About CMG Technologies
World leading MIM production in the UK

CMG Technologies  is an internationally renowned specialist in Metal Injection Moulding (MIM), providing injection moulded components to the medical, aerospace, automotive and industrial sectors for over 25 years. We supply components of unrivalled quality and maintain full accreditation to ISO9001-2015.

Whilst MIM is our core business, we do also have our own range of Fibre Optic Components which can be ordered from our distributor Essentra Components.

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Unrivalled quality

We facilitate the entire MIM process in-house, in the UK – from the tool design and build, to compounding the feedstock, through to the final sintering stage.

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25+ years’ experience

Our team of Senior Engineers have over 25 years of experience in developing MIM, enabling CMG Technologies to become technical leaders in our field as the UK’s leading MIM producer.

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Small and large annual volumes

MIM is effective in producing complex components in annual volumes tailored to each individual product. Our MIM process is suitable to provide both small or large annual volumes of components, while maintaining cost effectiveness.

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No waste

CMG is the only business in the UK to facilitate the complete MIM process in-house – a manufacturing method for metal, which is used to produce precise, complex parts in large quantities with low waste.

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Reduced costs

Intricate and complex components that have previously been difficult or costly to produce through traditional manufacturing methods can be achieved at significantly reduced prices.

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Design advice support

CMG offers in-depth design advice and support for all stages of new and ongoing projects. We ensure a high level of communication is maintained between all parties throughout the entire MIM process.

Meet the team

Our staff are at the heart of CMG and play an integral role in setting us apart within the manufacturing industry, find out more about them.

Timeline

CMG Technologies has become the Metal Injection Moulding company of choice for a host of respected firms after almost 50 years of strategic and innovative decisions.
Take a look at the timeline below to learn more about the foundations that uphold our pioneering culture and services.

2022 – New furnace

April 4, 2022

2022 – New furnace

CMG Technologies purchased a new furnace to support its MIM and 3D printing services. The ECM machine brings the total number of furnaces to four.

2022 – 3D printing investment

February 1, 2022

2022 – 3D printing investment

To boost the growing offering of 3D metal printing services, CMG Technologies invested in a state-of-the-art 3D printer by 3DGence. This brings the total number of 3D printers to five.

2021 – 3D metal printing services

September 20, 2021

2021 – 3D metal printing services

CMG Technologies proudly began offering 3D metal printing services to clients in addition to MIM, using a BCN W27 and Ultimaker S5. Services range from the initial concept design to printing and finally debinding and sintering to leave a dense metal component.

2021 – Furnace investments

June 30, 2021

2021 – Furnace investments

CMG Technologies invested in a new sintering furnace and ceramic furnace to increase capacity and optimise processing.

2020 – Won regional Wellbeing Award at FSB Awards

December 9, 2020

2020 – Won regional Wellbeing Award at FSB Awards

CMG Technologies’ commitment to treat staff ethically was recognised with the Wellbeing Award for the East of England at the Federation of Small Businesses Awards.

2020 – Won Innovation in Business award at Suffolk Business Awards

November 17, 2020

2020 – Won Innovation in Business award at Suffolk Business Awards

The company’s MIM process and efforts to produce critical parts for ventilators in the fight against Covid-19 led to winning the Innovation in Business award at the Suffolk Business Awards.

2020 – COVID-19 ventilators

April 9, 2020

2020 – COVID-19 ventilators

CMG Technologies offered its support to make critical parts for ventilators following a call for help from the government. As keyworkers, the company used MIM to create two vital parts for the lifesaving machines within short production times.

2020 – Robotics investment

February 12, 2020

2020 – Robotics investment

Invested in robotics on the moulding machines to increase productivity and improve quality for all products and clients.

2019 – ITV4’s Made In Britain

November 13, 2019

2019 – ITV4’s Made In Britain

CMG Technologies’ expertise in MIM featured on ITV4’s Made in Britain, highlighting the company’s unique manufacturing process. The documentary focused on the creation of razor heads for Edwin Jagger Safety Razors and the benefits MIM brings to produce precise, complex parts with minimal waste.

2018 – Chris Conway passes away

October 22, 2018

2018 – Chris Conway passes away

Chris Conway, one of the original founders and Company Chairman, died after a brave and stoic battle with cancer. He was diagnosed in 2016 but continued to work with a strong and positive mindset. However, the disease spread and he lost his battle on October 22. Chris is dearly missed by everyone at CMG Technologies. Phil Marsh and Rachel

2017 – Updated ISO certification

January 1, 2017

2017 – Updated ISO certification

CMG Technologies was one of the first companies to be formally certified for the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Companies were given a three-year transition period, but CMG Technologies decided to apply as soon as possible to provide assurance to clients.

