The Bowen Brothers

Product Development, Manufacturing & Programme Management specialists

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About Us

From Lego to Land Rovers, we have been designing and making things for over 30 years. We specifically enjoy working with startups and investors to develop and scale interesting product with new challenges. We also have long term OEM and Tier 1 customers and work with more traditional supply chains. Our history is Automotive but we have clients in Textiles, Construction, Food & Drink, Aerospace and Rail.


We are an independent service provider that pride ourselves on efficient delivery and an excellent industry network. We can get anything designed, made and moved.

We currently have 15 independant contractors audited to our standard of delivery, allowing us to offer a range of services. The majority of our network come from a prestigious background making luxury vehicles.

We run our business efficiently with very little overheads, this saving is passed on to our customers through our competitive rates.

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Services

Blueprint Design
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Engineering

Product Design, Prototyping, Certification and validation, FMEA, Cost & Weight reduction, Tool & Jig design.

Did you know:

We also know alot about market placement, margin optimisation through piece cost reduction and modular design/commercialisation of existing product. We almost always end up paying for ourselves.

Manufacturing

Supply chain, parts scheduling, BOM, 5s, PFMEA & Control plans, Quality audits, LEAN , Visual Management, Capacity planning, 


Through our network:

Assembly, Machining, Moulding, Extrusions. Andons & Timeboards, ERPs, Tooling, Digital Tools.

Project Management

Our project managers have delivered large scale (£60M) projects into production.

We use a variety of tools and can be flexible around the customer. From O365 through to Trello - the Prince2 principles remain the same. If you give us a project to manage we are responsible, accountable and dependable.

 

“The Bowen Brothers Ltd have supported Aspire with PMO. The team quickly understand the project and its deliverables and then ensure the project is delivered aligned to gateways and milestones. They have a very professional attitude and their work ethic is second to none making sure we follow our strategic direction.

I have been very happy with them and would recommend engaging with their services!”

Ian Briggs

Owner - Aspire Engineering

We have worked with The Bowen Brothers team for a while now and have created some interesting commercial opportunities together. They have the ability to take a concept, turn it into a funded project and then deliver the project. Its been a great collaboration for both companies and we hope it continues.

Leanne Wilson

Director - Miretur Ltd

The business case for my product was struggling as the margins didn't work. The Bowen Brothers reduced the piece cost through design changes and commercial negotiation, saving 30% from the bill of materials! They then restructured cost models and supported design changes to add further revenue streams from the one product.

The mix of commercial knowledge and engineering means at no point did my product lose integrity. Every change was managed and validated.

Bradley Greensmith
Founder - SAFETYpoint

 

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