Jenx History

Over the years Jenx has become a widely respected family run company dedicated to developmental equipment for children. Every day we apply our expertise in paediatric therapy and innovative design to finding better ways to help children with special postural support needs. We believe in putting people first – whether it’s customers, children or our own employees.  Our strong family values and company ethos helps us to build supportive and productive relationships with our customers, distributors and employees. All our products are made in Sheffield, England, to exacting safety standards. Our products are underpinned by years of experience and commitment to helping children and families achieve greater independence and freedom.  All of this means that Jenx makes a real difference to lives, enabling children to experience a wider range of activities in comfort.

Jenx: A Timeline

Oct 1982:  Jenx Ltd. founded by Clive and Catherine Jenkins with the first Prone Board made in their cellar at home.

Nov. 1982: The business moves into its first premises in Attercliffe, Sheffield.

Late 1983:  Jenx to moves to a council unit in Sheffield, along with new sewing machinist Lynne.

Dec 1984:  Jenx relocates again to a larger unit on the same estate.

Oct 1991:  Jenx has expanded to employ a healthy band of people and has invested in a suite of state of the art machinery. The business relocates to an other part of Sheffield so they have room to continue to grow.

April 2001: Jenx purchase the building at Wardsend Road, Hillsborough in Sheffield, but keep the existing site in order to have double the space.

May 2012:  After a lengthy refurbishment process, all manufacturing and production starts at the large new Herries Road site.

January 2014:  Jenx Ltd. launches Jiraffe as its UK sales division. All UK sales are now handled by Jiraffe.

Summer 2015: Jenx launch their brand new website.


With over 75 employees, products distributed in numerous countries and a series of exciting new projects happening, Jenx is having a cracking 2016!

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