We’ve been Manufacturing from the same site in the UK
for almost 60 years
Since the opening of our factory in 1959, Farrat has been dedicated to manufacturing solutions that provide clients with assured performance.
Our wholly-owned manufacturing facility in the UK is equipped with advanced fabrication technologies and tools to meet the high-quality needs of our diverse customer base. Customers may choose from our extensive portfolio of designs or work with our skilled engineering team to customise their own bespoke solutions.
All Farrat products and solutions are manufactured under an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Assurance System and the international ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Standard.
This means that our manufacturing processes regularly undergo 3rd party audit and inspection.
We have dedicated production teams working across rubber moulding, waterjet, assembly and dispatch to create a variety of specialist solutions for our customers.
We are proud to be the UK market leader in the production of Structural Thermal Breaks and Cinema acoustic isolation solutions. In the industrial market, our customers include the likes of GE, Fives Landis, Jaguar Land Rover, Crown and Ball.
All of our production teams operate in accordance with streamlined production programs that are managed by Farrat Cell Leaders, who are trained in the latest LEAN manufacturing practices and include Fellows of The Manufacturing Institute.
Farrat Cell Leaders implement tried and tested manufacturing processes that leverage the latest engineering software, training programs and production techniques to deliver assured results.
These results take the form of quality compliant products that are produced on time, on budget and meet specification.
Research, Development & Testing
Our manufacturing capabilities are also supported by an in-house research and development team, which includes KTP’s from The University of Manchester and Salford University. In addition to in-house testing, all of our materials have also been independently performance tested in UKAS or IPAC accredited laboratories.
Some of our 2016-2020 research projects include:
- KTP1 – in partnership with the University of Manchester and Innovate UK
- KTP2 – in partnership with Salford University and Innovate UK
- Thermal Break ICase – in partnership with Salford University
- IMPACT Project
- AVM Performance Characterisation
Read more about Farrat R&D Projects here.
Health, Safety & Environmental
We continually identify, evaluate and control risks at Farrat in line with our ISO 9001:2015 Quality Assurance System. Keeping all of our employees safe is our top priority and we hold regular internal audits, alongside independent 3rd third party audit and inspection, to maintain high levels of health & safety.
We also aim for continuous environmental performance improvement, in accordance with out ISO 14001:2015 Enviornmental Management Standard. We manufacture efficient and durable products in a sustainable manner, wherever possible.
It is the responsibility of both management and each employee to create and maintain a safe, clean and healthy work environment at Farrat.
Learn more about Farrat Health, Safety & Environmental here.