Low cost manufacturing company
Manufacturing Competitive Advantage
Fabrication – Assembly – Logistics
Quality subcontract manufacturing


Sustainable Low Cost Manufacturing In China and the UK

CEL Group’s supply chain services offer quality-controlled competitively priced manufacturing in China. Controlled from our experienced UK HQ you’ll benefit from cash-positive UK stockholding, free engineering expertise, UK assembly services and exceptional customer service.

CEL Group recognises its responsibility to drive sustainable manufacturing. Recommended for ISO 14001 we’re an experienced subcontract manufacturer in China and the UK. We’ve been helping OEMs compete and grow in the UK and overseas for 21 years.

Benefit from our proven experience and flexible services. Grow stronger with reliable low-cost manufacturing and logistics optimised for your business. Ask us about engineering components, complex fabrications, assemblies and full box builds.

Quality manufacturing made to your design. Reliable delivery when and where you want it!

British-led manufacturing company
Our British-led team of engineers and logistics professionals help Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) access the benefits of sub-contract component manufacturing and outsourced sub-assembly with confidence.
Headquartered in the UK, with CEL Group staff on the ground in China, we offer a complete sub-contract manufacturing service for ultimate peace of mind. Or, you can select from our versatile service levels to meet your specific offshore manufacturing needs.
Manufacturing capabilities
Manufacturing Capabilities
Our extensive sub-contract manufacturing capabilities are proven to deliver quality assured products in sheet metal fabrication, precision sheet metal work, metal stamping, CNC machining, laser cutting, welding, plastic injection moulding, die casting, sand casting and investment casting, tube manipulation and tubular fabrication, powder coating and wet spraying, screen printing and pad printing. We also complete full product builds and assembly work, including fully tested electro-mechanical assembly projects.
Quality managed manufacturing
Quality Managed
Protect your brand with our seamless supply chain management process, intellectual property protection, quality control and flexible service level choices. CEL Group is ISO 9001:2015 certified and experienced in production management quality systems, including Six Sigma and PPAP. Add to this our logistics management – with responsive UK customer service and valuable UK stockholding – to enjoy your unrivalled offshore advantage.
UK stock manufactured in China
UK Stockholding
In addition to benefitting from quality-assured production in our facilities in China, we provide a complete UK warehousing and stockholding service. This gives you an easy, quick and cost-efficient way of accessing your products locally.
Once your contract is up and running, CEL Group UK warehousing and stockholding frees up your space, time and resources. Peaks in demand no longer create problems for your production line. Your pre-ordered stock is held locally and can be delivered as, and when, you need it.
Our Services

CEL Group’s experience gives you complete supply chain confidence, from your initial enquiry to product delivery.

Industry Sectors

It makes sense to source products from China with a supply chain partner who already understands your business, your market, and your manufacturing challenges.

Through years of experience and specialist sector knowledge, we are helping OEMs be more competitive in Healthcare, HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning), Industrial, Leisure, Lighting and Point of Sale

Trust CEL Group to manufacture your products cost effectively, and to your exacting standards.

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Case Study

Medical OEM

Saves more and grows stronger

Hospital equipment manufacturer achieves great results with CEL Group, including a £430K manufacturing saving over three years, delivering market growth.

Case Study

Point of Sale Manufacturer

Supercharges cash-flow and turnover

Brewery dispense OEM boosts its cashflow by nearly £500K and turnover by 18% with CEL Group, achieving £237K manufacturing savings in the first year alone.