Our History.

For two decades, organisations have got to know Elcome as a company they can rely on to deliver best-in-class solutions that drive efficiency and power productivity.

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Elcome was founded.

By Tim Entwistle, Martyn Ferguson and Keith Nicholls. Elcome receive their first paid order - a Federal Mogul Champion CD.


A move of premises.

Elcome moves premises to the Athena Business Centre in Swindon.


A new logo.

The Elcome ‘Worlds A Part’ logo is created.

New owners: Tim & Keith.

Elcome sees a change of ownership as Martyn Ferguson leaves.

Another move.

Another move, sees Elcome leave Athena Business Centre and move to The Engine Shed in Wroughton.

Xchecker II.

Xchecker II outputs to TecDoc for the first time.


A new branch opens.

Elcome opens a new branch in Wigan.


iPhone app.

Elcome launch their first iPhone app. Created for Federal Mogul for their Brake Friction brand.


Xchecker III launch.

A long time ago, in a converted barn near Swindon, Xchecker III was launched.


Elcome open an office in Nuneaton.


Change of owner.

Keith Nicholls leaves Elcome,
leaving Tim to go it alone.


Xchecker training begins.

A three tier training programme for all our Xchecker users is created and delivered.

Elcome join the IAAF.

Elcome are now active members of the IAAF (Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation), helping to raise our profile in the industry.


A momentous event in Elcome’s history as TecDoc launch TecPMA, a product developed by Elcome.


£1/4 million.

Elcome invests over £0.25million to provide additional capacity to meet business growth.

Elcome goes global.

Elcome exhibit for the first time in Kansas, America at the ACPN Conference.


New brand.

A new vison and brand is revealed. Elcome is the home of ONCE®, a true partnership.

Elcome opens Spanish office

Our first international office in Almoradi near Alicante, Spain opens, to accommodate the company’s growth and leverage the area’s technology talent pool.



Elcome are working with more than 100 aftermarket brands, with over 60 Xchecker systems live across 3 continents.

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