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Mechanical design & assembly

Whether simple fabrication assembly or more complex mechanical integration as part of an outsourced solution, PP C&A can meet the specific needs of customers.

In addition to assembly, PP C&A through its technical partners, offer a comprehensive design service and 3D modelling capability. From a manufacturing perspective, the MAN Group, of which PP C&A is a founding member gives access to a number of key suppliers in fabrication design, parts machining, castings, forging and pressed parts.

Wider manufacturing capabilities

PP C&A is a proud member of the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN Group).

The MAN Group is a network of manufacturing companies designed to share technical excellence in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering processes.

As a customer and partner of PP C&A, access is open to numerous manufacturing disciplines from a single source and a more stable solution for complex, multi-discipline engineering projects.

The MAN Group provide every manufacturing discipline imaginable, including but not limited to:

  • Aluminium casting & CNC machining
  • Contract electronics manufacturing
  • Electrical & electronic assembly
  • Fluid Power
  • Tube manipulation
  • Forging
  • High volume precision stamping
  • Pressings, welding & assembly
  • PCB manufacture
  • Plastic injection moulding
  • Industrial design
  • Engineering supplies

PP C&A’s technical partners reach even further than the MAN Group alone, with long-standing relationships with providers of control, automation and information technology products and solutions, specialist providers of cabling, inter-connectivity and electronics solutions and industry specific consultancies and testing organisations, all with significant experience and expertise.

To understand the added value benefits in further detail, navigate to our technical partners page.

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Outsourcing case studies

Inventor-e (iVendScale/iBinScale)

Inventor-e is accelerating disruption of inventory management with the help of the Manufacturing Assembly Network, a unique collective of sub-contract manufacturers and a world class engineering design consultancy.

Jenton Group

A new manufacturing partnership between PP Control & Automation and Jenton Group has created the capacity to build new UV technology in volumes that could help protect us from Covid-19 in indoor spaces.

Mechanical design & assembly » 4 by 6 Jenton Logo mini » PP Control & Automation

Mazak UK

As the years have gone by, the relationship between the two businesses has become more interlinked, with PP C&A increasingly being asked to be involved in the design stage of new machine builds.

Mechanical design & assembly » mazak » PP Control & Automation

Ishida: Strategic outsourcing partnership

Watch how Ishida realised their growth potential by making outsourcing part of their manufacturing strategy.

Mechanical design & assembly » ishida cs mini logo » PP Control & Automation

Collected publications & case studies (2019-2020)

PP Control & Automation has had the opportunity to publish a variety of articles in the UK’s leading journals for the manufacturing industries.

A B Graphic International Ltd

During the design engineering discussions, it quickly became apparent that a more value-added design would be beneficial, allowing for a modular, configurable and pre-wired (Plug & play) style solution with significant benefit.

Mechanical design & assembly » ABG Logo mini » PP Control & Automation


Inventor-e was established in 2001 as a technology business to provide point-of-use solutions to industrial manufacturers and the facilities management markets.

Mechanical design & assembly » Inventor e logo business card mini » PP Control & Automation

Fullwood Packo

A huge surge in demand for the latest machines within the dairy industry means that Fullwood Packo has enjoyed particular success with its M2erlin robotic milking systems.

Mechanical design & assembly » fullwood packo logo » PP Control & Automation

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We believe in meeting you, listening and understanding your needs first and foremost. If you are considering outsourcing for the first time or you wish to review your current outsourcing strategies, we would welcome the opportunity for discussion.