Mechanical, Metrology and Technical Engineering (DL)
25 Oct 2022



We are a large and diverse team of expert technicians and engineers working across a range of bespoke world-class large-scale engineering projects.



A group of our MMTE staff members
Working in collaboration with other teams in the Daresbury Laboratory Engineering Technology Centre (ETC), we deliver projects for the UK and international clients.

Made up of four teams (sections), we have extensive experience and expertise in the specification, design, project management, manufacture, alignment, contamination control, procurement, lifting and transportation, system integration, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of complex engineering systems.

Our capabilities include:

  • Precision computer numerical control (CNC) manufacturing (miller including 5 axis, lathe, and wire erosion)

  • Precision additive manufacturing

  • Procurement of bespoke manufactured parts

  • System fabrication

  • Coded welding, vacuum, and cryogenic system welding

  • Metrology – coordinate measuring machine (CMM), laser tracker, and area scanning

  • Contamination control - ISO4 (class 10) cleanrooms

  • Cleanroom design, calibration, and validation
    Vacuum systems expertise, delivering systems operating to ultra-high vacuum and extreme ultraviolet radiation standards

  • Vacuum system integration

  • Large systems integration

  • Precision assembly

  • Lifting and moving of complex, fragile, and expensive equipment

  • Operational oversight including health and safety management

We are committed to continuous improvement and staff development, working within a Quality Management System, we are ISO9001: 2015 accredited. 

We also have a vibrant staff training programme that includes our excellent apprenticeships, helping us to develop the technicians and engineers we need to focus on customer requirements and innovative solutions - including the research necessary to enhance our capability to meet our client's changing needs and technological progression. ​

Contact us

​For enquiries regarding mechanical, metrology, and technical engineering, please contact Phil Atkinson​.