Precision Engineering

Landing Gear · Engine · Propeller · Life Support · Hydraulic · Actuation · Electrical

Bowmill manufactures products ranging from small valve assemblies to major flying control assemblies and complex landing gear kits.

Customer requirements are central to our competitive philosophy in supplying service excellence. Key business process management is aligned to our customers’ expectations of supplying and sustaining world class metrics delivered through our own customer management programme.

The manufacturing element is supported by these comprehensive and continually measured and improved business processes with a planned cycle of value stream mapping.

Integration and supply chain management are coupled with innovation and highly motivated empowered personnel throughout the business to ensure customer satisfaction and competitive advantage is maintained at operational levels.

KANBAN – KIT Logistics

Products supplied direct to line from KANBAN call of demand – customer interface systems.

Pulling to kit cells which are operator managed to integrated material / supply chain management.

Quality Assurance

Advanced manufacturing and product control techniques deployed to ensure conformity to customer specifications and requirements:

  • Utilising SPC control data analysis within our fully equipped quality dept
  • Quality Management Systems accredited to AS9100
  • Business process key metric measurements and our innovative continual improvement model are utilised to support the manufacturing cycle.

Bowmill Engineering, Tewkesbury

Quality Management System EN 9100:2018, covering the manufacture, sub-assembly and test of precision machined components for the aerospace industry


  • CNC Mill 5 Axis Multi-pallet
  • CNC Mill / CNC Mill Turn
  • CNC Robotic Manufacturing
  • CNC Grinding
  • Honing / Lapping
  • Assembly and Pressure Test

Machine Capability Matrix (PDF) last reviewed August 2019:

Bowmill Machine Capability Matrix 2017 (PDF)

Members of the West of England Aerospace Forum

Members of Medilink West Midlands

Manufacturing facilities in Poole, Dorset and Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Bowmill Engineering

18-30 Morris Road
Nuffield Trading Estate
Poole BH17 0GG

Tel +44 (0)1202 266266
Fax +441202 665301

Bowmill Engineering

Spectrum 700
Ashchurch Business Centre
Alexandra Way
Tewkesbury GL20 8TD

Tel +44 (0)1684 423112

Bowmill Metal Treatments

85 Sterte Avenue West
Poole BH15 2AL

Tel +44 (0)1202 677551
Fax +44 (0)1202 666372

Taymar Precision Grinding

18-30 Morris Road
Nuffield Trading Estate
Poole BH17 0GG

Tel +44 (0)1202 674967
Fax +441202 665301