Commission of scale HFTO and whirl test rigs
The birth of Rockatek
We started with three team members; James Crowley, Dan Crowley and Dan Minett-Smith, and no work or contracts.
In December of 2017 we gained Full ISO Certification (Provision on Design and Analysis Services).
Completed commission of large-scale off site test facility.
The 10M test rig
By July 2018 we had completed our first major testing project with the Rockatek 10M test rig.
More team members
By mid 2019 we were needing more staff so we welcomed Rob Sedgeman as a Design Engineer.
A trip to Scotland
Offshore Europe Exhibition – exhibited at the prestigious Offhsore Europe Show, Aberdeen,
The team grows
In November we were pleased to welcome Daryl Stroud to the team as a Principal Consultant.
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.
The first meeting
Our first official team meeting took place in March of 2017 at the Gupshill Manor Pub in Tewkesbury.
Our first office
We set up shop in a small office in Staverton, Gloucester and set to work.
First major contract
Pleased to have won our first major consultancy contract with a large, US based, specialist drilling equipment provider.
We moved to a larger premises in Churchdown, Gloucester in September of 2018.
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.
ISO 9001 2015 Scope amended to included Testing Services (Provision on Design, Analysis and Testing Services).
In 2021, Rockatek's first IP application was filed.
New team member
Paul Devereux joined the fast growing team at Rockatek.
By the end of 2020 we had exceeded year five business plan targets by end of year three.
Starting the year off well, we completed commission of medium scale on-site test facility.
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.
With more growth business plans, we filed for our second IP application.
So pleased to be able to exhibit at the centre of UK Motorsport, Silverstone.
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.
We finalised a joint ownership agreement for an exciting renewable energy solution, targeted for full scale UK testing in late 2022.
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
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.