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Our mission

Wood is the world’s most sustainable natural material. We strive to lead the industry in unlocking the potential of engineered wood, by using CNC routing to blend cutting edge technology with engineering and craftsmanship.

What we do

We offer a start-to-finish service – from CAD, CNC machining, assembly, finishing and installation. Each are tailored to the individual requirements of your project. Utilising the latest tools and software, we have the knowledge and expertise to bring your vision to reality.

Why choose Cambian?

Our combination of experience, capability and high quality engineering allows us to offer a unique design and manufacturing solution, all under one roof. Whether your industry is engineering, architecture, transport or leisure, we are ready to deliver world-class projects from our base in the UK, to Europe and worldwide

Overhead view of cambian's cnc manufacturing facility and assembly workshop located in Billingshurst, West Sussex

Company

Cambian Engineering Solutions brings together a team of engineers, designers and fabricators. Their skills are combined with cutting edge 5 axis CNC routing production methods to create high tolerance, well engineered wood products across a range of industries.

Our core approach of applying advanced engineering methods to traditional materials means that we are able to provide effective engineered wood solutions in applications where only metals and composites were considered previously.

Deciduous forest at springtime in the South of England

Sustainability

Protecting the planet is engrained in every aspect of Cambian’s operations

Wood represents one of the lowest carbon footprints of any material. With Cambian as your engineering or manufacture partner, your organisation could significantly reduce its environmental impact. All whilst enjoying the performance and cost benefits associated with engineered wood construction.

Our digital material inventory ensures that material is processed with as little wastage as possible, with any additional being converted to biomass fuel.

All our raw materials are sourced from FSC and PEFC certified sustainably managed forests.

Member of the Cambian workshop team inspecting surface finish on an archictectural mould in our spraybooth

Quality

One of the most important core values at Cambian is our commitment to the highest standards of quality in all facets of our operations.

As part of our continuous pursuit of the highest standards we are currently completing ISO9001 certification.

We implement rigorous quality management at every level of the business, which is supported by our resource planning system.

In addition to conventional quality standards, we are able to accommodate any specific controls or compliance that may be required by your industry.

Cambian founder Piers Chapman on-site during a project installation

Founder

Piers Chapman founded Cambian Engineering Solutions in 2011, with the vision of applying advanced engineering principles and quality processes to manufacturing in engineered wood.

With a background of an MSc in Engineering Design and Industrial Management at the University of Sheffield, he utilised his experience in high speed precision machinery to create an efficient production ecosystem.

His passion for cycling, rock climbing and the outdoors led to many major projects in the Action Sports market, which continues to form a core part of the business.

Building on this experience, the company has diversified to serve a wide range of markets, staying true to its founding principles of high precision engineering in wood.