A few words about us

Our customers supply austempered components to many industries including:

  • Automotive and aerospace
  • Electrical and electronic
  • Construction, DIY and Ironmongery
  • White goods and stationary
  • Telecommunications

We are a key link in our customers supply chain, working to ensure a timely, high quality service that will enhance our customer’s product.

At Alpha-Rowen Ltd, we recognise that to satisfy our customers’ needs we must pursue the objective of "never ending improvement" in all aspects of our business. To assist us in this philosophy we have a quality assurance management system certificated to ISO 9001:2008.

We also recognise that we need the full co-operation and support of all our employees to continually meet our objective. We ensure all our personnel are fully aware of the company’s objectives and we re-enforce this through on-going training and educational programmes throughout the company.

More about us

  • Based over 2 sites, we currently employ 21 people whose average service with Alpha-Rowen is over 10 years.
  • Normal operation is 24 hours a day from Monday to Friday. This is tailored to provide maximum capacity through the normal working week.
  • We have a range of 7 furnaces to cater for your requirements from one-offs through small batches up to multi-tonne orders.
  • Austempering provides a tough structure but with a minimum of distortion.
  • We can also offer oil hardening and stress relieving.
  • We recognise that delivery is normally critical and strive for a fast flexible turnaround.

Our standards

Gear hardening
  • Accredited to ISO9001:2008
  • Culture of "never ending improvement"
  • Ongoing training programs to ensure our employees continue to meet our objectives
  • Our austempered products have a clean blue finish suitable for further processing or can be dipped in de-watering oil to provide some short term corrosion resistance
  • We can process components over a range of specifications to meet your requirements