Since the company was formed in 1959 as Bolton Turntable Co Ltd. it has reached many milestones, including name changes, added a range of divisions and much more.
Movetech UK are accredited with the official SafeContractor accreditation. This accreditation is an industry recognised membership – demonstrating Movetech UK are meeting the necessary requirements around health and safety, environmental, modern slavery, diversity, equality, workplace wellbeing and financial stability.
Movetech UK Celebrate 60 years in Business
In late 2019, the company celebrated it’s sixtieth year in business. The landmark anniversary represented the businesses success and longevity and mirrors the ability to understand and anticipate the needs its customers, revolutionising and adapting to the environments around them, in response to a changing world.
Constructionline Gold Membership accreditation
Movetech UK are accredited with the official Constructionline Gold Membership. This accreditation is an industry recognised membership, validating we are a high quality approved supplier.
Constructionline Silver Membership accreditation
Movetech UK are accredited with the official Constructionline Silver Membership. This accreditation is an industry recognised membership, validating we are a high quality approved supplier.
ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Quality Systems accreditation
Movetech UK are accredited with the official ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Quality Systems certifications.
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems accreditation
Movetech UK are accredited with the official ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems.
Movetech UK are officially CHAS registered. This accreditation ensures the company is compliant across the different areas of risk management, and mitigate risks across the supply chain.
Name changed to 'Movetech UK'
In 2008 a big change to the company was made when a name change to ‘Movetech UK’ was made, this was to better reflect the wider engineered movement solutions offered by the company.
Acquisition of Cawley Marine Industrial.
In 2005 the company acquired Cawley Marine Industrial.
Acquisition of HOVAIR Systems.
In 2004 the company acquired HOVAIR Systems.
South East Asia exports extended
Exporting to South East Asia was extended.
Acquisition of Hillis Frader Engineering Ltd
In 1986 the company acquired Hillis Frader Engineering Ltd.
Industrial division formed
The company formed an industrial division to provide movement solutions for the materials handling industries.
Name change to 'British Turntable Company Ltd'
1972 saw a name change to British Turntable Co Ltd to reflect the growing importance of exporting. At this point, the company had now exported to 140 countries worldwide.
Rental Division formed
A rental division was established in 1966 to satisfy the short term demands of television shows, exhibitions and product launches.
Steady growth in the ``Swinging 60's``
The company enjoyed steady growth through the sixties when, in “swinging 60s” London, large fashion outlets and smaller boutiques found movement attracted shoppers; exporting began in small ways in 1965.
Bolton Turntable started to export.
Company formed as Bolton Turntable Co Ltd
Movetech UK (British Turntable Co Limited), began in November 1959 as Bolton Turntable Co Ltd, manufacturing just a single product – a turntable to turn a car in an automobile showroom. A novel idea at the time, even Worldwide.