Corporate History

Over a four decades of combined engineering expertise

Bilfinger UK was formed back in 2018 via a merger of two of its core UK businesses: Runcorn based Bilfinger Industrial Services and Newton-le-Willows based Bilfinger Industrial Automation Services, resulting in a new business named Bilfinger UK, which now has a turnover of over £180 million and consists of over 2,500 employees across ten UK regional offices.

Bilfinger Industrial Services was one of the UK's leading providers of integrated technical services for the process industry, delivering design, construction and maintenance services.

Bilfinger Industrial Automation Services focused on increasing the efficiency of assets through automated systems and control solutions.

Bilfinger UK Headquarters

Bilfinger UK headquarters building
Bilfinger UK headquarters board room
Bilfinger UK headquarters reception area
Bilfinger UK headquarters canteen area



In 1973 the company O'Hare was formed and later renamed to O’Hare Engineering Limited

In 1979 the company Concol Systems Limited was formed and later renamed HG Group

In 1984 the company AT Controls was formed and later renamed to ATG

In 2007 O'Hare Engineering were acquired by Bilfinger Berger and renamed BIS O'Hare

In 2010 BIS O'Hare merged with our sister company BIS Salamis (onshore) to form BIS Industrial Services Limited

In 2011 ATG were acquired by the Bilfinger Industrial Services Group and renamed BIS ATG

In 2012 HG Group were acquired by the Bilfinger Industrial Services Group

In 2013 BIS Industrial Services Limited changed its name to Bilfinger Industrial Services UK Limited

In 2013 BIS ATG and the HG Group were merged to become Bilfinger Industrial Automation Services Limited

In 2018 Bilfinger Industrial Services UK Limited & Bilfinger Industrial Automation Services Limited merged to become Bilfinger UK Limited