Feedback from a Design Engineer at a world leading engineering and scientific technology company:

Thank you for providing a rapid and very competitively priced, high precision surface finish solution to help achieve an average 1.5µm parallelism between four assembled faces.

Written to the Managing Director of N. L. Roper & Sons Ltd by the Supply Chain Manager for a leading component manufacturing company based in the North of England who has been awarded:

  • Most Innovative Supplier
  • Machined Components Supplier of the year
  • Supplier of the year

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for the part that you as a supplier have played in this remarkable achievement. We owe much of our success to having a strong, adaptable and agile supply chain which can repeatedly deliver success month after month. Without you we would not have been able to attain this high level of achievement……..Once again I would like to express my sincere gratitude to you all. “

Feedback from the Managing Director at a CNC Machine Workshop

It is my pleasure to highly recommend N L Roper & Sons for anyone seeking Professional Lapping and Grinding services. Over a number of years working with N L Roper & Sons Ltd, we have always recieved prompt and expert service, advice and a quality finish – without complication or unexpected cost impact. Ian with his father Kevin and staff are highly skilled engineers whose work is only surpassed by their great customer service and care.

N L Roper & Sons Ltd industry is highly skilled but with their great attitudes and a work ethic they always provide a quality job on time every time.

The following was written by the Procurement Executive of one of our customers based in the south of England who are leaders in the Aerospace field.

….as part of our Supplier Development programme we wish to let you know where your company stands with regard to on-time delivery and to Quality acceptance. This figure is your average vendor rating over a twelve month period


Exceptional performance and commitment – PREFERRED SUPPLIER WELL DONE

From the Production Control Manager at a Micro Component Manufacturer

We have always found N.L Roper’s to be a very supportive & trustworthy supplier, working with us to achieve the high quality our production needs.

From a Race Engine Builder and Tester

NL Ropers always provide a professional, friendly, quality service, highly recommended.

From a Shim and Spacer manufacturer

N L Roper are a longstanding supplier who regularly deliver high quality lapped stainless steel spacers to a specified range of tolerances on schedule. The staff always offer a helpful and friendly service.

From  the Operations Director of a Spring’s and Stamping’s Company

Have worked closely with NL Roper for many years and have found their professionalism and commitment to tight lead times and dimensions second to none. I would recommend this business to anyone who is looking to subcontract lapping, grinding or polishing processes, they will not let you down.

From a Hydraulic Valve Manufacturer

N L Roper are a supplier to us and we have had over 5 years experience of them  giving excellent service, providing  subcontract lapping with high quality results and reliable delivery performance.

From a Purchasing Assistant at a Composite Component Manufacturer

Ropers always go that extra mile to satisfy our requirements and at a competitive price.