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TIMELINE

ICONSYS has had a long and varied history, with many milestones along the way to becoming a leading UK automation solution provider and system integrator.

The story begins...

1987

Established

Trevor Darrall, CEO registers Independent Control Systems Ltd with Companies House. Offering design & commissioning services to the metals industry.

1990

Growth

Move to larger premises at Horton Court, Telford.

1991

Metal industry overseas

First major overseas project secured in the metal industry.

1994

Expansion

Staff working for the company reaches double figures.

1995

relocation

Move to Hawksworth Way, Central Park, Telford.

1996

Water Industry

First major project secured in the water industry.

1997

Partnership

ABB's only UK DC drives distributor partner.

1998

Aggregate industry

First major project secured in the brick Industry.

1999

Partner

SIEMENS solution partner.

2000

New Premises

Iconsys House, Hortonwood 33, Telford, TF1 7EX.

2001

Galvanizing line Overseas

Hot Dip Galvanizing Line completed in Vietnam.

2002

Partner

Rockwell commercial toolkit program.

2003

Company Rebrand

ICONSYS is registered trademark of Independent Control Systems Ltd.

2004

Automotive industry

First major project secured in the automotive industry.

2005

Marine Industry

First major project secured in the marine industry.

2006

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Accredited ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Process.

2007

expansion

Hortonwood premises extended to accommodate increase in production.

2008

Transportation

First major project secured in the transportation industry. Extensive depot refurbishment, signalling & train routing to DLR in preparation for the 2012 Olympics.

2009

Rail Straightener in Russia

Complete the world's largest Rail Straightener project which uses a number of 1.6MW VSD's on a common DC link AFE fed system, in Russia.

2010

ATEX & IECEx Certified Systems

Supply first major Water Cooled Ex 'P' ATEX & IECEx Certified Panels in Zone 1 areas for Oil & Gas Industry.

2011

Partner

Rittal MCC partner.

2012

UK's largest LV VSD

Design & manufacture largest LV air cooled VSD in the UK.

2013

Partners

Siemens Large Drive Partner.

2014

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management certification achieved.

2015

Robotics

ICONSYS expands its robotics division with full turnkey innovative assembly cells.

2016

Partnership

Copa data partnership

2017

Future Growth

ICONSYS restructure board for future growth:

Trevor Darrall - Chief Executive Officer

Nick Darrall - Managing Director

Tim Rhodes - Technical Director

Andy Bunce - Sales Director

Steve Hardy - Projects & Engineering Director

 

Where are we now...

We never stand still, always looking at what’s new to assist all stakeholders. Our versatility to provide solutions to many different industry sectors and ability to adapt and embrace technological advances keeps us ahead of our competitors. Industry 4.0 within manufacturing with the latest Robotic Assembly Cell innovations to name the most recent enhancements will see ICONSYS in good stead to celebrate the next 30 years.