The casting process at Blackwood Engineering

The casting process in one of our partner foundries involves several steps to transform raw materials into finished parts. Here’s a general overview of the typical casting process:   CAD drawing is created and approved: Once the CAD drawing is sent from the customer to Blackwood Engineering, the CAD will be sent to the chosen […]

Case Study: 0.7T Motor Grader Counterweight

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Blackwood worked alongside a North American brand to deliver a counterweight for agricultural machinery background Blackwood continues to diversify its offering working alongside agricultural partners to deliver high-quality complex counterweights for agricultural machinery. We worked alongside a prominent North American brand to deliver a 0.7T Grey Iron Counterweight to be used on a motor grader. […]

Case Study: 2.7T Forklift Counterweight

Blackwood provided a FLT counterweight for a European customer providing a variety of value adding services. background Blackwood recently worked alongside a European supplier of industrial equipment providing a counterweight for their latest forklift. The Blackwood team worked closely with the European supplier to produce a complex weight which will be used across several machines. […]

Case Study: Small Excavator Counterweight

Blackwood provided air freight, storage and customised finishing for a counterweight to be used on a small excavator. background An industry leading global supplier of construction machinery tasked Blackwood with producing a compact counterweight for one of its  product ranges small excavators. Our team worked collaboratively alongside the global OEM to develop this complex weight […]

Castings Case Study: Pivot For Articulated Hauler

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Blackwood worked alongside a global machinery supplier to deliver a bespoke engineered pivot casting. background A long standing global machinery supplier tasked Blackwood with producing a bespoke engineered casting to fit the organisations range of articulated haulers. The customer worked alongside Blackwood to help develop and produce this engineered component which was to act as […]

2022 Q&A with MD Paul Connor

Blackwood MD Paul Connor

Managing Director Paul Connor shares his thoughts reflecting on the year just gone and what lies ahead in 2022 for Blackwood. Firstly, how would you describe 2021 for Blackwood? 2021 was the most challenging year I can recollect since taking over Blackwood Engineering in 1994.  Global demand for all products exceeded the available supply capacity […]

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