Company

Since 1992 MK Test Systems has strived to make the best automatic test equipment on the market. We’ve evolved into a global business dedicated to utilizing the latest technology to help our customers improve their testing.

 

In May 2024, we became became part of Halma plc.  Halma is a global group of life-saving technology companies with a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.

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OUR VALUES

PIONEERING

AMBITIOUS

SAFETY

QUALITY & EXCELLENCE

PROFESSIONALISM

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

CUSTOMER FOCUS

TEAMWORK

AMBITION

ACCREDITATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS

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Company Culture

We asked the team what three words sum up working at MK. The most common responses? Teamwork, family and innovation.

It goes without saying that we take our work seriously, but it’s usually carried out with a sense of humour.

KEY DATES

Some Major Milestones

2024

MK Test Systems acquired by Halma Plc.

2023

Expansion of the service team as part of our commitment to improving customer support.

Lockheed Martin order their first RTS system.

Additional UK workspace secured - Unit B5 houses an expanded development lab and dedicated customer demo space; enabling greater production capacity in main unit.

2022

Boeing order 72 ExLRTs, confirming their intention to migrate completely from the legacy LRT tool.

MK celebrates 30 years as an incorporated Limited company.

2021

RTS product launched onto Airbus A320 FAL in Toulouse.

Simplified RTS set-up

2019

ExLRT product launched

ExLRT tool is positioned on a table in the foreground, with the couplers and probes in front of it. In the background is a plane in a maintenance hangar.

2018

Move into ATE House, a brand new custom-built facility.

The same year, MKAT gen3 software was released, with powerful new features

2016

BLRT product launched

Aircraft technician testing the bond resistance between structural elements

2015

MK Test Systems Americas was formed

2014

MK Test Systems was acquired by Synova Capital, with a major investment in the growth of the business.

2010

BLTU product launched.

2003

First distributed system delivered to Westland Helicopters for EH101 program.

2002

750th system sent to Lufthansa Technik in Germany.

First Automeg Portable system delivered to Thales Underwater Systems.

 

2000

"Gen2" windows software released

1996

Large 19,426 test point system delivered to Matra Marconi for satellite testing

1992

MK Test Systems incorporated as a Limited company

1990

The company was founded, with Rolls Royce as one of the first customers.

One of MK's first systems