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Gough Engineering

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Gough Engineering is a UK materials handling equipment manufacture based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Initially started as a family run business in 1940, the company has expanded to provide equipment internationally. Gough now has a portfolio of patents and has developed specialist material handling equipment, specializing in conveying systems, bucket elevators, and vibratory sieves, screens and feeders.

Through the 1990s Gough expanded to a turnover of over £10 million per annum and employing over 200 people.[citation needed] At this time Gough were based in Hanley, Staffordshire on Clough Street which was built by the company in the 1940s and continuously extended until it moved in 2002.[citation needed] During this time Gough expanded internationally to have offices in the United Kingdom, United States of America and Germany.[citation needed]

However, during in 2002 adverse trading conditions and succession issues led to the breakup the offices into three separate autonomous companies: Gough & Co Engineering Ltd, Gough Econ and Gough gmbH.[citation needed] During this process the Gough UK Company was purchased by its current shareholders, since then the company has sold over £30 million of equipment.[citation needed]

In this time Gough moved to Newstead, Trentham, Staffordshire in 2001.[citation needed] The company then moved again in 2014 to where they are based now in Stoke-on-Trent.[citation needed]


Gough Engineering offer the following products:

  • Different types of bucket elevators, including swinglink bucket elevators, horizontal bucket conveyor and Econ-o-lift bucket elevators.
  • Vibrating feeders. Described as an instrument that uses vibration to “feed” material to a process of machine. It uses both vibration and gravity to move material. Gough produce a variety of feeders within their portfolio, this includes: heavy duty feeders, vibratory tray feeders, vibratory tubular feeders and vibratory feeders.
  • Conveying systems: Gough currently produce a variety of conveyor systems: belt conveyor systems, food grade belt conveyors, heavy duty conveyors and horizontal bucket conveyors.
  • Lift and tippers used within a production facility to elevate bulk product containers. They lift and tip in one action.
  • Bulk handling equipment advertised by Gough as a system to save time and reduce waste at key transfer points.
  • Product hoppers. Used with a production line to increase control of product flows as it moves though the conveying process
  • Storeveyors. This form of equipment allows for regulating product flows. It is both a storage unit and a conveying unit moving the product at a required rate.
  • FIBC ‘Big Bag’ dischargers. These are a lifting and support structure to simplify the process of emptying FIBC big bags.


Gough primarily caters to four key industries, these include:

Markets and companies[edit]

Since the company separation in 2002 the UK branch of Gough Engineering still has an international reach. To date, they have customers in over 55 countries, including United Kingdom, United States of America, Japan, Thailand, Pakistan, Kuwait and Israel.


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