Premier Group is a full service supplier of formed and joined metallic products, with an unparalleled breadth of experience spanning sectors from aerospace, rail and defence to automotive, nuclear and industrial.
Providing 'front end’ engineering with core capabilities including concept feasibility, structures engineering, closures engineering, mechs, sealing, advanced manufacturing engineering and CAE Support.
Premier Group has over 20 years of experience supplying steel and aluminium prototype parts with tools designed and manufactured in a range of materials for volume, costs, quality, timing and functions.
/Meet the board
Denis Meagher – Chairman
As Group Chairman, Denis is responsible for the strategic vision of the company, supporting and advising the management team. Founder of Premier Group, Denis began his career with Salts Engineering as a tool making apprentice.
Gez Halton – Managing Director
Manages the manufacturing facility, with additional roles including apprentice and further education training, and HR responsibility. Gez has been with the company since 1995 joining as a sheet metal worker, working before at Jaguar and JS Chinns.
Tony Peach – Quality Control Director
Responsible for the Group's quality control. An IRCA-certified Quality Management System Lead Auditor, Tony has over 40 years experience in manufacturing, aerospace, the Ministry of Defence and automotive industries.
The bright light behind the Olympic Torch
The UK’s largest dedicated laser cutting facility was fully tested during the engineering and manufacturing of the 12,100 triangular gold-coloured torches. The apparently seamless torches were manufactured from a double skinned aluminium alloy, each perforated with 8,000 holes with a burner enclosed and fuelled by a gas canister.
Bentley Motors – BIW vehicles stretched, ready for paint
Proud of our long-standing relationship with Bentley Motors, we have been commissioned for many years to supply Body in White vehicles – fully stretched and ready for paint. Our full vehicle bespoke service caters for the many variances during the manufacturing lifetime of the Arnage. We have currently supplied over 700 bespoke Arnage BIWs straight into their paint shops.
Improving Efficiencies at Ford Motor Car Company
We’ve recently collaborated with Meridian Automotive to improve the efficiency in the production of Ford Motor Car tailgate inners, specifically profiling pre-produced castings. Following a process of analysis, we developed a process utilising our multi-axis laser of cutting magnesium, mitigating all the associated hazards.
/Centre Of Craft Excellence
Developing the next generation of engineering talent
Our new Centre of Craft Excellence aims to answer the demands of the manufacturing industry with practical, ‘real’ accredited training courses for aspiring apprentices. Currently, we have 5 Premier Group apprentices taking part in the programme – fundamental to the continued growth and long term development of the company.
Committed to delivering quality, Premier Group’s unrelenting, continuous pursuit of excellence and improvement is endorsed by its Quality Approvals.
/Location and Contacts
- T +44 (0) 247 636 2886
- E [email protected]