Inside Howco


  • 2019: Additive Manufacturing Houston
  • 2019: Oklahoma regional center opened
  • 2015: Opening of new custom built manufacturing facility in Malaysia.
  • 2014: Acquisition of CTL Engineering in Bredbury, UK.
  • 2014: Launch of new Howco brand.
  • 2010: Acquisition of Yorktown machining facility from Baker Hughes.
  • 2010: Opening of custom built facility in Dubai.
  • 2009: Relocation of Howco Singapore to custom built premises.
  • 2006: Establishment of Howco Oilfield Services Dubai and opening of Howco China offices.
  • 2006: Acquisition of Howco by Sumitomo.
  • 2004: Acquisition of Irvine based Critical Components – renamed Howco Oilfield Services.
  • 2003: Howco Quality Alloys launched as an independent division focused on nickel alloy forged products.
  • 2001: Acquisition of Sheffield based Henry Whithams and Houston based Carbon and Alloy, adding century-old know-how and processing experience.
    • Acquisition includes Rotherham based Millhouses Engineering - one of the best equipped heavy engineering machine shops in Europe.
  • 2000: Significant growth leads to new service centres in the USA, Canada, Singapore, and Norway.
  • 1990: Reputation for materials management firmly established throughout UK and Europe.
  • 1982: Howco Group formed by Malcolm Howat and John Ferguson in Kilsyth, Scotland.