Markets we serve

R E Thompson is a trusted provider to a variety of industries, with many partnershsips stretching back over 20 years. We pride ourselves on being able to offer extensive capabilities to cater for specific customer requirements, with expertise and numerous customer approvals across sectors. We understand industry challenges and are willing to invest to find innovative manufacturing solutions
Our capabilities


R E Thompson precision engineer has manufactured aircraft and aerospace components for over 60 years, dating back to our approval by the air registration board in 1959. We have extensive experience serving long-term customers in this industry and have been offering aerospace assembly for over 40 years. We hold customer certificates of approval from the likes of GE Aviation, Ontic and BAE Systems


We manufacture high-security and sensitive components for our defence customers, working on projects like the Joint Strike Fighter for over 20 years. Our extensive experience in this sector enables us to provide high-quality solutions to exacting industry standards, with customer approvals from companies such as Moog, Curtiss-Wright and Lockheed Martin

Electronics & Semiconductor

We have long-term expertise in providing manufacturing solutions to the electronics industry, offering extremely tight tolerances on housing components alongside providing electromechanical assembly to major industry players including Ametek, SPTS, STI and Ultra Electronics


We meet the rigorous demands of complex components and unmatched quality required in the automotive industry, with a wide range of CNC machining capabilities enabling production of large and small components to exacting tolerances for customers such as Prodrive, Williams Advanced Engineering and Luxfer


As a precision engineering company, we have increasingly offered components to the medical industry since adapting during the pandemic to help manufacture COVID testing equipment


R E Thompson is keen to contribute to the net-zero transition by manufacturing prototype components for emerging businesses who are revolutionising motor systems, such as ZeroAvia and EMPEL Systems

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