Certified Welding
CNC Lathe work
Precision Machining

Phone: 07 888 8075


Russell Wright
Managing Director

At age 18, Russell secured an apprenticeship with Colchester Engineering which was then owned by Paul Tidmarsh. After 12 years working for Paul he purchased the company.
They spent around 13 years in the Old Cheese Factory on Farmers Road and in 2001 moved into their own Purpose built workshop in Waihou Street, in the Matamata Industrial Subdivision.
Over the years they have gone from being primarily a Machine Shop to around 50/50 Machining and Welding/Fabrication.
As well as taking on day by day general jobbing work they also undertake larger projects and over the years have built a reputation as manufacturers of quality machining.


Leanne Wright
Director/Office Manager

Over the years Leanne has worked in the office in between bring up their three boys, two off which have finished apprenticeships one as a plumber and one as an engineer (who works for us), with the youngest one in his second year as a builder. This now leaves Leanne time to run the office.

As well as Russell and Leanne they have 10 Fulltime workshop staff and two part time. 4 are machinists and 6 are Welders, Who all hold welding qualifications. We also have a Sandblasting/Painting and Arc-Spray galvanising Facility on site.

Colchester Staff