Engineering & Manufacturing

PIONEERING precision engineering for over 70 years

The Island’s heritage in innovation stretches back through a long history of precision engineering and manufacturing, going back over 70 years.

When considered as a single entity, the Isle of Man Engineering and Manufacturing sector is able to provide design and manufactured solutions with a reputation for ‘one stop shop capability’ and access to the key supply chains both in the UK and overseas.

Typically the products are high value, low volume serving niche market, with the large proportion being exported off the Island.

The Engineering and Manufacturing sector currently manufacture for a broad range of markets including; energy, aerospace, automotive, telecommunications, medical, pharmaceuticals and consumer products. We are proud to say that we are partners to virtually every major civil and military aerospace project in the world today, employing a highly skilled workforce of 1,300.

The Engineering & Manufacturing Industry

The Isle of Man can offer engineering and manufacturing firms access to competitive government grants and a clear and simple taxation regime. There are a broad range of practical advantages to those who operate internationally; 0% corporation tax, world-class infrastructure, bandwidth and power resilience coupled with excellent data hosting facilities and extensive clustering of the aerospace and engineering supply chain.

The Isle of Man Government and Industry is committed to the promotion and investment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) skills and promoting STEM related careers.  The Island is committed to educating and developing the future of the sector through its STEM programmes, working into every school on the island; developing skills, improving awareness of the sector and the opportunities and skills needed for employment.

The Isle of Man Government has invested in the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre for engineering students, furnished with industry standard equipment, it offers full time courses developed in collaboration with industry to meet the skills needs of the Engineering and manufacturing sector within the Isle of Man.

Why choose the Isle of Man’s Engineering and Manufacturing sector?

The Isle of Man's Engineering & Manufacturing sector punches well above its weight! We are home to renowned companies from across the globe.

Home of Precision Engineering

Precision-engineered parts from the Isle of Man are used in the fountains of the Bellagio in LA and on the International Space Station!

Global Leader

The Isle of Man has 56% value share of the global kettle controls market.

World-wide Reach

Products designed or manufactured in the Isle of Man are used more than 1 billion times each day around the world!

Saving Lives

We are a proud manufacturer of ejector seat assemblies, supporting customers in saving 7,716 lives to date!

Committed to STEM

A collaborative, forward-thinking sector that’s committed to supporting national programmes such as Primary Engineer and the annual STEMfest.

Excellent Career Opportunities

A World-Class Engineering and Manufacturing sector with excellent career opportunities.

Your Engineering & Manufacturing Contact

Rachel Hopkinson

Business Development Manager

+44 (0) 1624 687175