30 YEARS OF SORION
10th September 2020 represents a significant milestone for Sorion Electronics as we celebrate thirty years in business!
The company has grown to become a global provider of end of line test and guided assembly systems for the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries. Today, hundreds of Sorion systems are installed and supported by our engineers around the world.
The timeline below is a brief glimpse into the highlights of our 30 year journey:
10 September 1990
Sorion Electronics Ltd was founded by Managing Director Phil Yates
in a starter unit in Bordersley Green.
Sorion relocated to John-Kempe Way, Sparkhill
Left: Gas and Oil Pipe-Line weld-robot control system;
Right: RTS interface core rig for Lucas Aerospace
The company moved to Unit 12 in Freeth Street, Birmingham
Steve Hayes and Nick Hartt join the company
Pictured left: Nick Hartt (Systems Director), Phil Yates (Managing Director) and Steve Hayes (Commercial Director)
Pictured right: The Sorion team in 2003
Business expansion resulted in taking on additional premises (Unit 14-15 Magreal Industrial Estate)
Sorion won the Made in the Midlands SME Manufacturer of the Year Award
We have increased our workspace to a total of 12,000 ft2