Case Studies


Xtrac (2)

Widely recognised as the world leader in the design and manufacture of transmission and drive train technology, Xtrac has built its business and reputation on a passion for innovation, precision and quality. So, when the company needed a metrology supplier...

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Currock Enginnering

To support its manufacturing operations the business operates a well-equipped quality department. The mainstay of Currock’s component inspection operations is its collection of Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs)....

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Advanced Engineering

Advanced Engineering has always maintained its ethos of investment in technology to deliver quality components. This philosophy has resulted in the company placing its trust in metrology equipment from Mitutoyo.

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JCB Academy

Almost ten years ago, JCB Chief Executive Officer Lord Anthony Bamford had a vision for educating the next generation of engineers. This inspirational spark led to the globally renowned yellow goods manufacturer establishing...

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FTL Technology

Leeds, West Yorkshire based FTL Technology is one the UK’s leading suppliers of precision engineered seal solutions. In addition to offering a broad range of consultancy, design and seal manufacturing services....

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Based on a heritage site where Edwin Beard Budding invented the lawnmower in 1830 and the adjustable spanner in 1842, Impcross Ltd is a manufacturer that continues this tradition; branding its business as a 'world class....

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Cox Powertrain

Co-founded in 2007/8 by David Cox, a Formula 1 (F1) engineer, Shoreham-on-sea, based Cox Powertrain Ltd, have developed the world’s first 300hp marine diesel outboard engine - the CXO300. The inspiration behind the ingenious engine was...

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Tata Steel

With operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries, Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers. Tata Steel serves a wide variety of demanding global markets and is a leading...

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Portsmouth University

Ranked as one of the world's top 100 new universities in the respected 'Times Higher Education Rankings 2017', Portsmouth University has rapidly ascended the UK academic rankings. This is credit to an £150m+ investment over the last ten years in ...

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STOBA Präzisionstechnik

Since STOBA Präzisionstechnik’s formation in Southern Germany more than 50 years ago the company has grown into a multinational concern, currently employing some 650 workers in four high-tech manufacturing plants located in southern Germany; Yantai...

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Chirton Engineering

Now regarded as one of the UK’s leading subcontract engineering business, it is difficult to believe that North Shields based, Chirton Engineering Ltd was established as recently as 2003. From relatively modest beginnings the company has enjoyed a meteoric rise...

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ITP Engines

Over recent years, a wide range of advanced machine tools have been developed to help satisfy global aerospace manufacturing industry’s requirement to produce parts faster than ever before. Although these innovative machines manufacture...

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Martin-Baker Aircraft Co

The global aerospace manufacturing industry is renowned for administering the highest standards of quality control and for utilising detailed inspection and testing systems. The employment of skilled staff, the use of the best available inspection and testing...

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Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells

There comes a time when older inspection equipment gets to the stage where its performance threatens to create a bottleneck in production. This was the situation reached with a 10-year-old Vision Measuring System at Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells...

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Express Engineering

Mitutoyo UK recently completed the installation of the company’s largest ever Coordinating Measuring Machine sold in the UK. The Crysta-Apex C CMM (Measuring Volume - 2000x4005x2005mm x,y,z) enables Express Engineering to undertake the rapid...

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Precision Moulds & Tools

Precision Moulds & Tools Services Ltd was formed in 1991 by two partners who shared a passion for high-precision machining and a vision of the future of high quality tool making. Over the past 25 years the company’s founders have used their in-depth experience...

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Hone-all Precison

One of the specialities offered by Hone-All Precision Ltd. of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, is the machining of nickel-chromium-based superalloy components to tight tolerances. These oxidation and corrosion resistant materials, typified by Inconel and Hastelloy...

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Waters Corporation

More than a decade ago Waters Corporation, the scientific laboratory instrument and software manufacturer, started introducing high-end metrology equipment to its several sites in the South Manchester area to help cope with the increasing...

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When you operate at the cutting edge of your field with customers absolutely relying on you to come through with solutions, on time and every time, issues that affect production quality in engineering or manufacturing must be stamped on without...

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Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions

Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions, operating from a 56,000sqm site near Grantham, Lincolnshire, is the largest independent engine remanufacturer in Europe, supplying such well-known OE manufacturers as Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Volvo, Aston Martin...

