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About MRT

Our History

Since its inception over 70 years ago, MRT has specialised in the manufacture of high quality aluminium and zinc die castings.

MRT Castings Ltd was incorporated in 1947, commencing operations from a factory in Bromley, Kent. The company moved to Peckham in 1954, and to the present premises in Andover, Hampshire in 1966. We are a privately owned family business and have continually invested in the latest technology and training to ensure that we have one of the most highly skilled teams and the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the UK foundry industry.


MRT Castings Ltd formed by Chris Morris, Percy Rawnson and Arthur Taylor, starting trading in Bromley, Kent.


Foundry moves to Peckham, South London, principally producing sand castings.


Gravity diecasting added.


MRT relocate to purpose build foundry in Andover, Hampshire.  Pressure diecasting added to range of services.


Second generation of the Rawnson family take control of the business.


First CNC machine purchased.


New dedicated machine shop built alongside MRT’s foundry.


Larger HPDC machines added to the foundry, starting with Buhler 340 ton and 530 ton.


New assembly unit opened.


Additional machine shop opens adjacent to main site.


MRT wins Queens Award for International Trade after period of outstanding export growth.


Construction begins on new, larger purpose built foundry to accommodate continued growth


MRT's achievements have been recognised with several prestigious awards over the years, including:

2021 2020 2016 2015

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