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LK Metrology

Defining Accuracy Since 1963

LK Metrology stands as the oldest CMM manufacturer in the world, established in England in 1963. Our rich heritage in metrology traces back to the inception of CMM technology, marking us as pioneers in the industry. With decades of innovation and expertise, we are dedicated to delivering state-of-the-art metrology solutions and services that enhance the manufacturing process from design to quality assurance.

A tradition of firsts in metrology

Our comprehensive range of products, including coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), portable measuring arms, and metrology software, are pivotal in ensuring the quality of manufactured components across the globe. We support critical industries such as automotive, aerospace, defense, motorsport, energy, medical, and contract inspection, driving forward the standards of precision manufacturing.

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A legacy of market-leading innovations

LK Metrology has been at the forefront of metrology advancements, achieving numerous industry-first milestones:

  • First to design a Bridge Type CMM.
  • First OEM to integrate a computer with a CMM.
  • First to develop inspection software specifically for CMM use.
  • First to use all air bearing and granite guideways, enhancing stability and stiffness.
  • First to innovate with carbon fiber composite spindles and microprocessor-controlled drive systems.
  • First to produce a High Accuracy, Horizontal Spindle CMM and a truly thermally stable CMM.
  • In partnership with Rolls-Royce Ltd, developed Renishaw’s First Touch Trigger Probe for CMMs.
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Ensuring Your Success

Global footprint, local impact

Our headquarters in the UK and our development and production center in Castle Donington are the heart of our operation. LK Metrology’s global presence is bolstered by sales and support offices in the UK, North America, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, and China, complemented by an extensive worldwide distributor network. This strategic footprint ensures that we deliver unparalleled metrology solutions and support to our clients, wherever they operate.

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Beyond Metrology

A commitment to excellence

At LK Metrology, we pride ourselves on being more than just a metrology company; we are a partner in our clients’ pursuit of excellence. Our mission is to equip businesses with innovative solutions that ensure precision, quality, and efficiency in manufacturing, reinforcing our commitment to advancing the field of metrology.