1995 test

We built a new factory department which was used as the engine test shop.

1997 RFA

We were awarded a maintenance contract by the RFA for all on-site Fort Class vessel work.

1997 stores exp.

In order to improve company efficiency of project turnaround we built a new stores department, which consisted of an expansion from the original 57.17m² area to a designated room of 126m².

1998. appr James.

We took on our first batch of apprentices including James who completed a three year apprenticeship scheme working four days per week whilst studying at the Colchester Institute.

1998 rail

We begun providing our services within the rail sector.

1999. end of engine work

Due to decreased demand, mainly from the Ministry of Defence, for engine overhaul work we decided that we would refocus solely on governing equipment. Many of the engineers involved were retrained to develop their expertise on governing work and are still part of the EGS team today; their background in engine work gives them an enhanced understanding of the work to be carried out on governing equipment.

2000 ivor test

Our test engineer Ivor started conducting training courses.

2001. appr karl

In 2001 we appointed Karl who completed an NVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations with modules including the maintenance of mechanical and electronic systems. Karl started in the overhaul department, and with his training moved to the service and retrofit department.