About us

Finecast is a pioneering leader in the development, engineering and manufacture of high integrity, complex castings. 

Established in 2002, The Finecast Foundry is based on the South coast of England and employs more than 80 people. 

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Our People

At the core of our success and driving continuous innovation is our dedicated team. By the very nature of our business, developing and manufacturing new cast machined products for some of the most technically challenging applications across the world, as a community of people we share a common passion for creativity, innovation and consistently challenging ourselves.

We are proud to have some of the most talented engineers worldwide within our team. Investment into continual training, education and development whilst creating an environment to implement forward-thinking solutions is essential not only to our continued business success but the advancements of our customer’s technologies.

Passion, Precision, Partnership.

“My vision, our drive and ambition to offer you our customer the highest quality of product and service.

I am proud to be a foundryman serving the industry for 45 continuous years from apprentice foundry mouldmaker, to business owner now controlling a world leading engineering family business.

Our success is based upon the high expectations of my team. We have a bond, a common interest, the ability, passion, determination and pride to offer the very best service to all of our customers.

We engage with our customers, take on board their unique requirements and by taking this approach we have progressively invested into new science, plant, people and training. “

Chris Heatley, CEO and Founder

Chris Heatley founded Finecast in 2002.

Rapid prototype through to small batch manufacture

Our commitment to innovation, investments in advanced technologies and passion for shaping the future of cast product design, the Finecast service is relied upon by over 500 customers globally. We specialise in Aluminium alloys including specialist A201, A206 grades, Ferritic and Austenitic Stainless Steel and Ductile Iron grades including SiMo

Investing in people

Apprentice opportunities

We are committed to laying the foundations of our continued success through apprenticeship schemes and graduate placement recruitment.

Our history