Thomas Dudley has been manufacturing in the UK since the company’s inception in 1920. Our commitment to doing so remains as strong as ever and enables us to provide customers with a level of quality, support and service that are beyond companies than simply import. We believe that UK manufacturing is an effective way of creating employment for the full range of people in our community whilst providing great opportunities for personal development and skills growth. Building businesses which design, manufacture and sell means that, together, our people and can quickly understand market needs, design possible solutions and develop for manufacturing within a single integrated team. We are also members of the ‘Made in Britain’ Campaign which allows end-users to easily identify products that have been genuinely made in the UK. ‘Made in Britain’ is extremely passionate about UK manufacturers and British-made brands. The championing of authentic British goods supports the country’s position as one of the world’s leading production centres.
TD Foundry has made the decision to close our coke fuelled Cupola melting furnaces and transfer all metal melting to our more energy efficient electric melting furnaces. As an ISO 14001 certified company, our drive for continuous environmental improvement is at the heart of our business. The motivation for the closure was due to our […]
The Cast Metals Federation have recently presented Thomas Dudley Limited with their innovative Foundry in a Box. It is a means to demonstrate the theory of casting without the danger of hot molten cast iron. Instead the project uses a metal with a much lower melting point that can be heated by a gas burner. […]
Thomas Dudley Foundry helped to commemorate Abraham Darby the First, (the father of the industrial revolution). Cast iron plaques were supplied for a new statue in his honour, which was officially unveiled last week. Born in Woodsetton, a stone’s throw from Thomas Dudley Foundry manufacturing facility, Abraham Darby I developed a method of manufacturing iron […]