Strength in Quality

MLA’s strength in the industry is thanks to the quality of our products.

MLA are accredited to Quality Management BS EN ISO 9001:2008.

We continually check the quality of all the products we supply – whether that’s off the shelf product sourced from an ethical supplier or a bespoke design manufactured inhouse, to ensure that quality standards are maintained the entire process.

MLA are proud that a significant percentage of the material used in our Yorkshire based manufacturing facility are sources from within the UK.

The latest state of the art sewing and cutting equipment as well as our technical expertise ensure top productivity whilst guaranteeing quality.

And with over 24 years experience, MLA are uniquely placed to help solve your most demanding bespoke product design needs.

We work closely with several Test and Certification House to ensure that MLA’s products meet with necessary external and internal standards. Certification proves our credibility to the market. Working with the below organisations helps us to maintain our product’s safety and performance attributes.

  • INSPEC – Established in 2003 Inspec Services provide a precision dimensional measurement service to the Manufacturing, Engineering and Design industries.
  • INTERTEK – is an international inspection, product testing and certificate company headquartered in London.
  • SATRA – is an independent research and testing organisation established in the UK in 1919. It has technical facilities in Europe and China serving customers throughout the world, testing products and components to European and international standards across a wide range of industry sectors. SATRA is a Notifies Body for various European directives including personal protection equipment (PPE).

MLA are also members of:

  • BSI – Michael Lupton recently recieved a ‘Distinguished Services Certificate’ for his +20 years involvement and work with the BSI on standards in the PPE industry.
  • SEDEX – a global non-profit membership organisation who help more than 40,000 members in over 150 countries manage their performance around labour rights, health & safety, the environment and business ethics.
  • Constructionline – is the UK’s most connected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services.
  • NPL – Manufacturer Measurement Network – The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) established a Northern hub with the aim of supporting regional manufacturing SMEs to help them to achieve their full potential to become competitive within a challenging worldwide market.

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Some of our memberships

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