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Nelson is based on a large single site in Stockport, in the North West of England and is a major contributor to the Aerospace & Space (Commercial & Defence), Automotive and Agricultural industries producing unique jigs & fixtures and precision engineering solutions. Nelson undertakes specialist tooling design and manufacture across all disciplines including: Airframe Assembly Jigs & Fixtures, Airframe Detail Tooling, Mould Tooling, WSTGE, AGE, MGSE, Airframe Test Rigs and Environmental Test Rigs. Nelson has several decades of experience on both Civil and Military projects.

Nelson has a dedicated and multi-disciplined workforce, who are trained to adapt to the unique projects on which they work, all working to the highest standards whilst ensuring that all personnel are approved and certified in all aspects of their position.

To support the manufacturing department, Nelson has experienced Project Management personnel, Design teams, Composite capabilities and skilled Laser Tracker Operators, which has allowed Nelson to offer complete Turnkey Solutions for Design, Manufacture and Project Management.

Nelsonwork for various blue chip companies including: Airbus, BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, EADS astrium, BHW Hampson, GKN Aerospace, Augusta Westland Helicopters, Hurel Hispano, JCB, Caterpillar, Komatsu and Alstom. Current projects include: Airbus A370 Research, Airbus A380, Airbus A380F, Airbus A400M, Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 and Lockheed Martin (BAE Systems) Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) and BAE Systems Eurofighter Typhoon.