C & H Howe Limited was founded in 1940 initially manufacturing metal toggle fasteners for the metal box industry in particular ammunition boxes during the Second World War.

In 1962 the company was incorporated remaining in the same ownership until 1985 when the current shareholders assumed ownership.

It was since 1985 that the automotive sector increasingly became the focus of C & H Howe and has since gained an excellent reputation with its Tier 1 customers and can boast that is is one of the most forward looking companies of its size.


C & H Howe is a Tier 2 supplier providing components to the automotive industry.

Core capabilities are steel pressings utilising presses upto 250 tonnes and welded assemblies supplying niche to high volume requirements


C & H Howe's philosophy is to provide an excellent and continuously improving service to exceed our customers' expectations, by achieving reliability, outstanding high quality, `on-time-in-full` delivery, whilst remaining at the competitive edge.

Central to our focus on effective implementation of our plans is the continuous development of our people, to encourage all employees to fulfil their potential, through learning, teamwork, individual achievement and sharing knowledge and best practice across the whole organisation.