About Katmex and our history

Katmex

Established in 1999, Katmex provide high quality steel parts and precision fabrications in to the heavy earthmoving and construction equipment industry around the UK and Europe.

A wide range of engineering services are provided under one roof at our 25,000 square foot facility in the heart of the Tees Valley, in Stockton on Tees.

Oxy fuel cutting, plasma cutting, CNC machining, rolling, bending and fabrication are carried out in line with customer specifications and requirements.

Katmex is committed to working closely with customers to exceed customer expectations and establish long-term partnerships.

Mission Statement

To become the UK’s preferred supplier of profiled and fabricated components to the construction equipment and heavy engineering sectors.

Ensuring all stakeholder objectives are achieved through the development of safety, quality, cost, delivery and corporate social responsibilities.

1999

Company founded as part of a Joint Venture between Katsushiro Matex, KEISA & Mitsubishi

2002

Katsushiro Matex - 100% ownership

2003

ISO 9001 Certification

2008

Supply to JCB group of companies began

2010

Management buyout agreed due to decision to cease European Manufacturing

2010

Supply to Komatsu Germany commenced

2011

Katmex Holdings acquired the business of Geoffrey Maskell and renamed Katmex Seaham

2014

Awarded by Komatsu UK with supplier of the year

2014

OHSAS 18001 Certification

2018

Awarded supplier of the year by Komatsu UK for the second time

2019

Supplier of the year awarded by Komatsu UK for the 3rd time in 5 years

2020

Celebrating our 20th year of trading