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About us

Who We Are

We are the UK’s go-to design consultancy dedicated to
outstanding bespoke, creative product design.

Our Heritage

Not only do we innovate, we build on over 20 years experience developing diverse products.
This is the driving force behind your design.

How We Deliver

We forge strong working relationships with our clients by connecting them with our team of passionate designers and engineers.

Daring to Dream

Innovation is the core of design. Dare to Dream, and our team will guide and support you throughout your product development.

What we do

We realize your complex technological ideas through a unique mix of outstanding people, extraordinary service and delivering ready to manufacture.


We develop products using our tried and tested 7-Stage Process; a dynamic method applicable to all phases of product development, from concept through to manufacture.



Everything we do is bespoke.  It is just for you, to your requirements and satisfaction.  Our services portfolio is geared to the flexible and unique demands of every project.  Our Five-Stage Design Process is regarded as key in the way MLE delivers its bespoke services to its bespoke clients with their bespoke products.


Here at MLE, a project is more than just a cool design.  Part of our collaborative relationship with clients is developing the project team structure.  We draw on the resources of the engineering team, and experts in the wider group to shape relationships with the client that become greater than the sum of our individual parts.


MLE prides itself on its creativity.  Not just our ability to creatively solve complex technical problems, but also to implement efficient, sustainable and aesthetic products and solutions.  Our close relationships with our clients allow us to fully appreciate your requirements, before implementation.


Inventive electronics is our bread and butter.  As a consequence of many years of design, we have built a team that can seamlessly handle all aspects of the technology and design process in-house.  Our experts work tirelessly to deliver a cohesive, technically solid and beautiful design.

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Our Work

  • All
  • Approach
  • Process
  • Research
  • Service
  • Specialties
  • innovation creative electronics
  • Markets Sectors
    Markets & Sectors
  • Electronics Manufacturing
    Ready to Manufacture
  • Electronics PCB Design
  • Design and Build ELectronics
    Design & Build Process
  • Design Accreditations
  • Cores Service Creative Product Design
    Core Service
  • Electronics Design Resources
  • Industrial Design
    Industrial Design & Mechatronics
  • Electronics Design Projects
Amstrad 400
Renishaw 400
QinetiQ 400
Plasma 400
Plantronics 400
Thales 400

the amazing team of


Chris Jolliffe

Managing Director

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David Hawkins

Sales and Marketing Director

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Stephen Whale

Engineering Manager

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Richard Goff

Operations Manager

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Wendy Hannah

Production Manager

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Simon Goodall

Procurement, NPI, Project Management

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Glen Smith

Marketing Manager

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Matt Radford

Project Manager

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Nick Palmer

Principal Engineer

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Jon Reece

Software Engineer

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Felib Agaiby

Design Engineer

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Neil Clarke

Software Engineer

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Darren Holdstock

Electronic Engineer (Contractor)

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James McInerny

Industrial Design Engineer

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Connor Lascelles

Junior Product Design

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Shree Chitnis

Senior Manufacture Engineer

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Paul Houghton

Test Engineer and Specialist in SEL

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Patrick Berry

Management Accountant

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Angela Cawsey

Business Support Manager

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Angela Clark

Sales and Company Admin

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  • MLE possess a remarkable technical ability; they are brilliant at understanding a brief and are very passionate and sincere about providing a good result. We would recommend them to anyone and wouldn’t dream of going elsewhere.

    Peter GibsonCEO of Plasma Surgical Ltd
  • As a Business start-up, MLE’s team of engineers and project managers -highly experienced in new product and new technology introduction, have enabled us to get to market much faster than we originally planned.

    Roy SmithGAIA SENSE

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When we talk about inspired product design, we only have to look towards the natural world in order to draw some interesting similarities. Over the next few months MLE will take a look at some of our planets most effective natural designs and how we can be inspired by them in our own product development.    The Sycamore Seed (AKA Helicopter Seed) Innovation  ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Dynamic     ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Efficient     ⭐⭐⭐ The sycamore seed is both

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ML Electronics now have a Made for iPod, and iPhone, and iPad Licence. This enables us to design bespoke electronic accessories for your Apple iDevice using MFi licensed technology. Our products will work seamlessly with iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Airplay audio. Your Apple devices will sync perfectly, charge efficiently, streaming music will be flawless and there will be no risk of: “This cable or accessory is not certified and may not work reliably

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If you don’t design defensively and plan ahead, ML Electronics believes obsolescence issues are bound to cost you in the end These days, if you’re looking to market and support a product for any length of time, obsolescence will rear its ugly head. The traditional approach to obsolescence was reactive – doing nothing until receiving an end-of-life statement from the manufacturer. This was usually followed by an all-time buy, keeping the product design as is. While in

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The challenge With ever increasing demand on our energy networks we need to constantly develop new and innovative methods of distribution. It is predicted that energy storage will soon become an essential element of future SMART grids. Current advances in digital power management and battery technologies are producing exciting new concepts for time-shifting load balancing grid solutions, whether in the form of large network storage facilities or consumer-side devices. One of the common problems with

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A couple of weeks ago Dave, our Sales & Marketing Director, celebrated his 60-something birthday (to our shock horror - he still looks under 50!).  Being a dutiful employee, I sent round an email asking everyone to sing him happy birthday - only problem being I got the day wrong! I put my head in the sand and seriously questioned how I, his daughter, could misplace my father's birthday. Thankfully Glen, our Marketing Manager, came to

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Not only are we taking on more projects than ever, we are also revamping our website and moving to new offices later this year!! Look out for updates on our Twitter and LinkedIn feeds! 

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ML Electronics are once again exhibiting at the Med-Tech innovation show, this year you can find us on stand 15 on the 20th - 21st of April 2016 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. If you would like to book an appointment with an ML Electronics representative to discuss your medical design and manufacture requirements, then please follow the link. Book Now   We look forward to meeting you. Med-Tech 2016 Exbo

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Here we are again at SUBCON, at the NEC, Birmingham. The three day event showcasing the best of British and European manufacturing, design, innovation and equipment runs through to Thursday June 4th.  Once again, MLE and our sister Manufacturing house, Batchbuild will be on stand T18 promoting one of our key services - -Product Obsolescence and Product Redesign. At Batchbuild, a key area of our work and service offering is in Product Redesign. Here our heritage

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MLE are today attending the  at the Williams F1 Conference Centre, hosted by the Automotive Council UK and in conjunction with The MIA, BMF, SMMT, Niche Vehicle Network and ADS.   We’re here meeting automotive OEMs who are seeking, specialist designers and manufacturers of ‘premium’ products. The event has the support from: Jaguar Land Rover Rolls Royce motor cars Mini BMW Toyota Nissan Aston Martin As a premium product manufacturer and supplier to the premium

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