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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-9001-2015 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.


  • Aluminium Housing Project

    DES was recently approached by an electronics housing company to assist in the design of an aluminium housing. Getting involved at the R+D stage we used our 25 years experience of aluminium milling, to reduce the companies mechanical required price by nearly 30%. The part has been approved we have are expecting the first production…More »
  • 2 x DNM5700 Vertical CNC Machines

    DES has taken their investment on new technology to over £750k in 4 years. We are happy to announce that we have taken delivery of our 4th & 5th Doosan CNC Machine Tool from Mills CNC Two brand new DNM5700 Vertical CNC Machine. The larger, quicker machines will give us more efficient productivity. We are…More »