Metric Engineers Ltd

Manufactured Special Purpose Machinery Jigs, Fixtures and Moulds, Heavy Centre Lathe Work & General Sub-Contract Machining

Our Services


Material removal and refining


High precision multi-tasking machining


Capable of turning of up to 3m in length


Solutions for the most demanding applications


Matching machine part preparation

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All our work is backed up by our ISO9001:2015 Quality Assurance

Metric Engineers Ltd is a sub contract engineering company which has been established in the Bolton area for over 50 years.

Whilst specialising in medium to heavy turning, with a maximum diameter of 2 metres and a maximum length of 4.87 metres, the company offers a precision engineering service in conventional turning, milling, drilling etc. with a craneage facility of up to 10 tonnes.

The company also undertakes the manufacture of special purpose machinery together with jigs, fixtures and tooling largely for the aerospace industry.

A further speciality is the manufacture of compression moulds of up to 2.15 metres in diameter for the rubber seal industry.

We also offer C.N.C. turning of up to 3 metres in length.


Craneage Facility (tonnes)

Our Equipment

Broadbent Lathe

Broadbent Lathe with a maximum swing of 2.14m / 84.25ins


Swift Lathe

Swift Lathe with a maximum swing of 2.095m / 82.5ins and length of 4.877m / 16ft between centres.


Large Radial Arm

Large Radial Arm drills with a height capacity of of 3.860m / 152ins from spindle nose to bottom of drill pit.

We can machine virtually any material, ferrous or non-ferrous to your requirements.

Call Us For a Quote:

01204 396 853

Client Testimonials

“Metric Engineers are a critically important and trusted partner, a supplier with whom Farrel Limited as a company and myself personally have enjoyed a longstanding and excellent relationship.

Their care and attention to detail is clearly evident in the quality of parts that they produce, many of which are large, heavy, and highly complex.

Metric’s pricing is competitive, and their delivery performance is always dependable. I highly recommend their services as a specialist engineering company.”

John Mellor

Procurement Engineer, HF Mixing Group

“Our company has known Metric Engineers for over 30 years and we have a close working relationship with them.

Their level of engineering knowledge and manufacturing skill is second to none. We use them regularly as you can rely on them when accuracy and quality is essential.

They are competitively priced and excellent on delivery deadlines. I would recommend this company to anyone who has any engineering manufacturing requirements.”

Graham Hanks

Productions Director, Reddish Electro-Plating (Stockport) Ltd

Contact Us

Turner Bridge, Tonge Moor Road, Bolton. BL2 2DJ

01204 396853