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Company History

  • 1964: Founded by Teddy (Edward) Beaumont and operated out of a ‘shed’ on the outskirts of Aylesbury
  • 1965: Moved to 1500sq/ft workshop
  • 1968: Registered with Companies House as Beaubury Precision Moulds Limited
  • 1976: Leadership passed to Derek Beaumont (son of Teddy – 2nd generation)
  • 1980: Moved into brand new 3,500sq/ft premises in Bessemer Crescent, Aylesbury
  • 1982: CNC revolution begins with installation of a Bridgeport Interact Series I machine c/w TNC 145 control.
  • 1982: CAD/CAM system (PathTrace) introduced to exploit CNC milling machine capabilities
  • 1986: Moved to purpose built freehold 7,400 sq/ft factory in Kempson Close, Aylesbury
  • 1988: Delcam’s DUCT CAD system introduced – Beaubury were the first blow moulder to adopt this new technology which has become an industry standard
  • 1993: Renishaw Cyclone surface digitiser introduced for reverse engineering of cavity geometry
  • 1994: 1st Hi-speed machining centre installed: Matsuura 18,000rpm
  • 1997: Achieved ISO9001 accreditation – an industry 1st
  • 1998: Purchased nearly 2 acres of land and built current 20,000sq/ft factory
  • 2000: 1st 5 axis DMG DMU60P machining centre introduced
  • 2000: Erowa palletising system installed to exploit the benefits of 5 axis machining and to allow robot loading of cavity blocks for ‘light-out’ machining
  • 2006: Derek Beaumont retired in this year. Leadership of the company was passed to Paul Matthews¬†as Managing Director, Robin Beaumont (Son of Derek – 3rd generation) – Technical Director and Graham Spittlehouse as General Manager
  • 2008: Laser welding system installed to support repair and refurbishment programme
  • 2009: September – new Hardinge/Bridgeport XR 1000 CNC machining centre 1020 x 610 x 610 capacity
  • 2012:¬†June – new Hardinge/Bridgeport XR 1000 CNC machining centre 1020 x 610 x 610 capacity