Precision Engineering
We've been offering cutting-edge patternmaking solutions for over 30 years – there's no substitute for experience

AE Forrest combines traditional pattern making with the latest technology which enables us to produce work of exceptional quality at very competitive prices

By investing in the latest skills and technology and working closely with our customers, our dedicated workforce deliver an outstanding range of engineering services. You can trust AE Forrest to deliver precision engineering solutions of the highest quality, on-time and at a cost that offers excellent value for money.

A&E Forrest are a customer focussed, technology driven patternmaking company based in Lanarkshire, Scotland. As a family owned and run business we deliver a range of patternmaking and moulding services to clients all over the UK.

Traditional Patternmaking is a highly skilled art. With over 40 years of experience working in all aspects of pattern making, mould making and model making, we consider ourselves to be real experts in the field, whether it’s working with hand made or machine made patterns, we can manufacture in wood, resin, carbon fibre or metal.

Our Services include:
• GRP Mouldings and GRP Mould & Masters
• Fibreglass Moulders & Fabricators
• Bespoke Fibreglass Mouldings
• CNC Machining, Aluminium Machining, Cast Iron, Machining and Plastic Machining
• CNC Milling
• Toolmaking
• Vacuum Forming Tooling
• Anatomical Recreation

We work with clients across a wide range of discipline’s, from automotive, aviation, oil and gas companies to marine, defence and motorsport companies as well as Colleges and Universities.

We work on all types of projects from concept to completion and utilise both traditional and computer-aided design techniques to produce work of the very highest quality. To remain at the forefront of the industry we have recently added 3D scanning and 3D printing to our workflow.

We work closely with our customers and they love the level of service and expertise we provide. They know they can rely on us to deliver when we say we will. Our investment in the latest technology allows us to be extremely competitive on cost and regardless of the type or size of project we’re sure that you’ll be 100% satisfied with the outcome.

If you have a project you would like to discuss call us anytime on 01698 861928. We’re based in central Scotland but work regularly with clients all over the UK.

Our Lanarkshire facility produces work for clients all over the UK from a wide range of industries including:

Highly Experienced

Our key staff have years of industry experience and understand exactly what you want quickly

Quick Turnarounds

AE Forrest  have the manpower and equipment to turn jobs around quickly and extremely accurately

Innovative Solutions

Combining the CAD latest technology with our experience and skills allows great ideas to flourish

Excellent Value

We’re still a small firm and you’ll enjoy the cost benefits that brings, we offer very cost-effective solutions

We work with many leading engineering companies and have a reputation for providing innovative solutions. We could work with you too.