1916 – Our founder, Sam Fletcher began his apprenticeship at Howells Electric Motors Ltd.
1946 – ‘Electrical Rewinds & Supplies’ was formed by Sam Fletcher and his business partner to repair and rewind electric motors for local industries such as pottery manufacturers, coil mines, steelworks and quarries.
1952 – Part of our present site was purchased, 32A Elenora Street, it was a former coal merchant’s yard.
1961 – Fletcher Bickerton Ltd was incorporated to takeover the original partnership of Electrical Rewinds & Supplies.
1966 – Malcolm Fletcher, son of Sam Fletcher, joined the company after completing his training at the English Electric Company.
1970 – Fletcher Bickerton expanded into the complete electro-mechanical service adding pump, fan and gearbox repairs to its AC & DC motor service.
1981 – Moorland Electronics was formed to service electronic drives and PCB’s, possibly the first independent electronics repair company in the UK.
1984 – Our company’s founder, Sam Fletcher, passed away in his eighty first year.
1985 – We launched our ‘24 hour working’ service to support emergency and urgent repairs, and have remained open ever since.
1988 – Became one of the first UK companies to achieve BS5750 now (BS EN ISO9001:2008)
1996 – Matt Fletcher, son of Malcolm Fletcher, joined the company after gaining his degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
1997 – We purchased additional buildings next to our Stoke works and transferred all our operations to one facility.
2006 – We celebrated 60 years as an independent family owned business.
2007 – Diane Mansell was appointed to the board as Operations Director.
2008 – Matt Fletcher took control of the business through an MBO and became Managing Director.
2008 – Geoff Rigby was appointed to the board as Technical Director.
2009 – Achieved the status of an SKF certified rebuilder (Electric Motors) to help improve standards in the industry.
2010 – Expanded our servo motor repair facility with a major £250,000 investment.
2011 – Matt Fletcher joined council for both our trade associations AEMT & EASA.
2013 – Our electronics repair facility doubled in size to cater for demand for our repair service.
2013 – ‘Agreement in principle’ reached with our local council to expand our operations in Stoke on Trent.
The future – Fletcher Moorland has focused on 4 main business areas to drive our growth forward, these being
- Electro-Mechanical Repair
- Servo & Spindle Repair
- Automation Repair Service
- Specialist Manufacturing