The work metrology software products ltd (MSP) do within the technology and manufacturing industry was honoured and celebrated when they were awarded ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the Dynamites 18 Awards and winner in the 'Digital Engineering / Technology’ category at Insider Media’s Made in the North East Awards.
The ‘Innovator of the Year’ award recognises a team or organisation which has developed a software application or service that has enormous potential to change the way we live, work or play and will have an impact that will be felt far and wide. The judges were unanimous in their decision to crown MSP winners, recognising the company as being at the forefront of innovation within the global manufacturing industry.
Following this impressive achievement, more success quickly followed with the company winning in the ‘Digital Engineering / Technology’ category at Insider Media’s Made in the North East Awards on the same evening. This award celebrates the company which has best developed software or technology to solve problems and add value for customers. As winners at this event, MSP have been automatically selected as finalists for the National Made in the UK Awards. This National award brings together the regional winners from the past 12 months and honours the most innovative and dynamic manufacturers in the UK.
From it’s base in Northumberland, MSP are revolutionising the way the advanced manufacturing industry make and measure parts around the world. Their software products automate manufacturing processes helping the world’s largest aerospace, defence and motorsport companies produce 100% accurate parts. It’s scope is far-reaching; used on complex parts from F1 composite front wings, engine fan blades to 3D printed parts.
Commenting on the accolades, MSP Commercial Director, Tony Brown, said: “We are honoured to be named as ‘Innovator of the Year’ and recognised for our work within engineering and technology. Our products are truly innovative and have a massive impact on machining processes; manufacturers see impressive time and cost savings within hours of their installation.”
MSP customer Nicholas Webster, Project Engineer at Marand, Australia, a leading global supplier of precision engineered solutions to a range of industries including Aerospace, said: "I am delighted that MSP have gained these well deserved awards and have been recognised in the industry for their outstanding work. MSP's software has been an integral part of our process for some time now, it is easy to use and we have achieved excellent cost and time savings. We have established a great working relationship with the team at MSP and appreciate their responsiveness in assisting us with our project challenges."
This year, the MSP team have been developing their newest innovation, AutoClock. This revolutionary piece of hardware automates the first stage of the machining process, something that has not been possible before. AutoClock automates the traditional process for clocking in a sphere and in seconds can produce an accurate, reliable and repeatable result. Peter Hammond, MSP Technical Director adds: “Errors are eliminated and manufacturers can be confident their machine is calibrated correctly. AutoClock is not limited to specific machines and can be used on a wide range of machine tools worldwide. There are millions of machine tools in use globally, which generates great market potential for AutoClock.”