In 1941 Henry Kingsbury formed Kingsbury Components which manufactured volume controls. With vast experience and knowledge in the electronics field, Henry found himself developing new ideas to make the manufacturing process more successful. This legacy of research and development, pushing the boundaries and finding solutions continues today with three dedicated R&D centres alongside our manufacturing hubs in the UK, India and China with dedicated support staff and warehousing across the world. All manufacturing sites are fully accredited BS EN ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 45001 and AS/EN 9100.
In 2016 HK Wentworth was awarded the major accolade: The Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2016.
To this day H K Wentworth Ltd is still a private company owned by the Kingsbury family and run by a small group of Executive Directors. The H K Wentworth Group has grown to consist of three major brands offering an extensive range of products to many different industries.
The H.K Wentworth Group consists of three brands, with three diverse product portfolios:
The market leading brand of advanced cleaning products for computers and communications equipment in the modern working environment.
Europe's Leading manufacturer of electro-chemicals for the electronics, LED, automotive and industrial manufacturing industries. The brand has a growing presence in over 55 countries around the world and offers unlimited access to a knowledgeable technical support team. Electrolube has a strong reputation for thought-leadership and provision of innovative solutions.
HK Wentworth Ltd are official wholesale distributors of Hakko Soldering Tools in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
HAKKO have turned soldering into a science, and are well-known for their superior soldering tools. They have dominated the soldering market for over 50 years and have a worldwide distribution network.
"To strive to exceed our customers' expectations with innovative new products and the highest possible levels of customer service"