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VIP Event Marks 40 Years for Lincoln Laser Specialist


Local dignitaries and industry representatives attended a VIP breakfast event to celebrate 40 years of the Lincoln-based manufacturer Micrometric.

Founded by Maurice Gates and Neil Main, Micrometric began by cutting sheet metal using innovative CO2 lasers in January 1983 and it now offers a wide range of services including laser drilling, precision machining, laser etching and more.

The company has grown continually since its launch and has expanded into a range of industries including aerospace, automotive and medical. Neil remains as Managing Director and continues to take the business from strength to strength.

Last week, VIP guests were invited to join in the celebrations at a breakfast event held at Micrometric’s site with a laser tour led by Chris Waters, Commercial Director and Neil Main, Managing Director.

The Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor Biff Bean, said: “Congratulations to Micrometric, 40 years is a significant achievement. MicrometricThank you for the kind invitation, I have really enjoyed it. I have always wanted to look around a laser factory and I got the opportunity to do that today, so that has been ticked off my bucket list!”

On the laser tour Chris and Neil showcased their range of lasers and precision engineering as well as their knowledge and expertise.

Neil commented: “We are really pleased to have everyone join in with our celebrations for our 40th anniversary. Here’s to the next 40 years and beyond!’’

Chris Waters said: “We are celebrating our 40th year in business with local dignitaries, our industry contacts, and our customers, who have been the key to our success. We are looking forward to growing with our customers and developing our technologies so we can give them exactly what they need in the future.”

Micrometric has grown significantly throughout its 40 years and is looking forward to continuing to invest in innovation and progress in the future.

To find out more about Micrometric and its services, visit or contact the sales office on 01522 509999.

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