Assembled Linkages

Our assembled linkages and are used across a wide variety of industries including the automotive sector, the agricultural sector and various engineering applications, with the building construction equipment market being the main destination for these linkage components.

Balljoint linkage components


Our mission is to always stand on the leading edge of industry. We provide innovative products, reliable service and the benefit of more than 100 years of design and manufacturing experience.

Linkages Components.

The name Illston and Robson has been associated with the highest quality linkage components for over 100 years.

In the realm of mechanical engineering and manufacturing, the significance of well-crafted assembled linkages and balljoint linkage components cannot be understated. These intricately designed components serve as pivotal connectors, enabling smooth and controlled motion in a plethora of applications. With a remarkable versatility that extends across a spectrum of industries, these components find their place in the automotive, agricultural, and engineering sectors.

Automotive Sector

Within the automotive sector, precision and reliability are paramount. Assembled linkages and balljoint linkage components play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of various automotive systems, steering mechanisms, and transmission systems. These components facilitate controlled movement, from compact cars to heavy-duty trucks.

Agricultural Sector

In the agricultural sector, assembled linkages and balljoint linkage components are indispensable. These components are integrated into farming machinery such as tractors, plows, harvesters. They enable precise and reliable movement, ensuring that agricultural equipment  canwithstand heavy loads, and operate seamlessly. The durability of these components is especially crucial in the demanding and varied conditions of agricultural settings.

Building Construction Equipment Market

Among the various industries benefiting from assembled linkages and balljoint linkage components, the building construction equipment market stands out as a significant destination. The construction industry relies heavily on machinery and equipment that can handle demanding tasks while ensuring the safety of both workers and structures. Linkage components are integrated into construction machinery like cranes, excavators, and loaders, enabling precise movement, and stability.

Specialising in Innovative Solutions

What sets our company apart is our specialisation in working closely with our customers to develop innovative solutions. Collaboration is at the heart of our approach. We engage with clients to understand their unique challenges and requirements, then leverage our expertise to design and deliver bespoke assembled linkages and balljoint linkage components that precisely match their needs. Our commitment to research, development, and continuous improvement ensures that we stay at the forefront of technological advancements in this field.

Made in the Midlands and exported globally.

As a family-run business we have a tradition of excellence reliability and innovation and are proud to be part of of the renowned industrial heritage of the UK.

Whilst I&R has been a fixture of the Midlands for over 100 years, we are never stuck in the past,  but instead constantly looking for ways to think-forward and conceive new products and capabilities for our growing list of valued and loyal customers.