Matrix Engineering is a well-established and respected manufacturer of high quality creasing matrix. With a strong proactive response to customer requirements, our reputation and approachability are well known within the industry. Our commitment to the ideals of British Made or Quality (BMFQ) and support for the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD) complement our philosophy of quality, value and service. Our company and our products are under constant evolution of improvement to existing products along with the introduction of new systems and products including self- adhesive shim tapes, ejection rubbers and associated accessories. On site precision engineering and design services ensure that new tooling can be quickly introduced to make any product size required by our valued customers along with the development of new products, machinery and production line maintenance. With the ability, resources and over 60 years of combined knowledge and experience in the precision engineering, injection mould toolmaking and plastic extrusion industries alongside over 40 years of joint experience within the creasing matrix manufacturing industry, we bring you unquestionably the most advanced creasing system and knowledge ever produced on the beautiful Isle of Man. We have the proven ability to design, manufacture and build a revolutionary production system in house, from original concept to a fully operational efficient plant which undergoes a constant evolution to meet our customers’ needs and product improvement based on customer feedback. Matrix Engineering have the skills and knowledge to design and manufacture bespoke tooling working closely with our customers to meet their requirements.

Phil Garlick


Phil has a total of 44 years Toolmaking, precision engineering and design experience and has worked in many industries including the Ministry of Defence (Royal Ordnance).He has vast experience in deep drawn press work for prestige companies such as Duracell and Ever Ready Batteries along with major cosmetics companies like Chanel, Estee Lauder and Clinique.After working many years within the aerospace industry, he then moved into injection mould design and toolmaking and then plastic extrusion design and toolmaking.For the last 20 years, Phil has worked in the creasing matrix industry specialising in the design and development of new products and their production machinery and systems.

Stephen Kelly


Stephen has over 26 years of experience in the production of creasing matrix systems and also resource and people management within a precision manufacturing environment.His time within the industry has given hin extensive knowledge of his customers and their requirements.With a 'hands-on' approach, he has a total understanding of what is required to work to a very high standard in a high volume production environment.Now more focused on new materials' procurement and development for improved product quality and value along with direct customer liaison for great customer service and new sales opportunities.

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