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Our story starts more than 130 years ago and has helped to shape us to where we are today

The Story of Cadisch Precision Meshes

We have been reliable stockists and distributors for over 130 years. The origins of the company date back to as early as 1883 when our founding member, Richard Cadisch first established the company.

Our heritage has helped shape us to where we are today. We now operate from a large, modern premise on the Hatfield Business Park, a region which has been long associated with cutting-edge engineering and was where the world’s first jetliner was manufactured.

What makes us different? We have over 130 years of experience and knowledge.

1880s
1880s
In 1883 an ambitious Swiss national called Richard Cadisch arrived in England to set up his own business, Cadisch & Co. In the early 1900s the British motor trade began to grow and Richard started importing and selling the Zenith Carburettor along with other motor accessories.
1900s
1900s
After the First World War, Richard Cadisch’s three sons joined the business and the company’s name was changed to R.Cadisch & Sons. The company expanded rapidly in the motor trade and moved to larger premises in Holborn, London.
1920s
1920s
In 1928 R.Cadisch & Sons set up a new wire weavers division of the business, which today forms the basis for Cadisch Precision Meshes.
1930s
1930s
R.Cadisch & Sons joined the war effort during WW2 by stocking and supplying aircraft parts to the Air Ministry. After the War, demand for motor accessories and wire mesh products grew and the business continued to rapidly expand in these areas.
1950s
1950s
In the 50s R.Cadisch & Sons was a household name. It was the leading motor factors business in the Country and was awarded with two Royal Warrants as Suppliers of Household Equipment to the Royal Family.
1960s
1960s
In the late 60s the motor industry had become increasingly competitive in the UK. The Cadisch management decided to make the bold move to sell the motor side of the company and focus on developing the wire mesh, filtration and allied products division of the company.
1970s
1970s
After the sale of the motor side of the company in 1969, the mesh and filtration business took off! The company moved to new premises in Finchley and added screen printing fabrics and perforated metals to its range.

In 1970 R.Cadisch & Sons was awarded with a contract to supply filters for the Aeronautical Engines division of Rolls Royce. Then in 1975 a new screen printing division was set up to supply the rapidly expanding circuit board industry.
1980s
1980s
In 1985 R.Cadisch & Sons set up a new state of the art production facility in Alton, Hampshire producing new filtration technology for the recycling industry.

Then in 1988 another depot was opened in Aberdeen to supply specialist screens to the North Sea Oil industry.
1990s
1990s
In 1990 R.Cadisch & Sons was renamed as Cadisch Precision Meshes Ltd. with three divisions:

1) Woven wire mesh and perforated sheets.

2) Synthetic filtration materials.

3) Screen printing fabrics.
2000s
2000s
At the turn of a new century, the Cadisch Group expanded further by establishing two new companies in the early 2000s: Cadisch MDA and Ecoled, specialists in architectural metals and lighting. The entire Group moved to larger premises in Hatfield, which is where we are based today.
Today
Today
Today Cadisch Precision Meshes is still run by the Cadisch family with the support of accompanying Directors and Managers. The business is still growing and developing having been founded more than 134 years ago by a far-sighted Richard Cadisch.

Five Reasons to get in touch

Range

We stock a highly diverse range of mesh and filters that offer endless solutions to industry applications. You’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking by getting in touch with us.

Range

Quality

We ensure that our stock has been manufactured using the highest quality materials and machinery so that you can feel secure in knowing that you’re purchasing a product that is reliable and durable.

Quality

Delivery

Our knowledge and experience allows us to be one of the most reliable distributors around. We offer same day dispatch, which means you do not have to wait around for long delivery times.

Delivery

Service

We're committed to making sure you receive excellent customer service from us. Our in-house team is always willing to go the extra mile for our clients, so if you have a query, you can be assured that our experts will be available to help you with it.

Service

Experience

We have over 130 years of experience in stocking and distributing products. Our processes are time-tested, which means we can offer you the most efficient and effective service.

Experience

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