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Advanced Manufacturing


Advanced Manufacturing

Our thorough and analytical approach to the entire manufacturing process ensures that the integrity of your original design is maintained and products of the highest quality are delivered when you require them.

The skills and knowledge that the Kenard team has acquired and nurtured is based on significant experience within a wide range of industries. The Dartford facility has grown and evolved over the years to incorporate specialist precision machining capabilities that enable us to work to extremely precise tolerances in a wide range of exotic materials.

Advanced Technologies

Kenard has always embraced innovation and advances in manufacturing technology. Whether it is new machine tool technology or software systems designed to optimise, control and increase visibility of the production process, supply chain integration and/or business management. Our Group IT department is situated in Dartford, developing and managing our complex in-house IT infrastructure. The main driver for the adoption of new and innovative technology has always been to enable us to provide a better service to our customers.

Manufacturing capability and in-house facilities

  • Precision multi-axis machining
  • Prismatic machining
  • Quality inspection
  • Comprehensive in-house test facilities
  • KPI performance analysis
  • On time in full (OTIF), Ship-to-line, Kanban

Design Support to Delivery

We support customers from the product development stage, where we are able to offer assistance and advice about optimised production techniques and costs to designers, through to full production, final test and assembly.

Services include:

  • Design support
  • Project management
  • Production
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Sheet metal/fabrication
  • Finishings, coatings and treatments
  • Quality assurance and inspection
  • Delivery

Delivering Value

Investment in the latest manufacturing technologies, production practices and processes ensures that our solution offering remains at the highest possible standard, both technically and in overall performance. We have always remained consistent in our approach, which is to deliver real value to our customers. Our reputation for quality, value and customer satisfaction is sustained by the high standard of products and service levels that we maintain.

Project & Supply Chain Management

Customer service is our main priority and our primary objective is to deliver your products on time, to budget and to a standard that exceeds your expectations.  For more details about our full service offering see our Group pages

Comprehensive Advanced Manufacturing Facilities

  • Mazak precision CNC machining
  • Precision high integrity CNC machining
  • Kenard Engineering Dartford Machine Shop
  • Kenard Engineering Zero Defects Inspection Area



Drawings for quotations can be emailed to sales@kenard.co.uk. We typically work with IGES and STEP files but can accept and convert most formats.


Kenard has a highly experienced and skilled team of production and sales engineers. Our team will be able to offer you best practise advice on a wide range of engineering issues, finding ways to help reduce cost and optimise the manufacturing process.


Yes. The Group has a comprehensive, fully documented Business Management System (BMS). It encapsulates all operational aspects of the business from planning and process, and extending to marketing, sales and accounting. A copy of the system manual is accessible to all employees, ensuring they can always access information relevant to their role.

The BMS meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 rev D, as well as customer specific quality requirements such as SABRE. As such it is a live system and therefore subject to constant review and revision by all managers and process owners.


Kenard has a reliable and established network of material suppliers. We can source and machine from a wide range of standard and exotic materials, including (but not limited to) Aluminium Alloy, High Tensile Steels, Stainless Steels, Titanium, Magnesium, Plastics, Iconel, Super Duplex, Hastelloy and Copper Alloys.

Our team can assist with advising on the suitability of various materials for your application.

  • AS9100
  • ISO14001
  • Kenard Zero Defects
  • NADCAP nonconventional machining
  • Cyber Essentials