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1976

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.

1989

Solomon Commercials relocates to nearby Haslingden.

2003

The Kingsway site in Haslingden was purchased which is known now as the finishing manufacturing facilities.

2006

Solomon begins manufacturing refrigerated vehicles for the grocery home delivery market.

2011

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.

2012

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.

2013

Slipstream designs launched into the home delivery range, further cementing Solomon’s position in this fast-growing sector of the market.

2016

Solomon Operates across four sites, circa 200,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and twenty acres in the heart of the UK.

2017

Planned investment in a further site for Solomon bodyguard, Solomon’s aftersales service, to further deliver for our customers.

2019

Solomons begins using recycled plastics in the production of insulation in its body panels, helping to minimise impact on the environment.

2020

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.

2021

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.



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