James Chapman (Chapman Engineering (Machinery) Ltd.)
Entrepreneur: James Chapman
Business: Chapman Engineering (Machinery) Ltd.
Chapman Engineering (Machinery) Ltd manufactures agricultural and equestrian products for use throughout the UK and abroad. It is a products-based business with the focus on designing innovative and time-saving equipment as well as improving 'old designs' to be more efficient for the user. This focus provides the business with a unique selling point to differentiate Chapman Engineering in what is a saturated market.
James Chapman of Chapman Engineering (Machinery) Ltd.
James applied for the Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award to help get funding for the manufacture of a pre-production prototype incorporating all the design optimisations and changes required through testing of the proof-of-concept machine of his proof-of-concept bale shear, and incorporate changes into a pre-production prototype.
Elevator Pitch Video
You can watch James' winning elevator pitch video again by using the video player in the top right hand corner of this page.