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Empowering Energy and Renewables: The Role of Electroless Nickel Plating

Renewables, renewable energy, wind farm, power generation

CBE+ is proud to announce the exciting arrival of StirLight to our Chesterfield site, heralding a new era of advanced manufacturing capabilities. StirLight brings to the table a fully commissioned heavy-duty Friction Stir Welding (FSW) robot, poised to transform the landscape of industrial fabrication.

CBE+ Illuminates Minds at North Star Science School 2023

North Star Science School, a constellation of curiosity and learning, took place on 8 November 2023 at Gulliver’s Valley in Rotherham, and CBE+ proudly took part as a sponsor. The event, hosting around 480 eager students, unfolded as a kaleidoscope of ideas, discussions, and hands-on experiences.

CBE+ joins Betterworld.Solutions initiative led by AESSEAL

Betterworld Solutions Logo, ESG, Environment, Green Manufacturing

CBE+ joins betterworld.solutions initiative led by aesseal CBE+ are pleased to announce they are the latest member of the Betterworld.Solutions initiative led by AESSEAL. Businesses often have opportunities to improve the environment and prevent global warming but can sometimes fail to identify them. Our suppliers, co-workers and customers can bring environmental sustainability initiatives to our […]


Teamwork, Staff, Integration, team building, manufacturing, culture, values, apprenticeships, future careers

CBE+ celebrates it’s 4th Birthday with a team building day! CBE+ offers multiple capabilities in countless combinations.  This offering is the product of their history and is made up of the capacities of five once separate businesses: BG Engineering LTD – A precision engineering company.  NiTEC UK LTD – electroless nickel plating specialists. Pentag Gear and Oilfield Equipment – […]

The benefits of Design for Manufacture


The benefits of Design for Manufacture Design for Manufacture is a term often used in precision engineering, but what does it mean? Design for Manufacture (DFM) is the process used to create optimised products at minimal cost. This includes simplifying and refining the design of components to make the manufacturing process more efficient and reach […]

4 key factors when comparing Hard Chrome and Electroless Nickel Plating

Hard Chrome, ENP, Electroless nickel, hardness, anti-corrosion, surface treatment

4 key factors when comparing Hard Chrome and Electroless Nickel Plating What are the four key factors when comparing Electroless Nickel Plating and Hard Chrome? Electroless Nickel Plating Technical Manager, Steve Whitehead, gives you the low down on everything you need to know about the two coatings. Hard Chrome Plating has been a favourite in […]

CBE+ takes over Chesterfield Bowl to raise money for the Master Cutler’s Challenge 2023.

charity, bowling, mcc, master cutlers challenge, fundraiser

CBE+ takes over Chesterfield Bowl to raise money for the Master Cutler’s Challenge 2023 This year CBE+ are competing in the Master Cutlers Challenge 2023. The Master Cutler’s Challenge is a fundraising Challenge for businesses to get involved and support charities across South Yorkshire. Dame Julie Kenny, the current Master Cutler, has chosen a charity […]

New robotic manufacturing plating plant installed at CBE+

CBE+ open day, networking, electroless nickel plating, automation, robotics

New robotic manufacturing plating plant installed at CBE+ Engineering supply chain solution provider CBE+ has built the first 6+1 robotic Electroless Nickel Plating (ENP) line in the UK and Europe at its 70,000ft² state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. This new manufacturing capability will allow the company to undertake a range of innovative projects at its Chesterfield base, […]

A spotlight on Wire EDM at CBE+.

WEDM, Wire EDM, Precision, Precision Engineering, Machining, Intergrated solutions

A spotlight on Wire EDM at CBE+. Wire EDM is a relatively new offering at CBE+.  In the summer of 2021, the business acquired new machinery and skilled team members from aerospace industry leaders Aerodyn. The investment comprises three key machines – a Mitsubishi MV2400S and two Mitsubishi FX20. Our Marketing team got the chance […]

Electroless Nickel Plating – A sit down with our experts

Anti-corrosion, Automation, corrosion protection, deposits, Diffused Nickel Plating, Electroless nickel, Electroless Nickel Plating, ENP, extreme environment protection, Ni-PTFE, robot, Surface Treatment

Electroless nickel Plating – A sit down with our experts Lee Marriot, Production Manager for ENP (left) and Steve Whitehead, Technical Manager & Specialist in ENP (right) Electroless Nickel Plating (ENP) is one of the specialist sub-contract services we offer at CBE+. Not many businesses in the UK offer the treatment, CBE+ has some of […]