Any size. Any shape. Any thickness.

James Aiken is an established sub-contractor of fabricated metal and precision machined components with extensive fabrication and machine facilities under one roof.

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THE JAMES AIKEN MACHINE SHOP

James Aiken Engineering Solutions’ machine shop houses a number of CNC lathes and milling machines with varying capacities for high-speed, fast turnaround contract work at highly competitive costs.

Large and small batch work is regularly undertaken while James Aiken will also work with clients to develop prototypes for specialist applications, which can lead to alternative production techniques and modifications that can save on cost.


  • 4-Axis CNC Machining Centres
  • 3-Axis CNC Lathes
  • 3-Axis CNC Milling Machines
  • Self Feed CNC Saws
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The James AIKEN Fabrication Shop

Projects are delivered from design to completion, taking client drawings, specifications or samples to create precision accurate templates to produce bespoke products and assemblies using processes that include high definition plasma, laser and water jet cutting, CNC and conventional machining, pressing, forming, rolling, fabrication and welding.

An on-going commitment to invest in the latest cutting-edge machinery and techniques, supported by excellent project management and customer service, enables the company to deliver fit for purpose products and components. This includes one-off fabrications or batch products.

  • Plasma Cutting
  • Punching/Notching
  • CNC Press Brake
  • Pinch Rollers
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • CNC Guillotine
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Rolls Royce Container

ROLLS ROYCE STAINLESS STEEL ENGINE CONTAINER

A power turbine company brought a stainless-steel container into our workshop and asked us to construct a replica to support a Rolls Royce turbine engine.

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Water Tank

FREE STANDING STAIR TOWER TO ACCESS WATER STORAGE TANK

Scottish Water commissioned James Aiken Engineering Solutions to manufacture and install a 7.2-metre-high stair tower for engineers and operators to safely access a water storage tank at its Bluehills Service Reservoir in Aberdeen.

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Hmt Roof Vent

HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE ROOF VENT

Aberdeen Performing Arts approached us to replace a damaged roof vent at His Majesty’s Theatre (HMT), Aberdeen which had fallen into a state of disrepair.

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James Aiken Engineering Solutions has a broad customer base which covers bespoke machining and fabrication work for the on and offshore oil and gas industry, including subsea and marine works. Our engineering and fabrication teams also manufacture plant and equipment for the onshore chemical industry as well as the power generation sector.

Food processing plants are another sector where our machine, fabrication and installation skills have been utilised in the design and build of tanks and other types of bespoke equipment.

Much of our work comes in the form of contracts for commercial utilities, local authority works and maintenance projects for corporate and municipal buildings.

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