Lead Forensics


Express Engineering: Investing in growth from the North East

Development capital supports global precision manufacturing business to continue growth.

  • Industrials

Express Engineering is one of the leading global manufacturing partners.

Deal type
  • Development capital
LDC Region

Established in 1973, Express Engineering has an international reputation for unrivalled product quality, service and best-in-class processes.

The business, based in Gateshead at a 100,000 sq.ft facility, provides precision manufacturing solutions to customers in the oils & gas, aerospace, defence, marine and power generation sectors.

Support for international expansion

Express Engineering’s management team, including Chris Thompson, secured support for its international expansion strategy from LDC in October 2013. LDC’s capital injection is enabling the business to drive growth in new markets and increase capacity.


Mid-Market Management Team of the Year

BVCA Yorkshire and North East Awards 2020