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5 steps to get 3D drawings of your part or component

We have a lovely new infographic on our website showing the 5-step process from client brief to delivery of 3D parametric drawings of your part or component. BMS Design Ltd can add real value to your project with swift timescales plus our expertise (over 10 years experience) in the interpretation of 3D scan data. Get in[…]


Reverse engineering truck tooling

This project required BMS to produce accurate reverse engineering drawings for a number of tooling pieces for a truck manufacturer.  The data was captured originally as STL files following 3D scanning, and we then converted the 3D scan data into parametric XT models.


Title Sponsor – Cheshire Cycling Sportive 10th September 2017

La Event The date is now set for the 2017 Cheshire Sportive – Sunday 10th September 2017 – following the great success of the inaugural 65 mile Cheshire Cycling Sportive Charity Event which took place on Sunday 16th September 2016 from Knutsford and attracted over 90 riders. The 2017 event will follow the same 2016 route[…]


An updated list of the range of services BMS Design Ltd offer

Our expertise derives from over 18 years’ experience in a uniquely diverse range of precision engineering industries; from motorsport engineering which involved race and road car design, development and production to defence and submarine engineering, including oil and gas, managing multi-million pound engineering projects. See the list below for our full range of services and[…]


5 Top Tips for Project Management of EPC Contracts

BMS project management services specialise in high value EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts.   Here are 5 top tips we have refined over the years for effectively managing large projects: The importance of documentation and understanding the contract requirements. Ensure critical docs are approved by client. ITP, WPS, Drawings, Procedures Maintain excellent communication records. Don’t[…]

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What is Reverse Engineering?

Reverse engineering (RE) is the process of discovering the technological principles of a device, object or system through analysis of its structure, function and operation. As computer-aided design (CAD) has become more popular, reverse engineering has become a viable method to create a 3D virtual model of an existing physical part for use in 3D[…]

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Reverse engineering rear axles

A 3D virtual model of an existing physical part, in this case a rear axle, was produced by firstly measuring the object using 3D scanning technology (a laser scanner in this instance) and then using specialist software to reconstruct  it as a 3D model. BMS Design Ltd have extensive experience of providing 3D laserscan data[…]


Project management services

BMS Design Ltd offer full project management (project engineering services) for North West England engineering companies, from concept to delivery. We supply well rounded agile, driven and astute subcontract project managers and project engineers, with 15+ years experience of managing multiple international, cradle to grave, engineering projects and accounts to the value of £20m.

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Fred Whitton 112 grueling miles for St Catherine’s Hospice in 2012

Dan is entering the event in Memory of his mother Helena Boardman and to raise money for St Catherines Hospice of Preston Lancashire. The people at St Catherines Hospice are amazing and rely on charitable funding.  Please dig deep and consider how wonderfully special and caring these people and charities are. “With just 10[…]


Contract SolidWorks Design Engineer for 12 month contract 2012

Due to ongoing business requirements BMS Design Ltd are hiring further SolidWorks design engineers. Based near Preston Excellent Rates. Minimum 7 years SolidWorks experience. Own seat of SolidWorks required. Candidate must show good competence and experience in the following. 1. Mechanical Engineering. 2. Automotive Design. 3. Project Management. 4. Working in Autonomous Positions. Candidates must provide[…]

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The Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2012

BMS Design Ltd engineers were at the The Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2012 to showcase their capabilities to the Marine, Boat Manufactures and offshore industries. Design, Manufacture and reverse engineering capabilities were discussed with a number of leading boat builders and boat manufactures. Exhibitors Include. A Glaze Marine Products A.S.A.P. Supplies( Offaxis( Marine( Coles Nautical Advance Yacht[…]