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Subcontract High Precision Machining Yorkshire


At Development Engineering Services (DES) we have been providing high quality, subcontract precision machining for over 20 years from our original Yorkshire base of Otley, now operating from Shipley, West Yorkshire. We supply a range of sectors from telecommunications and microwave to aerospace, working with a range of materials from aluminium to stainless steel, copper and brass, specialising in aluminium. We are able to offer our customers a high precision machining service from development through to large batch quantity.  Quality is maintained throughout all stages of manufacture with meticulous testing and inspection of all machined components to ISO 9001:2008 quality standards.

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Call DES on 01274 595 808 for an informal chat on how we can help or Click Here to email us.


  • We are delighted to welcome Rob Gorman to our growing team

    Rob Gorman has joined DES in the newly created role as Process Engineering Manager and we are delighted to have him on board. In this new role, Rob is responsible for managing all the offline programming and producing the relevant manufacturing and inspection information. We first met Rob in 2011 when he delivered Solidcam training…More »
  • The IBC Event, Amsterdam, Sept 2015

    Paul recently attended the IBC event in Amsterdam to meet professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of electronic media, worldwide. This was a great opportunity for DES to meet with key people in the sector. Paul will be following up with all of the contacts from the show to discuss how DES can work in…More »

  • New Axiom Too CNC CMM installed today! Thanks to David at Aberlink for the 1st Day of training. More tomorrow. ,
  • Visit to , A lot of great technology. Impressed with Real-time Data Collection for CNC Machines. Ar… ,
  • Read in 'Manufacturing Today Europe’ - How DES has supported Radio Design for over 10 years. Read more:… ,