Established in 1991 by Managing Director Tom Walls, LPE ( Laser Prototypes Europe) is the longest established Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Manufacturing bureau within the UK and Ireland.
The first UK company to install an EOS Rapid Prototyping system, LPE has continued to invest in the very latest technologies and materials, ensuring our customers have access to the highest quality prototype models in the widest range of tough, functional materials.
At LPE, we value our customer relationships and are dedicated to offering fast, efficient prototyping and rapid manufacturing solutions across a wide range of industry sectors. All customers receive rapid quote turnaround, a dedicated project team and ongoing support and advice from a designated sales contact.
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At LPE we want to offer solutions that benefit customers at all stages of their product development. We are a customer focused company and strive to meet all quoted lead times, deliver superior service and part quality and maintain a competitive edge through innovative service offering and our highly skilled workforce.
All our staff operate under the LPE core values:
- Always be customer focused
- Measuring and Improving – constantly
- Demanding highest possible quality
- Innovation in products and services
- Accepting and learning from mistakes
- Commitment, expertise, flexibility and professionalism in all our staff
- Giving back to the communities where we work and live.
“Stereolithography models allow us to do production intents within days. On one project alone it saved us £100,000 in tooling costs and reduced the lead time from 7 months to 7 days”