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West Cumberland Engineering Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shepley Engineers, has successfully completed the acquisition of T.I.S. Cumbria Limited, effective 27th October 2023.

Details about TIS and the acquisition can be found below

Frequently asked questions

T.I.S. Cumbria Ltd are a specialist design, fabrication, welding and inspection company, with two workshops in Workington to keep carbon and stainless steel production separate. TIS service the Nuclear, Industrial Process and Petrochemical, Oil and Gas sectors across the globe. Equipped with a full range of tooling, milling machines and welding equipment they are capable of taking concepts from design, through to production, installation and inspection. They have a reputation for quality, efficiency and reliability.

TIS will become an integral part of The Shepley Group and will operate as part of Shepley Engineers’ subsidiary, West Cumberland Engineering. WCEL processes, procedures, policies and culture will be adopted by TIS.

Going forward this change will give us massive opportunities to take on larger and more complicated projects both locally and nationally. The acquisition allows fantastic opportunities for staff growth and development in the future, whilst carrying on maintaining the quality of work we have built our strong reputation upon. This will double WCEL’s manufacturing capacity, supporting nuclear decommissioning, nuclear new build and SMR’s, whilst securing the future of hundreds of highly skilled employees across the region.