Penso British Engineering

Driven by engineering excellence

Penso has developed from a standing start in 2000 to one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers, employing more than 200 people at the start of 2015.

We focus on our British design and engineering capabilities and invest significantly in creating new lightweight solutions for the automotive, aerospace, defence and rail sectors.

Our full list of capabilities include:

  • Composites
  • Consulting
  • Concept design and vehicle build
  • Design and Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Finite element analysis
  • Interior systems development and supply
  • Niche vehicle build

Penso has an impressive track record of working with some of the biggest names in industry, such BAE Systems in Defence and Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, Bentley, Spyker, Ford and Mercedes Benz in the automotive sector.

Customers in rail are also favouring lightweight solutions, with interest currently coming from global train operating companies and their supply chain.

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2000

P+Z Engineering officially formed in the UK

2004

Management buy-out of P+Z

2005

Rebranded as Penso Consulting

2008

Specialist vehicle manufacturing project secured for Mercedes-Benz to customise Vito taxis for London

2010

Penso achieves ISO/TS16949 accreditation

2011

Duke of York visits Penso’s Coventry site as an example of best practice manufacturing

2012

Penso hits the 100 employee mark after winning a number of new contracts

2014

Second factory opened in Coventry, providing a dedicated production line for the Mercedes-Benz Vito taxi

2014

New design and technical office opened in Brentwood, London

2014

£8.5m invested in new composite technology production capacity, including dedicated tool room, hot compression moulding and HP RTM.

2015

Strategic agreement with Pricol Technologies of India signed and new office opened

2015

3,500 Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi rolls off the production line

2015

Cytec reinforces its position as a key composites partner in the serial automotive market by acquiring an equity position in Penso