Solomon Commercials begins.
Solomon Commercials established by Ray Solomon, initially located in Bacup. From the outset, the company’s focus was on the construction of refrigerated bodywork for commercial vehicles.
Solomon Commercials relocates to nearby Haslingden.
The Kingsway site in Haslingden was purchased which is known now as the finishing manufacturing facilities.
Solomon begins manufacturing refrigerated vehicles for the grocery home delivery market.
The company’s Slipstream designs were launched into the Solomon rigids range, providing a solution to customers’ rising fuel costs.
The Carrs’ chassis site in Haslingden is purchased to enhance manufacturing output.
The company makes significant inroads into the export market, with a small number of home delivery vehicles supplied to Europe.
A new urban trailer product launched, aimed specifically at the convenience store sector.
Slipstream designs launched into the home delivery range, further cementing Solomon’s position in this fast-growing sector of the market.
Solomon Operates across four sites, circa 200,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and twenty acres in the heart of the UK.
Planned investment in a further site for Solomon bodyguard, Solomon’s aftersales service, to further deliver for our customers.
Solomons begins using recycled plastics in the production of insulation in its body panels, helping to minimise impact on the environment.
The company invests in a new facility in Haslingden and invests approximately £1 million into new state-of-the-art machinery which will build additional capacity for the future.
In 2021, we invested into our production facilities across our five locations.
We invested over £2million into our Haslingden headquarters and acquired another location in Darwen. Our total estate now means we have over 240,000 sq ft of production facilities, which manufacture approximately 3,500 vehicles each year.