The Rack Group name may have been born in 2002, but our work history, and love of all things racking, goes back to the 1980s...

BSB Erections is created
BSB Erections Team

BSB Erections is created by founders Len Batty, Phil Smith and Brian Bellwood

Racking installations
Racking Installations

The team offer racking installation services, including installations of Dexion racking.

Projects overseas
Projects Overseas

The company completes its first installation project outside of the UK, in Holland

The Rack Group is born
The Rack Group Logo Our Story

The company changes its name to The Rack Group to reflect the full range of services

Relocation Our Story

The Rack Group moves to Carlton Industrial Estate and develops inspections side of the business, working for companies such as Asda and Britvic Soft Drinks

Rack Armour is invented
Rack Armour Logo Our Story

Rack Armour is designed and patented in the UK

A new NVQ
NVQ Training

The team develops an NVQ to improve standards within the racking installation industry

Worldwide patents
Rack Group Worldwide Patents Our Story

Rack Armour patent extends throughout the world and is now manufactured in USA and Australia

IWS Group Family
IWS Group Logo Our Story

The Rack Group is acquired by IWS Group, a growing network of manufacturers and service providers for the world’s industrial sectors

New Managing Director
Rack Group New MD Stuart Ovington

Stuart Ovington becomes MD of The Rack Group to drive the business forward and grow its international presence


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