Our History

RM&C’s heritage can be traced back to a rather famous individual, Harry Brearley, the inventor of stainless steel who was born in Sheffield in 1871.

In 1908, Harry Brearley founded the Amalgams Company, known today as Roxspur Measurement & Control. RM&C - now part of TT electronics - is a British company, whose success is built on over a century of precision craftsmanship and serving the global industrial manufacturing community. For over 100 years, it has successfully designed, manufactured and applied measurement technologies and services to improve the performance and safety of its customers’ industrial processes.

Company History 

1908: Amalgams founded by Harry Brearley, Francis Moorwood and William Dyson  
1954: Amalgams purchase Tool & Die Heat Treatment Ltd
1978: Amalgams and Furnace Instruments combined later to become the Brearley Group in 1992.
1994: The Brearley Group acquired by Roxspur plc
1999: Roxspur Measurement & Control Ltd formed by Garry Swindell, Managing Director by consolidating a number of businesses including The Brearley Group, CT Platon, Sensit Ltd and Nulectrohms Ltd.
2014: RM&C acquired by TT electronics  

Today
The responsibility for this impressive heritage has journeyed all the way from Harry Brearley to today’s Managing Director, Garry Swindell. Commenting on this journey, Garry said  ‘Our headquarters are still based in Sheffield and our mission and vision remains pretty much the same as laid out by the original founders of the company, we strive to provide an excellent service to our customers, delivering quality cost effective solutions in a timely manner. We have a comprehensive range of temperature, pressure, flow and level measurement products widely proven in diverse and challenging sectors such as steel, nuclear, energy, automotive, offshore exploration, medical, fire, glass, steel, aerospace and water.  Our customer base includes many blue chip companies, for example Rolls-Royce, Tata, Sellafield Sites and British Energy. Our products include sensors, thermocouples, thermometers, transducers, transmitters, flowmeters and controllers. We also offer a range of associated products including pumps, displays, power supplies, data recorders, portable calibrators and thermal imaging cameras. We can also provide bespoke instrumentation solutions to meet the exacting requirements of their customers. Our modern cell based manufacturing facilities are fully flexible for small and large batch runs, enabling us to provide short lead times even for customised products. This in-house manufacturing and testing is backed up by our own UKAS accredited laboratory for pressure, temperature, flow and electrical parameters. We have a team of field-based engineers who can provide a full calibration, maintenance and repair service throughout the UK. RM&C also has a Measurement Systems division with a dedicated team who develops and installs full system solutions. Our capability ranges from a simple process control panel to specialised analytical/environmental monitoring projects for defence/nuclear applications’’. RM&C is an ISO 9001:2008 quality approved company offering UKAS traceable calibration with BS/EN ISO 17025 accredited procedures. Their certificate generation systems have also been designed to meet the strict and detailed requirements of the aerospace industry.  From their regional UK offices, RM&C personnel offer a wealth of industry experience to provide unrivalled customer service and support. 

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