The history of Tangye involvement in all areas of technology, traces back until at least 1856 according to data. It was in 1856 that Engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, built the great S.S. Great Eastern, the largest ship ever constructed at the time. Difficulties developed in launching the ship. The Tangye brothers offered assistance & launched the ship by utilising powerful hydraulic jacks. Hence the statement “Tangye Launched the Great Eastern and the Great Eastern Launched Tangye”.
Tangye is world renowned for expertise & quality. At the turn of the 20th Century Tangye was used in all continents of the world & continued innovating in technical projects. Today the Tangye name is synonymous with quality & expertise in engineering. Although the standard product range is very comprehensive, Tangye excels in single individual & custom applications. Tangye has the resources, expertise & technical skills to quickly & efficiently design & manufacture customer specific solutions.