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The JLRQ award recognises J H Lavender's commitment to delivering outstanding performance in respect of quality, cost and on time delivery performance to Jaguar Land Rover. JHL is justifiably proud to join a very select few UK companies that currently hold this award. The presentation was made to JHL managing director Ian Timings and technical operations manager Mark Lewis.

“J H Lavender machine shop now beginning to take shape.

February 2018 sees the shell & waterproofing complete – next stage flooring and electrics to be installed by the end March 2018

Overall plan remains to be fully operational by the end of Q2 2018".

Lovely December day for our new machine shop build.

Progress is continuing on our new machine shop with the main exterior build now firmly on it's way to completion.

Keep checking with us for more news updates on the build


“Gloriously sunny November day and perfect weather for our building challenge.

Positive progress still being made on our new machine shop. Steel shell complete in 1 week.

Full completion still on-track for Christmas coinciding with our 100 year anniversary. A very Happy birthday to us!”


Agreed, it may not look too impressive just now but then Rome wasn't built in a day. We have some major progress to report with our new machine shop build!

The old outbuildings have now been demolished & groundwork begins in 2 weeks.

Completion target December 17 -challenge accepted! Please check our twitter feed for regular updates. Exciting times indeed.

Huge congratulations to Mr Albert Bullivant as he completed his first 50 years of service for JH Lavender in September 2017.

The JH Lavender toolroom is always in safe hands and could not be brilliant without you.

Take a bow young man & best of luck for the next 50 years. Thanks from the whole team at JH Lavender and all of our customers past and present.

Significant investment continues for JH Lavender in January 2017. 2 new 45 tonne Diesse presses have been installed to increase our existing clipping capacity and flexibility.

Equipped with full led touch screen settings, we now have the ability to fully automate our clip processes i.e. full robotic loading and offloading.

This investment is another vital addition to our finishing department offering JHL an enhanced ability to adapt to increasing customer volume requirements.

Significant investment continues for JH Lavender – In July 2016 a brand new Fanuc Robodrill was installed and ready for action. Another vital addition to our machining facility offering more capacity & flexibility to adapt to increasing customer volume requirements.




JH Lavender & Co Ltd attended the manufacturing event of the year Automechanika at Birmingham NEC in June to showcase our products and services. This was also to learn of our new developments and ongoing investment in plant equipment.


JH Lavender & Co Ltd. (JHL) in the West Midlands have recently committed to a £2-million-pound investment programme in order drive their business operations forward into 2017 and beyond. This strategy has been adopted to ensure the Company’s future as one of the largest and most successful UK based aluminium foundries.

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JH Lavender are pleased to announce we are exhibiting at the Automechanika exhibition in Birmingham from the 7th – 9th June come and visit our stand 9A51, please feel free to visit ourselves to meet the team for a full introduction into our services we can offer .

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Start of a new year and further investments continue on the same basis as the previous years, JHL have invested in 2 x new Mazak 200 quick turn machines to complement our current CNC machine plant capacity. This allows JHL to offer all our current and potential customers greater variety of machining operations and finishes.

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The capital investment program at JH Lavender continues with the delivery and installation of a new Fanuc robodrill
a-D21LiA5 high power version vertical machining centre. This investment increases the number of our vertical machining centres to six


JHL are pleased to announce we have been awarded the ISO 14001 certification. A comprehensive period of time was spent developing our environmental management systems prior to them being subject to a stringent and rigorous appraisal by external assessors.

ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that sets out a blueprint for developing an effective environmental management system. In order to achieve and maintain this standard, we have reviewed and updated all our policies and practices throughout the business and across the site at which we operate.


In December 2014 we were awarded the ISO TS 16949:2009 quality accreditation . We provide our customers with the
highest quality products and the recent addition of the ISO TS 16949:2009 accreditation shows the commitment of JHL to advancing the levels of quality within the company as well as our commitment to meeting the requirements of our customers.

Customers within the automotive industry demand the highest levels of product quality and JHL adheres to the quality management system guidelines and the strict technical specifications set out in the ISO TS 16949:2009. In addition to our TS award we are progressing with the Environmental ISO14001 standard with our goal of achieving this accreditation by the end of February 2015.


JHL install 2 new Colosio 750T fully automatic die cast cells taking the total number of die cast machines in this range to 5 and in total to 12. This has increased the business capacity in order to meet the new project volumes.

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JHL open a new building housing Quality and Technical centre as part of its drive to meet its new business growth.


In the last few months the company has installed 4 Ramsell-Naber BT1300 style gas fired tilting furnaces, each with of capacity of 500 Kg. The furnaces are equipped with fully recuperative high efficiency burners and 3-term PID temperature controllers. To achieve even greater efficiency inverter controlled fans which throttle down as the molten aluminium approaches its set point have been fitted.