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MPE are the world’s leading manufacturer, of high performance electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electromagnetic protection (EMP) filters, for the most mission critical of applications around the world.
We are the world’s leading manufacturer, of high performance electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electromagnetic protection (EMP) filters, for mission critical of applications around the world and MPE's mission is to be the number one choice for high performance EMC/EMP filter solutions.
Based in Liverpool, MPE conducts all technical research, development, manufacturing and despatch functions in house, at its 40,000 sq. ft. facility. MPE is 100% privately owned by 2 of its directors and currently employs over 55 staff.
The Most Established History
Originally founded in 1925, MPE has the longest standing and proven heritage within our industry. MPE’s brand is well-established within both our UK and international markets and MPE's products have a reputation for the highest performance, quality and reliability, with failure rates much below that of any competitor products. MPE has held ISO9001 certification since June 1986 and is currently certified to ISO9001:2015. All MPE products are also CE marked.
Solutions and Technology
Products designed, developed and manufactured by MPE are high performance filters reducing the effects of electrical noise (EMC filters) and eliminating the effects from electrical pulses (EMP Filters). MPE has the broadest product range of any manufacturer within its field and all products are manufactured from base materials by MPE, with over 80% of MPE’s supply chain also being within the UK.
Facilities at MPE include a fully equipped research laboratory; a fabrication facility capable of manufacturing bespoke enclosures from both mild and stainless steel; electrical capacitor and inductor winding facilities; assembly & test and paint spraying rooms.
Within any single year, almost 50% of products manufactured are of a custom nature, with MPE retaining all IPR rights to its designs and production quantities can vary from single units to many hundreds off.
Due to our technical standing, MPE is regularly asked to speak at international conferences and technical forums around the world. MPE has also represented the UK within joint working groups with the US Department of Defence and currently, MPE staff represent UK BSI within an international standards committee. MPE are the only non-US based trusted subject matter expert to both the FBI and the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in the USA.
During 2018, MPE had 2 patents granted within the EU and the UK, for novel varistor technologies and MPE currently has US patents pending.
Mission Critical Global Applications
The majority of MPE's business is within defence markets both UK and overseas, with defence accounting for 85% of overall sales. Whilst the UK defence market currently represents MPE's single biggest market, exports to defence markets around the world continue to grow significantly year on year.
MPE products are designed into and supplied to many high profile and prestigious customers and projects around the world. Direct supply customers include the likes of BAE, Jaguar, QinetiQ, Rolls Royce, Selex and Thales. End users include much of the world's defence forces, including: the Eurofighter Consortium, the UK MoD and the US Department of Defence. End use projects include: Ajax, Challenger, Jackel & Warrior military vehicles, Eurofighter Typhoon, the UK Navy QEII Aircraft Carriers & Type 26 Frigates and the USAF Space Fence program.
Most recently, MPE designed and supplied custom products for the Presidential National Voice Conferencing system in the USA, which includes assets such as Air Force One and the White House.
Export sales account for circa 60% of our totals sales and MPE has authorised distribution partners in 23 export territories.