This family run business was established in 1980 by Michael Youngs, who, aged 21 started as a Pattern Maker for the Engineering Industry at Lawrence & Scotts in Norwich.

In 2000 Michael turned the business into a partnership with his son Mikey who started his working career as a Pattern & Model Apprentice for the Automotive Industry.  Robin, Michael's eldest son also joined the family business in 2013.


Today Michael and his sons are busy providing casting patterns for Foundries and a wide variety of industries; Architecture, Automotive, Motorsport, Marine, Locomotive, Heritage and Restoration to name but a few.


The specialist skills used by these Pattern Maker craftsmen within their Pattern Shop involves many traditional and modern methods.

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"Thurton Foundries Limited have worked with MJY Patterns for over ten years.  During this time, MJY have become a valuable member of our supply chain.  We consider their manual pattern-making skills to be excellent.  Their professionalism, quality, delivery, service and integrity, second to none.


MJY are a progressive pattern shop, looking to the future to supply an increasingly higher quality product and service and have the skilled staff to cope with the more complex tooling we require"

Ian Capps, Managing Director of Thurton Foundries Limited

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