Our Story

Company History

We are extremely proud of our history over the past 37 years. We have seen growth year on year and are lucky enough to be considered one of the most respected castor suppliers and manufacturers in the UK. Based in the North West for our entire existence we feel a real connnection with the local area.

Established

1980

AUT was formed in 1980 by Guy Glover who is still working director. Company was based in Putney

1981

Became exclusive UK Agent for Tellure Rota. Working closely with TR ever since, we have formed a fantastic working relationship. We are now developing brand new ranges of wheels and castors together, which aren't seen anywhere else in the marketplace. Click here to visit their website.

1981

Moved to new Premises in Stalybridge, Cheshire. Due to continued growth in our early years, a new site was required.

1982

Richard Glover joins brother Guy and becomes Managing Director. Richard and Guy have been working together ever since, and still run the business to this day.

1992

Moved to new premises in Mossley acquiring 10,000 square feet of office and warehouse space. Continuing to grow the company need a much larger site, moving to our new facility in Mossley where we are based to this day.

1996

Achieved ISO 9001:2008 (was BS5750)

2002

Mossley premises are extended by 2000 square feet to accommodate growth

2005

Signed agreement to become exclusive European distributor of RWM Casters. RWM are manufacturers are some amazing castors. Many different types of extremely high capacity product, engineered to the highest standards.

2006

Signed agreement in 2006 to become exclusive UK distributor of Vulkoprin. Click here to visit their website.

2009

Launch own Utility Range of Wheels and Castors 2009

2012

James Glover joins father, Guy and Uncle, Richard, to continue the family theme of the business