"If we’re working on a project that involved R&D, we know that we’re going to get a factor of that back, whether the work is successful or not.”
Based in Hixon, Staffordshire, Mec Com are one of the largest independent contract manufacturers in the UK. With a European branch in Romania and over 250 employees, the company offers sheet metal fabrication and electromechanical assembly and testing to clients across the globe.
With over two decades of experience, Mec Com have developed close relationships with customers in a wide range of sectors including power distribution, renewable energy, food processing and machine tools.
Innovation is also a key factor of the company’s success as research and development enables the team to respond quickly to ever changing customer requirements and continually improve quality, cost and delivery performance.
Mec Com constantly invests in the development of new manufacturing processes to push capabilities and achieve technological breakthroughs. Lean manufacturing techniques and investment in R&D enable the team to produce flexible, cost-effective manufacturing solutions.
randd worked with Mec Com on their R&D tax credits claim, giving the client the reassurance that future R&D work would also be rewarded and supported.
“R&D tax credits help us to support projects. So if we’re working on a project that is truly R&D, we know that we’re going to get a factor of that back, whether it is successful or unsuccessful.” Advised Andy Whittaker, Quality and Engineering Director at Mec Con.