Situated in Hunslet, a busy industrial area of Leeds, the company previously known as Amalgam and Leeds Engineering started trading in 1985, based initially in Unit 2, 10 Pepper Road, moving to the current premises 27 years ago. The company officially dropped Amalgam, trading as Leeds Engineering Solutions Ltd from March 2012.
Initially founded by Fred Lavery who has a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Fred’s early career in the industry saw him working for several , well known bearing companies where he held various positions which included Technical Manager, Export Manager and Sales Director. In 1988, Fred was joined by Geoffrey Derret- Smith and Paul Senior as Directors of the company, both have since retired from the company.
In 2006, the decision was taken to expand the business by taking on a full time mechanical engineer and in 2011 a fully integrated engineering workshop, employing six full time engineers, was opened to compliment the bearings and power transmission side of the business.