History

Late 1800s
The Chatteris Engineering Co. Ltd. formed.
1963
Stainless Metalcraft established.
1981
Prototype fabrications for the first MRI scanners built at Chatteris.
1995
Metalcraft completed and delivered its 2000th cryostat system.
2001
Landmark contract to supply inertia tubes for the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) project for CERN.
2004
Metalcraft was purchased by Avingtrans Technology Group.
2006
Metalcraft completed and delivered the 10,000th cryostat system
2009
Metalcraft completed and delivered 40,000th vessel (pressure / vacuum / cryostat)

 

More detail on the history of the business and engineering on our Chatteris site can be found here