tony Seba recalled the failure of McKinsey & Co to predict the scale of cellphone adoption in the mid 80s. Experts said 900,000 people would be using cellphones in 15 years – in reality, it was closer to 109 million.

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BBC interview: Sarginsons talks car manufacturing and Brexit

Earlier this year the BBC interviewed Sarginsons’ chairman Mark Nunan on how Brexit is affecting car manufacturing in the UK. The main challenge faced by manufacturers is the cost of property – Mark said, and not necessarily do to with leaving the EU.

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TV cameras roll as Sarginsons announces new contract

Sarginsons Industries announced at the beginning of 2020 that it won the contract to develop revolutionary charging points for electric vehicles – and that caught the attention of a range of media, including ITV.

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New contract for Sarginsons as the firm diversifies

A West Midlands manufacturer has won the contract to develop revolutionary charging points for electric vehicles – which could turbo boost the take up of greener cars.

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Sarginsons stalwarts celebrate long service

Two members of the Sarginsons Industries team have been honoured for their long service – both chalking up 25 years with the company.

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Industry award win for Sarginsons

Sarginsons Industries has landed a prestigious industry prize at a national awards ceremony.

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Royal award for Sarginsons apprentice

A Coventry apprentice has been given the Royal seal of approval as he embarks on a career in engineering.

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Apprenticeship Diaries: “I got to see our designs being made”

Sarginsons has just taken on a group of new apprentices. Follow engineering student Thomas Bowers’ journey as he delves into the world of manufacturing for the first time.

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Apprenticeship Diaries: “My favourite show was Robot Wars”

Sarginsons has just taken on a group of new apprentices. Follow engineering student Thomas Bowers’ journey as he delves into the world of manufacturing for the first time.

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Ambitious expansion plans boosted

Sarginsons Industries' expansion plans have been given a boost after receiving grant-funding.

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Sarginsons' visit from Mayor Andy Street

Sarginsons is one of the most successful manufacturing and engineering companies based in the Midlands. The success of our commercial strategy led the Sunday Times to describe Sarginsons as an "outlier" -  succeeding where so many others are failing. Andy Street gives his perspective on this remarkable story...

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Stop, collaborate and listen: The importance of collaboration in DfM

Design for Manufacture (DfM) is nothing without collaboration. In the automotive industry, the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicles has led to major structural changes to a car’s chassis, placing unprecedented demands on manufacturers to collaborate with suppliers that can meet fast-changing needs.

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How to Prioritise your DfM Overhaul: identifying value in your processes


The concept Design for Manufacturing (DfM) is ill-defined, which often results in DfM being brought into play far too late in the manufacturing process. In practice, this turns what should be a proactive design and manufacturing process into a reactive one.

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Going off the rails? How DfM optimises manufacturing processes

In a perfect world, problems that derail complex manufacturing projects would be identified at design stage. The main reason these problems are often identified too late is because the Design for Manufacture (DfM) process has either not been applied or applied too late.

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Casting Industry Achievement Awards 2018 - Cast Metals Federation’s Component of the Year

A Midlands-based, world-leading manufacturer has landed a prestigious industry award for its work on a project with an international automotive company.

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