Suppliers of
Welding and
Engineering Products

Unit 1, Stubbins Lane
Claughton-on-Brock, Preston
Lancashire, PR3 0QH
TEL: 01995 604057


Conventional Positioners | Rotilting Welding Positioners | Bench Positioners | Bode Man-O-Matic Positioners | Head & Tailstock Positioners | Lathe Type Positioners | Conventional Rotators | Sizzer Rotators | Self Aligning Rotators | Special Products | Column and Boom Manipulators | Seam Welders | Turntables

For over 50 years the name Bode™ has been synonymous in the design and manufacturing of rotating and positioning equipment for the welding industry.

In 2001 a transaction was successfully completed by YPH Ltd of Preston and Kistler Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH of Germany, where both companies purchased assets including goodwill, designs, know how and trade names of F. Bode & Son Ltd, Leek.

F. Bode & Sons Ltd, is one of the largest manufacturers of Positioning Equipment in Europe. The companies standard range offers welding positioners, rotators, turntables, seamwelders, head & tailstock, column and booms, cradle types, lathe types, and specialised turnkey solutions.

Bode™ offer One Solution to Engineering Production.

Worldwide sales, service, parts and hire operations for all Bode machinery, including the patented Self Aligning Rotators, and specialised Seam Welders will be held from the YPH Ltd headquarters in Preston, Lancashire. All manufacturing has been incorporated into Kistler's purpose made factory in Germany.