History Of Investacast
1970 : Investacast was originally sited in Slough from the early '70s and re-sited to its current green field site in Ilfracombe in 1982.
1982 : Re-Sited to Ilfracombe.
1987 : Tony Buckland [Current MD] Started as Quality Assurance Manager
1987 : Start Sourcing Programme from Asian Suppliers.
1988 : Expanded its UK manufacturing site to 15,000 sq ft.
1991 : Achieved BS5750.
1999 : Invested in Automated Ceramic Shell making System.
2000 : Commenced a programme of transferring high volume UK manufactured product to outsourcing partners in China.
2007 : Chris Thompson and Tony Buckland undertake BIMBO
2011 : Invest in 3000 sq ft dedicated warehouse/Inspection facility for Outsourced product.
2014 : Expand the UK manufacturing into an additional 2000 sq ft facility
2014 : Exhibit at the Advanced Engineering Exhibition at the NEC.