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BMW AG reduces the measuring time needed for brake disc production in its Berlin-Spandau plant by more than 50 per cent. The introduction of high-speed coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) from Mitutoyo’s MACH series, which will successively replace…

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GB Precision

Recent investments in high level metrology equipment at Birmingham-based GB Precision mean customers in demanding industry sectors such as aerospace and motorsport can be assured of receiving components offering pinpoint dimensional accuracy...

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Salcey Precision

Recent investments in sophisticated multi-axis machine tools and high-level Mitutoyo metrology equipment at Salcey Precision Engineering of Hartwell, Northamptonshire, mean customers in demanding industry sectors such as aerospace and motorsport...

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Innovative Polishing Systems

Mitutoyo America and Innovative Polishing Systems, Inc., Stuart, Florida, recently collaborated on development of an instrument capable of accurately and easily measuring the depth of scratches in glass. Innovative Polishing Systems’ business is to...

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McNeal Tool Company

McNeal Tool Company of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mid Iowa Tools, Inc., specializes in the sales and support of precision metrology instruments and services.  This includes provision of gage calibration services to a national manufacturer... 

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Advics Manufacturing

At Advics Manufacturing Ohio Inc., a CNC setup has dramatically transformed contour measurement of automotive brake components from a 45-minute specialist’s task to a 3 1/2-minute generalist’s job. Founded in 1987 and located about...

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Space Metal Fabricators

Space Metal Fabricators of Columbia, South Carolina, and Mitutoyo America Corporation have jointly developed a tool to help helicopters fly smoother. While flying, helicopters generally experience a low frequency vibration in the main rotor blades..

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Monitor Coatings Ltd

Monitor Coatings Limited is a privately owned company with over 30 years of experience in providing high quality coatings to a wide range of demanding industries, including the Aerospace, Oil & Gas exploration and Steel sectors. Monitor applies its unique coating technologies..

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Kawasaki Precision Machinery

Established in 1968 the Precision Machinery division of Kawasaki has been at the forefront of hydraulic technology and development for nearly 50 years. The Kawasaki brand is synonymous with quality and innovation in hydraulic pumps, motors, valves and complete...

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Cross Manufacturing Company

Since the 1920's the Cross Manufacturing Company has specialised in the design and manufacture of heat resisting wrought alloy sealing rings and associated products. Cross’ expertise within its chosen fields has resulted in the company becoming a...

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Rigibore is a renowned manufacture of precision boring bars and advanced boring systems that can be designed to accommodate customers’ specific requirements. Extensive experience in the specialist area of boring tool technologies and boring strategies has...

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Precision Micro Ltd

For more than half a century Birmingham based Precision Micro Ltd has pioneered innovative photo chemical etching production techniques. The company’s precision manufacturing technologies, design skills and detailed inspection procedures have...

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JJ Churchill

Few companies involved in the manufacture of aero engine components can boast a heritage that stretches back to the dawn of the jet engine age. One such concern is JJ Churchill. Founded by Walter Churchill on Christmas Day 1937, Churchill Components...

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Lymington Precision Engineers

The quality, reliability and longevity of manufactured products is continuously improving, in addition to enhanced design techniques and developments in material science, this progress is largely due to the use of advanced quality control methods and equipment...

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O.L.D. Engineering

Taking its distinctive name from the initials of the company’s three founders surnames, O.L.D. Engineering was established in 1971 in a small factory in Sharnford, Leicestershire. The fledgling subcontract business soon earned a reputation for..

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As even the smallest numbers of contaminants can multiply during the brewing process, ensuring that outstanding levels of hygiene are maintained is vital to the effective production of quality beer. The avoidance of contaminants...

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Lancashire based Orthoplastics Ltd is recognised throughout the world as the global leader in the development and supply of both implantable grade plastics and biocompatible plastics for instrument applications. The company produces the highest quality, premium...

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Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. (2)

For more than 67 years, Martin-Baker has been the world leader in the design and manufacture of ejection seats. The company’s latest designs offer unprecedented life-saving capabilities while providing systems and interfaces to fully integrate the pilot...

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CDK Seals

When CDK Seals won an order for the production of metal components from a new aerospace customer, the leading manufacturer of seals for the food, pharmaceutical and petrochemical sectors had to employ new production equipment and methods...

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