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March 2019

The latest manipulator to be produced, is the 2F NANO Gripper.  With a length of just 27cm, it is the smallest in the CMS range with two functions of Jaw Rotate and Jaw Grip.  It runs on brushless DC motors to a depth of 300metres.  The jaws can be custom designed to meet specific requirements.

June 2018

Soon to be put into production, our new prototype, LOW COST, lightweight 250g, Micro Gripper.  Ideally suited to small inspection ROVs such as VideoRay.  Jaws can be custom designed to meet customer requirements and the gripper can be air or oil filled.

May 2018

3D Printing has landed at CMS.  We are pleased to be able offer this to our range of bespoke design services.  Printing parts out of Carbon Fibre PLA, opens the doors to endless possibilities; providing a strong, non-corrosive and lightweight product.


January 2018

CMS Ltd introduces its ability to meet customer's specifications in manufacturing underwater housings.  These range in size, shape and depth rating depending on the requirement. See our product information page for examples of housings.

September 2017

CMS Ltd busy working on these two Stainless Steel 2 Function Mini Grippers:

March 2017

The CMS team will be attending Ocean Business 2017 on Wednesday 5th April.  Please get in contact with us regarding your manipulator needs and we can meet you at the show for an informal discussion.            Call: 07787 111083

February 2017

Another new custom design which is electric and oil free; this time for the delicate removal of foreign objects.  Check out our Products or Image Gallery pages for more information. 

You can always Contact us directly with your requirements.

July 2016

A new custom design for Heavy Duty Hydraulic Pan & Tilt Units has just been completed this month.  Click the link for a video clip: Heavy Duty Hydraulic Pan & Tilt Unit

February 2016

CMS has decided to branch out and put all of its skills to good use.  Our financial controller has merged her established bookkeeping business, Biles Bookkeeping, with CMS.   As a result she is already helping businesses locally and is now taking on extra work which can include bookkeeping, payroll and bank reconciliation.

April 2014

Due to the ever increasing workload, CMS has taken on a new employee!
Ryan Barnes is a graduate in robotics and joins the team as a Trainee Technician.

March 2014

Michael Robinson trying the latest CMS creation prior to the 2014 Hill Climbing Season.  CMS are proud to be co-sponsers of this project and wish the team success for the year.

February 2014

After a very successful first year of trading and with more orders building, 2014 is looking to be busier than ever! 

A new collaboration with Loxston Ground Care and their Hybot is well under-way.  The Hybot system has already gained a lot of interest from all over the world and with Custom Manipulator Systems Ltd on board to help, the system will definitely be a winner.

Hybot is the new technology behind mowing awkward and steep slopes where it is unsafe and dangerous for operators to reach.  Click on their page to find out more.




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