Accles and Pollock transformed its operation dramatically in terms of the nature of the products manufactured. Manufacturing cells were introduced with latest technology equipment and more robust tooling, dedicated to specific families of parts. Substantial investment was made in shop-floor layout and to include a new bending machine, new CEO room, new Tube store and cutting area. 2 five axis machining centres were added along with CNC lathes, Vertical milling machines, end forming, CMM, mechanised polishing and tube trimming.