Wye Cylinder Engineering

The UK's first choice for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacture.

A Bit About Us

Wye Cylinder Engineering (WCE) Ltd design & manufacture a multitude of bespoke hydraulic cylinders for a wide range of applications.

With over 40+ combined years of cylinder design experience WCE are able to offer a complete solution to meet our client's specific demands.

Over the years this has led us to service some of the top industry-leading OEM’s from a variety of industry sectors.



Why Choose Us

We listen to our customers and provide superior customer service and after-sales support.

We work with you to ensure your cylinders are delivered to suit your deadlines.

We provide peace of mind with our stringent quality policy.

We pride ourselves with providing cylinders at competitive prices.

We offer a comprehensive free design service on bespoke cylinders.

We are specialists of volume production.

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Trusted Experts

Wye Cylinder Engineering is a family run business based in Herefordshire that has been manufacturing hydraulic cylinders since 1969 & following a re-branding in 2009 has gone from strength to strength investing in the best CNC machinery. The additions of Robotics, Barfeed systems & 5-axis machinery has enabled us to produce volume componentry at highly competitive prices.


Wye Cylinder Engineering Products

Multi Stage Telescopic Cylinders

Our multi stage telescopic cylinders cover a wide range of agricultural tipping applications & typically range between 4tonne – 18tonne lifting capacity in 2 – 4 stages. 

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Bespoke Design Cylinders

At WCE we manufacture bespoke cylinders to cover a wide range of applications.

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Displacement Telescopic Cylinders

Our displacement telescopic cylinders are used on a more commercial type application & typically range between 2tonne – 21tonne lifting capacity in 2 – 5 stages.

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Double Acting Cylinders

We have a standard range of stock cylinders which can be supplied to you on a next day delivery service.

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Brake Ram

WCE have been manufacturing hydraulic brake cylinders for over 30 years so we know what it takes to make a high-quality reliable unit.

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Subcontract Machining

WCE offer a complete subcontract machining service for simple or complex components. We have a comprehensive range of the latest CNC turning and milling machinery.

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Powerpacks & Accessories

At WCE we stock a small range of single acting 12-volt hydraulic powerpacks in 5L / 7.5L tanks.

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Contact Us

If you have a question or would like to request a quote for any of our products, please get in touch.

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Our latest News

We like to keep you updated with our local and industry-based news. We often update this so please check back from time to time.  

We’re hiring – Customer Sales Support

We’re hiring – Customer Sales Support

WCE are on an exciting journey to become the UK’s most collaborative bespoke hydraulic cylinder manufacturer and we want you to join our journey!Based in Hereford, we are a family run business trading for over 40 years. We have a great team environment with strong company values. Due to growth, we are looking for someone to fill a Customer Sales Support role. Duties to include, but not limited to: Maintaining and developing close working relationships to provide a great customer experience Answering telephone calls Support Sales Managers and team in administrative tasks Processing and dispatching sales orders in a timely manner Handle any customer queries Ensure requests are processed accurately and efficiently Updating CRM accordingly Improve and streamline processes Opportunity to assist in CAD You will have: A passion for sales Outstanding people skills Be highly organised An excellent telephone manner A high level of accuracy Good IT and administration skills Job details:...

Apprenticeship success stories at WCE

Apprenticeship success stories at WCE

We have been running apprenticeship schemes in conjunction with Hereford and Worcester Group Training Association for several years. It is a great opportunity to gain a highly skilled job with opportunities for reskilling and career development. Many of our employees began their careers as an apprentice with WCE, including our Managing Director, here are just a few of our success stories.Darryl’s Story I first started working at Wye Cylinder in 2010, as a machinist. I was taken on as an apprentice the same year which proved to be a fantastic move forward in my development. Within a year I had completed my CNC training and acquired an NVQ in mechanical engineering. In 2013 an opportunity arose to progress into the drawing office as a technical engineer where I have been ever since. Growing in this role has allowed me to get involved in more things in the company than I could have imagined before starting my apprenticeship. I really enjoy the job and in particular the challenges it...