May: CBE+ shortlisted for manufacturer of the year by inside magazine (Made in Yorkshire).
March: CBE + launch executive alliance in partnership with Vulcan to the sky and Workwise.
February: CBE+ welcome ROXIVA customer to set up production facility on site.
Rolls Royce gives recognition to CBE+ for exceptional contribution to ventilator challenge UK.
October: Chesterfield manufacturer CBE+ has become a sponsor of New Tupton Ivanhoes Under 12’s team.
September: CBE+ is shortlisted for 4 business awards by Make UK.
June: CBE+ implement integrated ERP system across CBE+ and NiTEC (UK).
April: CBE+ is asked to contribute to ventilator challenge UK, within weeks they produce tens of thousands of parts to support UK government in Covid 19.
March: CBE+ gain sponsorship from Leonardo to obtain SC21 certification.
February: NiTEC (UK) in partnership with CBE+ obtains AS9100 accreditation.
January: CBE+ become a cornerstone business in partnership with north east Derbyshire council.
CBE+ Helps SHU Race Team build their race car.
CBE+ raises over £1000 for Master Cutlers Challenge taking part in tough mudder run!
BG Engineering and Pentag Gears & Oilfield Equipment Ltd rebrand to CBE+.
Spire Laboratories moved site to Enterprise Drive.
BG Engineering win the Excellence in Manufacturing Award at the 2018 Derbyshire Times Business Awards.
BG Engineering in partnership with CBE secures AS9100 accreditation for approval to supply the aerospace sector.
BG Engineering in partnership with CBE triples size of its manufacturing facility in 30th anniversary to 100,000 sqft.
BG Engineering in partnership with CBE invest in on site pressure testing facility.
Pentag Gears & Oilfield Equipment Ltd bought by Cooper Brown Enterprises and BG Engineering relocated to Enterprise Drive, Chesterfield.
BG Engineering in partnership with CBE invest in apprentice cell on shop floor.
BG Engineering in partnership with CBE are shortlisted for manufacturer of the year award.
Cooper Brown Enterprises Ltd become partners with BG Engineering.
NiTEC (UK) and Spire Laboratories are part bought by Cooper Brown Enterprises.
Spire Laboratories is established as complimentary business to NiTEC (UK).
BG Engineering moved facility to Enterprise Drive into a 20,000 sqft facility, within a 100,000 sqft building.
Pentag Gears & Oilfield Equipment Ltd came under new ownership and moved premises to John Street, Sheffield.
NiTEC (UK) moved to Holmewood Industrial Estate, Chesterfield.
BG Engineering facility moved to Stavely into an 8,000 sqft facility.
NiTEC (Derbyshire) changed name to Nitec (UK).
BG Engineering became a private limited company.
NiTEC (Derbyshire) Ltd moved to Sheepbridge, Chesterfield.
Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist, invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989.
BG Engineering is commissioned in 3000 sq ft facility on Carr Vale in Chesterfield.
Boeing 747, The Jumbo Jet, makes its first flight.
NiTEC (Derbyshire) Ltd in Clay Cross was established.
5 managers from Aurora Holdings bought gear division from the group and set up Pentag Gears & Oilfield Equipment Ltd, Edmond Road, Sheffield.
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield became Aurora Holdings (Pentag).
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield acquired Anderton-Forco Industries.
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield sold Watling Street group of companies at Markyate.
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield disposed of the Tyre Machinery business of Hill Bentham and Hill Mould Equipment Ltd; Marygate Group (Pentag).
Acquired The Hille Engineering Co (Pentag).
The United States’ Apollo 11 was the first crewed mission to land on the Moon.
The Concorde aircraft made its first successful flight.
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield disposed of Darlington Wire Mills; efforts put into improving Skerne Engineering Co; (Pentag).
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield acquired Webster Equipment and Webster Machine Development (Pentag).
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield acquired F. Turnbull and Co (Engineers), a publicly quoted company (Pentag).
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield acquired Darlington Wire Mills Ltd and Pashley and Trickett (Pentag).
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield acquired William Watts (Holdings) Ltd of Nottingham (Pentag).
Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield acquired Watling Street Group at Markyate and Fit Limited (Pentag).
The coronation of Elizabeth II took place at Westminster Abbey.
WW2 ends when UK and USA accept Germanys surrender.
WW2 begins when Germany invade Poland, subsequently France declares war on Germany.
Frank Whittle’s Jet engine is tested for the first time.
First flight of the Supermarine Spitfire.
Amy Johnson makes first flight from UK to Australia.
Aurora Steel and Iron Gearing Co (Wilmot North) changed name to Aurora Gearing Co (Wilmot North) of Sheffield. (Pentag).
The Allies win World War 1 on home soil.
World War 1, also know as the Great War began after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
The Wright Brothers conduct the first successful flight in a propeller aircraft.
Opening of Aurora Steel and Iron Gearing Co (Wilmot North) (Pentag).
Thomas Edison invented an incandescent light bulb that could be used for about 40 hours without burning out.