AIS Vanguard – Our Story

For more than 40 years, AIS Vanguard has earned an enviable reputation as a leading multi-disciplined industrial engineering business. Part of a family-owned, independent company, we offer national and international industrial services. We provide solutions for any heavy lifting or transport challenges.

Our AIS Vanguard team comprises 150+ professionals, industry best practice, service and insight. Backed by a vetted supply chain of specialist partners, we are committed to excellence across everything we do.

It’s our people that make the difference. At AIS Vanguard, we go the extra mile to ensure projects are delivered on time, right first time, every time. Taking a no nonsense approach, we handle each project with expertise and attention to detail, from the initial enquiry right the way through to handover.

We have decades of experience and expertise in heavy lifting and moving a wide variety of assets. We use tried and tested methods and a broad range of proven and advanced plant and equipment. Our wholly-owned fleet and national network of branches offer a full range of capabilities here at home and abroad.

“AIS strives to offer a single standard in project delivery operating to the very highest standards regardless of job size or location. A true full turnkey offering combining engineering with logistics with focus being on innovation, collaboration , value and above all else safety” 

Matt Ainscough, Group CEO

Why our clients choose AIS Vanguard

  • Professional, multi-skilled workforce with an unwavering skillset to deliver the project on time and within budget
  • Our national network of branches to ensures capability and resources are available at all times when called upon
  • Our knowledgeable Business Development and Sales teams highlight our readiness to accept the ever-changing industrial landscape
  • Years of experience and expertise in moving a variety of equipment using a wide range of tried and tested methods
  • Our ongoing proactive involvement and communication from contract award to final invoice
  • Commitment to Health & Safety procedures at all levels of the business
  • Our professional, sensitive, courteous approach to dealing with enquiries in a timely manner

Client Testimonials

Take a look at some of the great feedback we have received from some of our clients…

Enquire Today

If you would like to enquire about how we can help you with your project, then call us on

01257 441111