April the 14th marks the 25th year Heskins has been in business. We celebrate this milestone with a 25-year timeline.
From humble beginnings we have grown into a leader of safety tape production and worldwide distribution, and we are very proud of that. This would not have been possible without the help of our loyal customers and hardworking staff.
We are excited for the future of Heskins, but we want to take this opportunity to look back from where we started. Our timeline below will touch on some of the events of the past 25 years that have helped to shape Heskins into what it is today.
Established in a back bedroom in a rented house in Charnock Richard, we used a company that no longer exists in Manchester to subcontract manufacture for us.
The company subcontract manufacturer closed, we purchased machinery from them. Storage and production was in an old stables that was demolished many years ago to form a restaurant in Chorley. Our website was launched, we are proud of being a pioneer of using the web.
ISO9000 registration, we always took quality seriously.
Our first true warehouse.
Purchased part of our existing industrial estate location.
Heskins LLC (USA) opened.
Heskins LLC (USA) expanded to its present large facility.
Heskins UK purchase the entirety reast of the industrial estate to facilitate more production, storage and office space.
Major investment at Heskins USA for production machinery.
Our Devon UK factory opened; large scale fully-automated plastic film production facility with adhesive coating.
New warehousing built on our UK location.
Heskins BV opened in Netherlands.
We are looking to open Heskins in Poland providing us even better market access.
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Thanks again to our customers and staff over the years. Heskins wouldn’t be what it is today without you.