PRIDE THROUGH ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE
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About Us

Our Mission - "Pride through engineering excellence"

Present & future

Today the company operates from 4 modern industrial units, offering a comprehensive precision machining capability, complemented by specialist welding / hardfacing facilities. £4 million investment in the last 4 years including £500k in last 6 months upgrading plant and facilities with further investment planned in 2014. Ensuring that Lion continues to maintain its ability to provide the highest quality services to our customers long into the future.

Introduction to Lion

Facilities (walkaround)

Extensions

History

Formed in 1968, Lion Engineering was set up to support the demands of the North Sea Drilling Industry, providing specialist machining and welding services to customers involved with the tough early years of exploration, drilling and production processes both offshore and onshore.

HISTORY IN PICTURES

1969

Operation to remove siezed cutters from 26" Hole Enlarger

1972

Lion exhibits at Caister Oilfield Show

1972

Lion exhibits at Caister Oilfield Show

1972

Final inspection of an adaptor sub

1979

New CNC controlled lathe arrives at Lion's Admiraly Road facillity

1980

Operator gauging 6.5/8" Regular pin connection

1980

Wellhead equipment awaiting inspection

1983

Inspecting blade widths on 24" integral blade stabiliser (machine facility at Totton South Hampton)

1984

The team at Lion having a break

1990

Milling operation on a specialist milling tool at our Admiralty Road facility

1993

Lion's workshop layout

1993

Loading Broadbent Oil Country Lathe for moving to new facility on Gapton Hall Road

1993

Lion's facility

1995

Customer's used products layed out for inspection and repair

1996

Tools awaiting inspection after refurbishment of customer's stabilisers

1996

Tools awaiting despatch after refurbishment of customer's stabilisers

1998

Lion exhibiting at the Oilfield Exhibition in Amsterdam