Zeus Engineering Celebrating 50 Years

Congratulations to Zeus Engineering who are celebrating 50 years in business.

Founded in July 1966, by Donald McCracken, Zeus Engineering still operates to the same principles and values that have built a solid reputation for providing high quality precision engineering services and solutions to their customers.

It all started for Zeus Engineering at Southburn Road, Coatdyke before moving to our current purpose built facility at Stirling Road Industrial Estate in 1978.

Pictured Below: The original founding team – (L-R Back Row) Donald McCracken, Isabelle McCracken, Jimmy Reidy, John Burns, Hugh Cartwright, John Kelly. (L-R Front Row) Ian Fraser, Tom Walker, John Madurey


Prices in 1966

Average House Price £3620

Petrol per litre 5p

Average Car £950

Professional Footballers Wage per week £100

Pint of Beer 10p

Zeus remains in the hands of the McCracken family and continues to go from strength to strength along with its sister companies Argon Engineering and Gillrick Metalwork forming the highly successful AGZ Group.

Cheers to the next 50 Years!

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