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Avocet offer a wide range of general services including:-

Engineering Consultancy & Advice

From an initial discussion about an idea for a product, through to a full design project we can help. Our wealth of expierence can also help you quickly overcome those small technical stumbling blocks that are encountered in any project.

Design and Development

We can take a 'back of an envelope' idea and turn it into a fully developed product, including mechanical, electrical / electronic and aesthetic design. Our design capabilities and well equipped workshops facilitate rapid progress

Production Tooling, Laboratory Equipment and Special Purpose Machines

We offer practical Solutions for industry and science including simple holding fixtures, test rigs, experimental equipment and automated production equipment.

Repairs to Machinery and Production of Replacement Parts

Our workshops allow fast production of replacement parts, which can be better than the original. Our ability to produce replacement parts is especially valuable for older machines where original parts are no longer available. We can also produce pattern parts for classic vehicles, including aesthetic items items such as door handles, catches and trims etc...

One Off and Batch Production

Whether you need one washer or one thousand highly complex mechanical / electrical machines, we can help with the production of simple or complex items including final assembly, testing and certification.

Production of architectural fixtures and fittings

Our ability and experience in the combined use of metals, timber, glass, and plastics allows us to produce architectural items such as staircases, railings, shop fittings and furniture

Subcontract CNC routing of timber and plastics

Our Anderson CNC 6 Head router will cut sheet materials up to 1.5 x 2.6 meters with an accuracy down to 10 microns. We offer subcontract routing service and can accept your CAD drawings in DXF format or produce drawings from your sketches.

Please contact us for a no obligation discussion of your requirements.

Other Things we do

Avocet also owns and operates the following businesses:-

www.StackaStage.com - This is a relatively new venture for Avocet which is rapidly becoming a large part of what we do. We developed Stackastage to Fulfil a requirement from shools for an easy to use portable stage system which stores in minimum space, it is finding uses outside the educational sphere in other areas such as photography, industry and entertainment.

www.AVBits.com - We launched this web retail business at the dawn of the e-commerce revolution in 2002. AVBits retails a large range of sound, lighting and video equipment and accessories to a diverse customer base. AVBits was originally a spin-off from our Audio Visual installation business which at the time formed a large part of what we did, but is now a very small part of what we do.

www.ParCans.com - From AVBits it became clear that there was an oportunity for a specialist lighting website and we setup ParCans in 2005.

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