in 1982 the company has always specialized in the manufacture of vehicle
recovery equipment. In the early days all the products were designed and
developed by Boniface.
Industries (USA) acquired Boniface Engineering in 1996; many of the
products installed today at Thetford originate from Miller factories in
the USA and France. Miller
Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of towing and recovery
equipment and include the brand names Century, Challenger, Holmes,
Eagle, Jige, Boniface, Chevron, Vulcan and Champion.
are three sites in close proximity of each other located along Howlett
Howlett Way is home to the Fabrication shop where the main equipment is
manufactured and the Engineering & Design office.
Separated by a walkway is the Body shop where the team
manufactures bodies from stainless steel to meet the customer's
Howlett Way is the home of the Transporter Workshop where a specialist
team of engineers build a wide range of steel and aluminium
on this site, on September 29 2005 the company opened its showcase
10,000sq ft assembly shop where the hydraulics and pneumatics are
installed and tested and the equipment is installed onto the chassis.
point to note is that every heavy vehicle manufactured at Boniface
differs in some way, this is part of the unique bespoke service offered
to our customers.
Howlett Way is home to reception and all the administration offices, our
extensive Stores and the Finishing Shop - where vehicles are completed
after they have been painted. Every
vehicle is individually tested and certified to meet the exacting
company production standards as well as the various legislative
company has invested heavily in the environmental control, especially
with the introduction of a controlled waste water wash bay, linked into
the foul water system and monitored by Anglian Water.
Engineering Ltd prides itself for its equal opportunities policy,
committed to training and development of employees at all levels.
process of in-house training and development is the strength behind
providing top quality and reliable recovery equipment.
It also contributes to ensuring Boniface Engineering Ltd
maintains its strength as brand leader in the UK and enables our
expansion in line with the company business plan and long term
objectives - to maintain Boniface as market leaders in the development
and design of recovery equipment.
we are working hard to further develop our sales into Europe and with
our colleagues at Miller, developing a heavy recovery vehicle dedicated
to the Military market worldwide.