From 1901 to the present day...


2012            Further investment in new machining centres and automated wash plant for a new project
                    












2011               New Machine shop opened comprising three FMS cells, each with six pallets, a twelve pallet automated hot wash plant for large parts and additional automated pressure testing. Maximum dimension of workpiece increased to 1.45 metres.

 FMS 5


Third horizontal 5 axis simultaneous interpolation mill-turn installed
                                     

                         
2010
Photograph of second 5 axis horizontal mill-turn machining centreSecond horizontal 5 axis simultaneous interpolation mill-turn
 installed
2008
Photograph of flexible manufacturing system pallet loading robot and stacker locationsFMS2 installed.  Vertical mill-turn and horizontal machining centres, 18 pallets
2007
Photograph of Mazak FH8800 horizontal machining centreTwin pallet horizontal machining centre installed
2006
Photograph of Mazak HCN6000 horizontal machining centreTwin pallet horizontal machining centre installed
2005
Photograph of 5 axis horizontal mill-turn machining centre5 axis simultaneous interpolation mill-turn installed
2004
Photograph of machining centre with pallet pool system6 pallet horizontal machining centre installed
2003
Photograph of FMS robot loaderSecond phase FMS1 installed.  Two spindles, 22 pallets
2001
Photograph of John Hyde Engineering workshopFirst phase FMS1 installed.  One spindle, 8 pallets
1989
Photograph of John Hyde Engineering siteJohn Hyde Engineering started trading.  Specialises in buying and machining castings
1989
Photograph of Robert Hyde & Son Chesterfield foundrySteel foundry business sold
1928
Photograph of Robert Hyde & Son Stoke-on-Trent siteSheffield site too small, so Sheffield foundry moved to the present site in Stoke-on-Trent
1923
Chesterfield foundry opened
1910
Photograph of Robert Hyde & Son Chesterfield officeRobert Hyde & Son Limited founded
1901
Photograph of Robert Hyde in Sheffield brass foundryRobert Hyde starts his brass foundry business in Sheffield