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 8 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 was originally formed as O'Hare Engineering

In 2006 Bilfinger Berger acquired O'Hare Engineering renaming the company BIS O'Hare

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

In 2013 the company name changed to Bilfinger Industrial Services UK Ltd

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