Low cost manufacturing company
Manufacturing Competitive Advantage
Fabrication – Assembly – Logistics
Sub-contract manufacturing with more benefits
Outstanding manufacturing and supply chain services

Outstanding Low Cost Manufacturing In China and the UK

Benefit from CEL Group’s full service supply chain partnership and quality-controlled manufacturing in China. With UK stockholding, engineering and assembly services China.

An experienced sub-contract manufacturer in China and the UK, we enable OEMs to compete more successfully in the UK and overseas. Grow stronger with reliable low-cost manufacturing and logistics optimised for your business. Engineering components, complex fabrications, assemblies and full box builds.

Get quality products made to your design. Get 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.

Latest News

  • The Secrets of Successful Subcontract Manufacturing - CEL Group shares the secrets of successful subcontract manufacturing in China. Benefit from over 20 years delivering amazing results to OEMs in the UK and internationally. Read more
  • Simon Cartwright, MD of CEL Group, talks to HSBC about sustainability. The Way Forward for Manufacturing and Sustainability - Can manufacturers achieve sustainable solutions without comprising their competitive advantage? CEL Group's Managing Director - Simon Cartwright joined HSBC's strategies for growth last week to discuss CEL Group's sustainability journey. And the challenges and opportunities sustainability presents manufacturers in the UK. Read more
  • Picture taken of CEL Group's assembly line in the UK. A young engineering apprentice looks towards the camera Outsourced Assembly Services from the UK - Interested in outsourced assembly made easy? Outsourcing assembly can make a big difference to your competitive edge! There are the more obvious benefits of freeing-up resources and headspace as well as physical space. But there are even more advantages outsourcing assembly with CEL Group. Read more

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.