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Mecmesin Ltd

Mecmesin Ltd


RH130SZ Horsham, West Sussex

A leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test equipment for over 40 years, Mecmesin offers precision test instruments and systems that are accurate, reliable and excellent value for money. We provide a tailor-made service creating the ideal testing platform, which is robust, easy-to-operate and gives top-level performance time after time!

Operating under ISO 9001 quality standards, Mecmesin test products are used to guarantee the quality of components, materials and finished products, from factory floor through to the R&D laboratory, in multiple industries.

Tensile testing, compression testing and torque testing machines from Mecmesin are used in R&D and quality control laboratories and manufacturing plants around the world to assess and ensure the quality of raw materials, components and finished products. Our versatile testing machines are used for a wide range of force and torque measurement applications including tension, compression, torque, peel/adhesion, flexure/bend, coefficient of friction, crimp joint, shear, tear, top-load/crush and closure testing. Using Mecmesin tensile, compression and torque test equipment enables you to:

• Optimise your designs
• Ensure consistency in manufacture and improve your productivity
• Bring products to market faster to maximise growth in turnover and profit
• Reduce material costs and achieve lean manufacturing goals
• Ensure products are manufactured to international standards and industry specifications


Product news

  • Mecmesin Ltd, Global Leader in Force and Torque Test and Measurement, Acquired by Battery Ventures

    Mecmesin, a 41 year old British company specialising in the design and manufacture of force and torque testing equipment for quality control, has been acquired by PPT Holdings, a Battery Ventures company. Battery Ventures is a global investment firm focused on technology and innovation worldwide that has raised $6.9 billion since inception.

    Mecmesin will join James Heal Ltd as part of Battery’s Physical Properties Testing (PPT) group. In partnership with Battery, Mecmesin will continue to pursue growth providing testing solutions for quality control in manufacturing and R&D through the development of their new Vector hardware and software technology platform.

    Battery's additional resources will support increased investment in new product development and complementary acquisitions. The vision of PPT is to create a multi-branded global platform that can provide testing solutions across all different types of standards, materials and applications.

    Battery is an experienced and knowledgeable investor in the test and measurement market," said John Page, who has been Mecmesin’ s managing director since 2005. "Providing high quality and innovative force and torque solutions to customer measurement problems is in the Mecmesin DNA. Now with the support of Battery we look forward to providing our customers with a new range of products based on the cutting edge Vector technology which will deliver growth in both new and existing markets.

    The existing board of directors will continue to lead the company under the new ownership. As part of the deal, James Heal chairman and director Don Templeman will join Mecmesin as chairman and director. Don Templeman has over 20 years of global, general-management experience and was previously the president and CEO of Princeton Instruments Inc., a division of industrial-technology company Roper Industries Inc.

    Don Templeman comments “We are very excited to be associated with Mecmesin Ltd. They are universally recognised as the technology, quality, and thought leader in both the force and torque testing markets. The many synergies between Mecmesin Ltd. and our James Heal business make them a natural fit for our platform, and we look forward to a prosperous future with their team.”

    About Mecmesin:
    Established in 1977, Mecmesin is a British company specialising in the design and manufacture of force and torque measurement equipment for quality control. Based near Horsham, West Sussex the company has expanded globally with subsidiary companies in France, Germany, Thailand, China and the USA plus a global network of exclusive distributors who offer customers technical expertise and after-sales support.

    The Mecmesin brand represents excellence in accuracy, build, service and value. Mecmesin’s test systems enable designers, engineers and quality managers to feel confident in the quality of their raw materials, components or finished products, to maintain consistency of manufacture, to comply with relevant standards and to save money by minimising rejects in the production process.

    Thousands of companies worldwide rely upon Mecmesin force and torque measurement systems for product and materials testing in a diverse range of industries including aerospace, automotive, cosmetics, construction electrical and electronics, medical devices, packaging, pharmaceuticals, plastics and textiles.

    For more information visit www.mecmesin.com and follow Mecmesin on @Mecmesin_uk

    About Battery Ventures:
    Battery strives to invest in cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including software and services, Web infrastructure, consumer Internet, mobile and industrial technologies. Founded in 1983, the firm backs companies at stages ranging from seed to private equity and invests globally from offices in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, London, Israel and New York. Follow the firm on Twitter @BatteryVentures, visit our website at www.battery.com and find a full list of Battery's portfolio companies.