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A view of the Hillhead show ground from the western end of the quarry

Rapid International Ltd

Stand: C19

Our Story

Since 1969, Rapid has supplied innovative mixing technology solutions to some of the world’s leading concrete, paving, recycling and environmental companies.

Our Purpose

We’re dedicated to delivering innovative mixing technology solutions that offer productivity and profitability for our customers, driven by our core values of innovation, quality and integrity.

Our Roots

Our story begins in 1969, in Northern Ireland. It was here that co-founders, Jim Lappin and Bertie Pickering, began manufacturing agricultural equipment in a humble domestic garage and Craigavon Engineering (now Rapid) was born. A lot has changed over the last fifty years, but our commitment to producing the highest quality equipment has not. Today, still family-owned and operated, Rapid International is a leading mixing technology manufacturer to the global concrete, paving, construction, environmental and recycling industries. 

Our Products

Our innovative product portfolio includes:

  • Mobile Continuous Mixing Plant/Pugmills (Wheel/Track mounted)
  • Mobile Concrete Batching Plant
  • Specialised Mobile Continuous Mixing Plant
  • Static/Bespoke Concrete Batching Plant
  • Pan/Planetary and Twin Shaft Concrete Mixers
  • High-Pressure Mixer Washout Systems
  • Concrete Reclaimer Systems
  • Spare Parts

Our Reach

We’ve been exporting globally via our dedicated team of dealer representatives for over 40 years and we’ve no plans to slow down. Your after sales requirements are in safe hands with our dedicated service and support team. All Rapid mobile plant features 24/7 remote connectivity and technical support. We’re continually expanding our network, ensuring we bring Rapid mixing technology to every corner of the globe. 

Our Capabilities

Every Rapid product is designed by our in-house team of expert design engineers, using the latest 3D design software. Each machine is produced in our 65,000 square foot purpose-built factory. We invest heavily in our manufacturing capabilities and have the very latest equipment, including a £1M paint booth and shot blasting room.





96 Mullavilly Road
Co Armagh
BT62 2LX
United Kingdom

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