North West based engineering firm DefProc, has celebrated a successful 12 month period at its Liverpool Science Park HQ, with 14 high-profile projects worked on, the retention of its core team and strong financial figures.
With turnover up 13.8% over the last financial year from £202,609 to £230,681, DefProc has also increased its pre-tax profit by 65% from £28,382 in 2020/21 to £46,946 in 2021/22, thanks in no small part to the dedication and hard work of its team of 6 staff members.
Providing a wide range of services including software, CAD, structural engineering, 3D printing and design for manufacture, DefProc’s client portfolio stretches across the UK, with its key projects over the last financial year totalling a combined value of £224,659.
These aforementioned projects included the large scale projection Lux @ Light Night Leeds, the domestic hydrogen sensor prototype H2Go and the creation of an interactive wall at one of Manchester’s smartest workspaces, with DefProc working for and with a host of well-established organisations including Liverpool City Council, Bruntwood and Northern Gas Networks and Wales and West.
Jen Fenner, managing director, DefProc:
“The last 12-18 months has been an incredibly difficult time for many, with businesses having to juggle the cost of living crisis, as well as the uncertainty on projects and everything in between. Thankfully, our team has worked tirelessly to ensure that we have managed to go from strength to strength and without their dedication and passion for DefProc, our turnover figures, project wins and day-to-day successes would not have been possible.
“Expanding our services outside of the Liverpool City Region and taking on projects across the North and the rest of the UK has helped us continue our steady upwards trajectory and we are now looking forward to what the next financial year has in store, with my primary aim to take on more diverse and exciting projects across the country.”
Receiving an Innovate UK fast start grant worth £50,000 for its SmUPs (smart uninterruptible power supply) project and a finalist at next year’s LCR Culture and Creativity Awards, DefProc are now actively recruiting and looking to bring in a project coordinator and experienced embedded developer next year to assist further growth in 2023.