2016 – Chris Conway semi-retirement

June 29, 2016

2016 – Chris Conway semi-retirement

Chris Conway makes the decision to take semi-retirement and step down as MD and take on the role as Company Chairman. Rachel Garrett steps up into his role and becomes MD.

2015 – Four-day working week

February 1, 2015

2015 – Four-day working week

CMG technologies adopts a four-day working week to provide staff with more flexibility. This has proved popular and has had a positive impact on productivity, as well as employee wellbeing.

2014 – Investment in new sintering furnace opening new markets

October 13, 2014

2014 – Investment in new sintering furnace opening new markets

Funding from the New Anglia LEP enables CMG Technologies to invest in new sintering furnace to facilitate the production of Titanium MIM parts to help the company access new markets.

2013 – MBO of Egide UK. Conway Marsh Garrett Technologies formed, trading as CMG Technologies Ltd

August 5, 2013

2013 – MBO of Egide UK. Conway Marsh Garrett Technologies formed, trading as CMG Technologies Ltd

Change in Egide SA Group’s market strategy resulted in Egide UK’s senior management team of Chris, Phil and Rachel being offered 100% of Egide UK shares. Conway Marsh Garrett Technologies (trading as CMG Technologies), which was named after the three Directors, continues to operate out of its Rendlesham HQ. Whilst the name changed, the team of dedicated employees remained the same, as well as the vision to maintain the position of MIM market leader in the UK.

2004 – Rachel Garrett joined Egide UK as Sales & Marketing Manager from Molsen Coors

July 5, 2004

2004 – Rachel Garrett joined Egide UK as Sales & Marketing Manager from Molsen Coors

Rachel joined Egide after graduating from Hull University and completing a three year Sales & Marketing Graduate Scheme with Molson Coors which had fast tracked her into a Senior Management role. Rachel continued the drive to move the company from a machined component manufacturer to a Metal Injection Moulding Specialist. During this time the MIM process was honed and the customer base expanded, ensuring business was secured from diverse industries across a global market.

2002 – Europlus acquired by Egide SA to form Egide UK Ltd

March 4, 2002

2002 – Europlus acquired by Egide SA to form Egide UK Ltd

Egide SA, specialists in the manufacture of hermetic packages for sensitive electronic components, had already recognised the capabilities of MIM and regarded the acquisition of Europlus as an effective way to obtain a MIM manufacturing base to complement their product offering.

2000 – Dr Phil Marsh joined Europlus from Manganese Bronze

April 5, 2000

2000 – Dr Phil Marsh joined Europlus from Manganese Bronze

With more than 20 years experience in Powder Metallurgy and a PHD in the Sintering of Mixed Powders, Dr Marsh brought extensive technological expertise to Europlus and played a significant role in establishing the company’s MIM operation in Rendlesham.

Late 1990s – interest in MIM developed due to customer demand

May 6, 1998

Late 1990s – interest in MIM developed due to customer demand

Europlus experienced an increase in requests from customers for components that were ideally suited to MIM processing in terms of size, design and production volume so Chris implemented the transition from precision machining to MIM Manufacture.

1998 – Chris Conway appointed MD of Europlus from Hewlett Packard Fibre Optics

April 25, 1998

1998 – Chris Conway appointed MD of Europlus from Hewlett Packard Fibre Optics

Chris brought a wealth of knowledge to his role as MD of Europlus with over 20 years’ experience in senior management positions within various Blue Chip companies. It was Chris who identified the opportunity for Metal Injection Moulding (MIM).

1975 – Europlus Fibre Optic Products established

April 25, 1975

1975 – Europlus Fibre Optic Products established

Precision manufacturing company at the forefront of Optical Engineering. Designing and manufacturing high precision Optical Fibre Components in both plastics and metals.

A spokesperson at DTR Medical

“I am extremely grateful to CMG Technologies for all their input and hard work into developing the cervical biopsy punch – a market leading product that helped us to win the MediWales Innovation Award 2012, by ensuring we are able to provide consistent high clinical value to all our customers at affordable costs.”

Simon Barron Head of Operations at BSA Guns

“Our designed complex components were a perfect fit for the Metal injection Moulding process, and I am extremely impressed by CMG’s ability to help us to develop higher quality air rifle components at reduced costs.”

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