Innovation in metrology. Mahr: EXACTLY

Company – Mahr UK Ltd – Manufacturing in the UK continues to be an important growth industry, generating 10% of GVA and comprising 44% of exports.

With strong growth comes faster, more precise manufacturing. Smaller components require less margin for error and more stringent quality control.

Manufacturers continue to feel pressure to produce high quality parts, without compromising on speed or efficiency, and to do all this at cost effective prices.

The importance of metrology in modern manufacturing has never been more prominent. Providing the crucial information for quick, reliable measurement to support and inform decisions. Metrology has the power to drive manufacturing excellence.

Your Partner in Modern Metrology


Since developing our first Vernier calipers back in 1868, we’ve accumulated over 150 years’ of metrological expertise. Producing the world’s first digital indicator and microprocessor controlled roughness measuring instrument. We now hold over 10,000 different products and we continue to drive the leading edge of innovation in modern metrology.

Our highly trained team operates from 52 countries across the globe. Driving metrological research, high quality production whilst supporting our valued customers.


Our trusted measuring instruments feature in all manner of prominent processes from automotive and aerospace manufacturing to bio mechanical research and mechanical engineering.

Wherever precise measurement is required, There is a Mahr tool for the job. From calipers to high-end customised measuring systems, you can rely on Mahr for low measuring uncertainties and well manufactured instruments built to last.


We aim to ensure the quality of every product manufactured. Every service undertaken and every procedure implemented in order to satisfy our customer needs. Many of the Mahr group companies have certified quality management systems that comply with DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

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Our values encompass who we are and draw on our strong family business roots. In all our business functions we aim for.

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Our founder. Carl Mahr –  recognised the demand for precision length measurement in the rapid industrialisation seen in the 19th Century. From the development of our first Vernier caliper. Mahr was on a pathway to success in metrology.

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Mahr is a global, family-run business. Whose name is connected with the terms precision metrology, quality and innovation.



The central pillars of Mahr’s quality policy are to. Ensure the quality of every product and process. Satisfy and exceed our customer needs



The automotive industry is facing increased pressure to improve the efficiency of vehicles. Reducing friction and maximizing fuel economy are crucial steps needed in order to decrease carbon emissions.



As leaders and innovators in the field of metrology. We are often called upon to give up-to-date information on metrological topics, as well as answer press related questions.




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