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Hobson Industries

Hobson Industries - Asset Managed Parts. Saving Energy & Natural Resources.

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Few companies can match Hobson Industries’ ability to offer through life support for the Land Rover Defender platform in both armoured and soft skin variants.

Hobson Industries is a private company established in 1987. An innovative and highly technical engineering business operating to the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System which is complimented with our ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. We specialise in the through life support management and development of Land Rover Defender heritage military and heavy duty platforms.

Hobson Industries is an Approved Land Rover Parts Distributor (including Military Parts) and this unique appointment approves Hobson Industries as Land Rover Parts preferred partner supporting heritage Government and Military fleet customers with vehicle through life support strategies globally. It is achieved through a strategic alliance between Land Rover and Hobson Industries to supply key non-current military parts when not available via Land Rover. The purpose of this alliance is to ensure continued supply of high quality parts to support Land Rover heritage vehicle fleet users through to disposal.

With proven expertise and knowledge in offering our unique Asset Managed products supported by Land Rover supplying relevant technical information makes Hobson Industries an ideal partner for Land Rover to continue offering through life military parts solutions to their clients. Technical Support is a key element of an effective Asset Management programme with liaison between provisioner and client to meet Through Life fleet management support criteria.

Across the markets we serve in the UK and globally, we establish close relationships with the people and organisations that trust and depend on us. This gives us a detailed understanding of their specific circumstances, processes, responsibilities and requirements.


Four main business units provide the products and services offered by the company.

Land Rover Defender vehicle build complete with modifications and upgrades, in-house, in addition to all Land Rover model types of vehicle refurbishment, vehicle reconditioning and vehicle homologation.

Unit manufacturing, remanufacturing and reconditioning.

Asset Management programmes pioneered by the Company to provide a range of parts which may no longer be available. The Company’s strategy is based on the Land Rover Genuine Parts ideal enabling re-cycled and asset-managed parts to meet original equipment standards and remanufactured parts to meet original equipment specification.


The company operates exclusively on a single freehold site of 4.5 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire with planning consent for Class B1 Business as defined in the Town & Country Planning (Use for Classes Order 1987) for categories 1, 2 and 8 in purpose designed buildings, representing 86,347 sq. ft., a site coverage of 41%.


Hobson Industries operate a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2008. Certificate No. FM 32560 issued by The British Standards Institution, London.

Hobson Industries Ltd also operate an Environmental Management System which complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 14001:2004 Registration Certificate No. EMS 61548 issued by British Standards Institution. With the same scope as the QMS.