HISTORY

April

HFTO testing

Commission of scale HFTO and whirl test rigs 

December

The birth of Rockatek

We started with three team members; James Crowley, Dan Crowley and Dan Minett-Smith, and no work or contracts.

December

ISO Certification

In December of 2017 we gained Full ISO Certification (Provision on Design and Analysis Services).

March

Testing capabilities

Completed commission of large-scale off site test facility.

July

The 10M test rig

By July 2018 we had completed our first major testing project with the Rockatek 10M test rig.

June

More team members

By mid 2019 we were needing more staff so we welcomed Rob Sedgeman as a Design Engineer.

October

A trip to Scotland

Offshore Europe Exhibition – exhibited at the prestigious Offhsore Europe Show, Aberdeen,

November

The team grows

In November we were pleased to welcome Daryl Stroud to the team as a Principal Consultant.

Rockatek

timeline

We have developed and evolved greatly over the last seven years we've been trading. Take a look through some of our noticeable years, and greatest achievements.

2016

2017

March

The first meeting

Our first official team meeting took place in March of 2017 at the Gupshill Manor Pub in Tewkesbury.

April

Our first office

We set up shop in a small office in Staverton, Gloucester and set to work.

2018

January

First major contract

Pleased to have won our first major consultancy contract with a large, US based, specialist drilling equipment provider.

September

New office

We moved to a larger premises in Churchdown, Gloucester in September of 2018.

2019

October

The first addition to the team

With an uptake in work we were very excited to welcome Dave Wilcox to the team as a CAD Designer.

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ISO 9001 2015 Scope amended to included Testing Services (Provision on Design, Analysis and Testing Services).

March

IP applications

In 2021, Rockatek's first IP application was filed.

November

New team member

Paul Devereux joined the fast growing team at Rockatek.

2020

December

Smashing targets

By the end of 2020 we had exceeded year five business plan targets by end of year three.

2021

January

On-site testing

Starting the year off well, we completed commission of medium scale on-site test facility.

January

We are growing

In the beginning of 2021, we were able to take on two new team members; Amandeep Singh as a Mechanical Engineer and Terry Boakes as a Senior CAD Designer to bolster our capabilities.

May

More applications

With more growth business plans, we filed for our second IP application.

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July

First show

So pleased to be able to exhibit at the centre of UK Motorsport, Silverstone.

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December

Certifcations

October

Another office move

With the team, and business thriving we needed more space. We were able to expand into a new office in Churchdown, Gloucester.

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July

A renewable

energy solution

We finalised a joint ownership agreement for an exciting renewable energy solution, targeted for full scale UK testing in late 2022. 

Wind Turbines

2022

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October

New graduate

We are excited to welcome Oliver Daniels to the Rockatek team as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer. We are looking forward to seeing his skills grow within the team.

Engineering consultancy for complex customer applications

The team at Rockatek always goes above and beyond. We are so proud of how our business has grown over the last 7+ years with many goals and targets achieved and surpassed. We have curated a strong team of exceptional professionals who all overachieve in their respective fields. We are looking to grow and branch out into new and exciting areas over the coming years, so we are excited to see our timeline grow as we head into the next chapter of our journey. If you are in need of support, guidance, advice or other within the areas of products design, analysis or testing then please don't hesitate to get in touch and discuss our project with one of our team.

Take a look through the faces behind the brand

THE TEAM

We are so proud of the exceptional team we have formed at Rockatek. We are always looking for new talent to join the team. If you think that is you, please get in touch.

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The Rockatek Directors

Director

Director

Director

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Amandeep Singh

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Bryan Jones

Senior CAD Designer

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Chris Wathen

Test Engineer

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Daryl Stroud

Principal Consultant

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Dave Willcox

Principal CAD Designer

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Oliver Daniels

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

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Rob Sedgeman

Senior Design Engineer

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Terry Boakes

Senior CAD Designer