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Staff at Magal Head Office raise £165.81 for World Cancer Day
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Magal AWT Employee of the Month awarded to Jeff Worth
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Magal Dauphinoise Thomson continues expansion to support the plants rapid growth
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Further investment at Magal AWT sees the purchase of a 90 tonne Injection Moulding Machine
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Magal Timeline

 
2002 Acquistion of Adwest Engineering Ltd  
2003 Acquisition of Metallifacture Ltd; Adwest Cables Ltd; Western Thomson Controls Ltd,Dauphinoise Thomson SAS (France);Bowden SAS (France); Western Thomson India Formation of the Magal Engineering Group.
2004 FTW and Portland Pressings acquired and amalgamated into Western Thomson Plastics Ltd
   
2006

Construction of new production facility in Chennai, India commences.

Central R&D facility complete and fully operational.

Launch of Customer Focused Sales Organisation

2007

Acquisition of QH Clutch manufacturing business

Magal Engineering becomes strategic supplier to Daimler, Ford and Renault

2008

Production begins at Magal Engg. Tech, Chennai

Worldwide recession hits automotive industry

2009

Strong restructuring;

Formation of strategic alliance with Midway Products US

2010/2011

Launch of single company at Reading UK – Magal AWT Ltd. (Adwest Western Thomson). 

Start up of significant new programs

Launch of Magal Otomotiv Turkey JV Cavo

2012 Launch of new company in China; Partnership with Tongrun
                                        Awards and Achievements 
2004 Metallifacture wins IMechE Award for Outstanding Achievement in Change Management
2005 Western Thomson wins IMechE Award for Best Financial Performance and Best Small/Medium Enterprise.
2006

CEO named in Management Today’s Top 100 UK Entrepreneur listing.

Magal Metallifacture wins IMechE Award for Process Innovation, and are highly commended in the Change Management category.

CEO awarded ‘Who’s Who’ Business Professional Executive of the Year – Manufacturing.

2007

AP Driveline Technologies receives commendation from IMechE for Business Development  Change Management.

Magal Engineering receives Deloitte/RBS Award for Fastest Growing Business in the South East of England

2012 Ranked 84th in the Sunday Times Magazine for the fastest overseas growing UK private company.