The History of WH Kemp
WH Kemp’s history dates back 54 years. In 1967 West Country entrepreneur Wilfred H Kemp, founded the family-run Cable Assembly business in the city of Bath.
At the time WH Kemp’s raison d’être was supplying electrical Cable Harnesses to just three companies. Two of these founder customers are now FTSE-listed, global, engineering giants. To this day remain loyal customers of WH Kemp.
WH Kemp’s reputation for manufacturing reliable, high quality Wiring Looms and Cable Harnesses quickly captured sector attention. Industrial engineering and electrical customers - large and small - were soon beating a path to WH Kemp’s door. Eager to outsource their specialist Cable Assembly requirements..
With a rapidly growing customer base in tow, WH Kemp re-located to larger premises in nearby Bradford-on-Avon. Throughout the 80s and 90s further success followed, forcing another move. This time to purpose-built premises in order to accommodate the burgeoning workforce of top class Cable Assembly technicians and the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.
For the past 19 years our HQ has been a modern 25,000 sq. ft factory site in Westbury, west Wiltshire. We continue to manufacture Cable Harnesses, Wire Looms and Panel & Box Builds for a diverse range of customers. From high-tech UK SMEs, to global Companies which are leading the way in engineering innovation. The history of WH Kemp continues.