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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1999

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The First Ever Elcome Logo

The first Elcome logo was created from Clip Art!

1999

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The first Federal Mogul paid job

A Champion CD

1999

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The first Elcome office

The Elcome office was located in a warehouse at ESP Colour in Swindon

2003

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New office: Athena Business Centre

With 17 staff on the books, a larger office was needed

2004

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Director leaves

Director Martyn Ferguson leaves Elcome

2004

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New Owners

Tim Entwistle and Keith Nicholls take over Elcome

2004

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Another move!

Elcome move to The Engine Shed in the countryside in Wroughton

2004

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Elcome launch its new logo

"Worlds A Part" logo is created

2004

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Xchecker gets a new design

New developments, a new design and a new user interface 

2009

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Xchecker II is launched

Xchecker II outputs to TecDoc

2010

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Wigan branch is opened

A new Elcome office in Wigan is opened

2011


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iPhone app is launched

Elcome launch their first iPhone app, created for Federal Mogul for their Brake Friction brand

2013

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Nuneaton Branch is opened

Another Elcome branch is opened in the Midlands

2013

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Xchecker III is launched

Xchecker III "professionalism, honesty and completeness"

2015

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Keith leaves Elcome

After 16 years, Keith Nicholls retires and leaves Elcome. Keith and Tim co-founded Elcome in 1999.

2015

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TecPMA launch

The most momentous occasion in Elcome's history? TecDoc approached Elcome to develop TecPMA as tool that TecDoc will sell and support

2016

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Xchecker training begins

Elcome's new multi-stage Xchecker training facility is opened to customers

2016

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Elcome join IAAF Trade Association

Elcome are now members of the IAAF, providing us with networking opportunities, helping to raise our profile in the industry

2017

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Elcome exhibit at the ACPN conference

Elcome exhibit for the first time at the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference and Exhibition in Kansas City

2017

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£1/4 million investment

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

2018

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New brand

A new vision and five year plan is revealed

2018

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18th Birthday Celebration

Elcome celebrate their 18th birthday with a celebratory staff meeting

2018

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Product logos are launched

New ONCE® logo and product logos are launched

2018

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ONCE® becomes a registered trademark

ONCE®, our company's flagship replacement parts cataloguing & publishing solution is now a registered trademark in both UK and European territories 

2018

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Website launch

Elcome launch its new website

2018

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New office in Spain opens

Elcome opens Elcome España in Alicante

2018

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Stand at Automechanika Frankfurt

Elcome exhibits with its first booth at Automechanika

2019

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ONCE® research days

The National Motorcycle Museum hosts our ONCE® focus groups at a two-day event
 

2019

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Live Chat available

Live Chat on our website becomes available

2019

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Xchecker Masterclass Training is offered to our customers

A new masterclass training session helping users work smarter and make the most from their catalogue data is offered to our customers

2019

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DRIV move forward with Elcome

DRIV move forward with Xchecker and ONCE® Tools

2020

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Elcome nominated for Industry Partner of the Year award

Elcome nominated for the Industry Partner Award, recognising the Best Customer, Supplier or Service Provider of the Year at 2020 CAT Magazine Awards
 

2020

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Halfords Website goes live!

Halfords website goes live, including various API's delivered by Elcome

2020

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Covid-19 Hits

Stay at Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives

2020

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Arnold Clark purchase Xchecker

Arnold Clark, the UK's largest independently owned car retailer buy Xchecker

2021

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Fibre optic broadband installed

Fibre optic broadband installed at The Engine Shed

2021

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Elcome office given a refurb

Elcome Engine Shed gets a major deep clean and refurb ready for staff to return after Covid-19, including new carpet and new entrance décor

 

2021

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New offices in Spain purchased

Elcome España move into a new office in Ciudad Quesada, Spain.

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Meet some of the people who make our company.

Meet the team
 
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