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About CNR 

History & Engineering Portfolio


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CNR was established in 1989 by Managing Director, Chris Reckless, to provide design resource & services across  various industrial and transport markets.  Over the past 30 years CNR has aquired  quality and extensive experience in a broad cross-section of the engineering industry; supplying not only design but also a wide range of engineering and data management support services.


A BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Certified business based in the East Midlands, we have close connections to several world reknowned Universities, industry leading OEM's, sector defining research & development and a multitude of reliable precision manufacturing companies.

Our core company expertise resides in aerospace, automotive, special purpose machinery & test rig design - Delivering concept generation and development through to detailed design, product optimisation and effective protoyping, testing & integration into the manufacturing process.


Test Rig Design

CNR has a wealth of test rig design experience delivering to Aerospace, Automotive, Rail & Power Research.

Military Aircraft


Extensive Aerospace experience in design, analysis, product optimisation, R&D and novel product development.


Special Purpose Machinery

A proven track record in grinding machinery, jig & tool work and bespoke composite & metal cutting. 

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Power trains, transmissions, seating actuation & structures.  CNR has a depth of automotive knowledge to tap into.

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Throughout the past 30 years we have left few areas of industry untouched.  Please get in touch so we can assist with your requirements! 

CNR maintains an active presence throughout the UK's engineering networks - including membership to various buisness groups, attending events & trade exhibitions and contributing to technology calls, projects and R&D.

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