Ashton business to celebrate 10th birthday with open day at new home
Friday 27th July 2018 @ 14:25 by Tom Greggan
Ashton Business News Tameside

A local metrology company is to celebrate its tenth anniversary with an Open Day at it’s new Ashton premises next week.

Manchester Metrology, who offer specialist contract measurement services using the latest metrology technology and equipment, is moving a 5,300 sq ft premises, which is five times larger than their current home.

To mark the company’s tenth year of business and to launch their new home, Manchester Metrology is hosting a live metrology event which will be attended by all the leading providers in the sector, including Verisurf, Faro, Optimax, Hexagon Metrology, Measurement Solutions, PolyWorks and Aberlink.

It’s taking place on Wednesday August 1st from 9am-4pm, at Unit 3 of The Wellington Centre on Whitelands Road.

Since its inception in 2008, Manchester Metrology has become a market leader in the inspection of engineered components with a record turnover of £1.7m in 2017.

Managing Director, Paul Bulman (pictured top), said: “It is such a huge honour to be joined by so many leading Metrology suppliers at what is for us a great celebration of 10 very exciting years. It is a great testament to the dedication and commitment of our team to be able to host such an event.”

Now employing a total of 13 staff, the company is dedicated to providing training and opportunities for the younger generation to enhance their skill levels and introduce them to new and exciting roles within the metrology sector.

Manchester Metrology’s exclusive client base includes global machine manufacturer JCB, engineering giant Babcock and world water speed record project Quicksilver.

The company aims to maintain future sustainable growth and expansion, with a £700k investment in the latest metrology equipment in 2017 such as Aberlink Xtreme, CNC CMM, Leica and Cybergage 360. The company’s long term partnership with equipment supplier FARO and the significant investment in new technology has enabled Manchester Metrology to become a UK leader in the inspection of engineered components, offering an extensive range of equipment hire packages and on-site services.