Olympic Torch Success
One of our most accomplished projects was the engineering and manufacturing of the London Olympic Torches in 2012, employing our innovative five axis laser cutting technology. We have the UK’s largest dedicated laser cutting facility and a heritage that demands a ‘right first time’ approach. Our expertise was fully tested during the engineering and manufacturing of the 8,000 triangular gold-coloured torches – one for each of the torch bearers who took part in the relay. The torches were manufactured from an aluminium alloy, each with a burner enclosed and fuelled by a gas canister.
Our extensive engineering experience and capacity for technological innovation are the attributes that won the contract to manufacture the London 2012 torches. Our world-class skill set and technology allowed us to develop a process to manufacture the unique design of the Olympic Torch to the exacting standards required, and all within a challenging time frame.