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Wardtec Engineering

Wardtec Engineering – Specialists in Component Design and manufacture for the Water Management Industry

As a specialist engineering company, Wardtec has been synonymous with quality and reliability in the sector for almost four decades.

  • The UK’s only copper cylinder fittings manufacturer
  • Manufacture and supply of specialist stainless steel fittings
  • Reverse engineering & high-end CAD/CAM
  • Manufacturing and global supply solutions

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Our legacy

Since our inception, Wardtec has been driven by a commitment to quality, customer service, and technical expertise. We’ve earned a solid reputation for providing superior products and exceptional customer support, making us the go-to choice for countless plumbing and heating professionals across the nation.

Wardtec is not just a company; we’re a family-run business based in Redditch, Worcestershire. Founded by the Ward Family, we continue to operate under the dedicated leadership of Managing Director, Anthony Ward. After a four-decade long partnership, Wardtec has joined Lawton Tubes – a fourth-generation, family-owned business – with whom we share our family-driven approach. This approach infuses everything we do, from our unwavering commitment to quality to our dedication to customer satisfaction.

Our comprehensive solutions

At Wardtec, we offer a comprehensive range of solutions to meet your engineering needs. Whether you require custom manufacturing, global supply solutions, rapid turnaround for specialist engineering projects, or sophisticated CAD CAM services, we have you covered. With a robust global supply network, we can efficiently provide just-in-time solutions, ensuring you have the right components when you need them.

Your water management supplier – UK-leading cylinder fittings

Our specialty lies in supplying fittings and assemblies to water cylinder manufacturers. The majority of our fittings are designed for seamless connections between pipework and stored water vessels, catering to the needs of plumbing and heating professionals. We pride ourselves on our ability to design, manufacture, and supply a wide range of materials, with a strong focus on 3 series & Duplex stainless steels, copper, copper alloys, and the expertise to machine both plastic and ferrous materials.

Your versatile engineering experts

While water management has been our core, our vast experience and technical acumen have prepared us to excel in other sectors as well. Wardtec’s unparalleled expertise can seamlessly transition into various industries, making us your versatile partner for all your engineering needs.

Backed by a robust engineering background and a keen understanding of supply chain requirements, Wardtec has delivered exceptional components to a wide array of customers. We eagerly welcome the challenge of designing and manufacturing specialised engineering components.

At Wardtec, we’re more than a supplier; we’re a partner dedicated to your success. With a foundation of trust, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Wardtec is here to help you thrive.

What are your opening hours?

Our production facility operates, Monday – Thursday 7.00 am – 4.00 pm.

Our offices operate, Monday – Friday 8.00 am – 5.00 pm

What materials can you machine?

Predominantly, metallic materials, including copper, brass, gun metal, bronze, aluminium, stainless steel including 316 and Duplex grades.  Alloy steels for example EN24T and EN16T. We also have the capability to machine non-metallic materials, for example PTFE and Acetal.

What is your minimum order quantity?

In-house manufacture of one off items through to global supply solutions of high volume components offering call off, KAN-BAN and just in time solutions