With the closure of the UK based company CSIP Limited in late 2012 and its world leading Electric Manipulator marketing base being switched to its parent company ECA Robotics in France, there comes good news.
From the ashes of CSIP, Mike Robinson and Kevin Dewell former CSIP employees, moved into their new premises in January 2013 and have co-founded Custom Manipulator Systems Ltd. With them also, key personnel to create a formidable team. The aptly named company of Custom Manipulator Systems Ltd aims, whilst still working closely with ECA Robotics, to manufacture the established range of the Electric Manipulators.
Also, to offer a UK based bespoke in-house design, production and service centre, whilst retaining the worldwide reputation for quality manufactured products and post-production support.
Michael Robinson - Director (Retired)
Kevin Dewell - Director
Sarah Biles - Head of Finance
Ryan Barnes - Technician
With a subsea skills base of over 75 years, the highly skilled pairing, of Mike and Kevin, builds on the unique Electric 5E designs and develops the ‘next generation’ of Bespoke Electric Manipulators.
Whilst Mike heads up this team of highly motivated people, within the company he is still a world leader in this field and is held in high esteem by many worldwide. Mike is joined by Kevin, both ex CSIP employees.
Kevin, whose engineering background is second to none, leads the production area of the business ensuring that the customer's requirement is delivered to the highest standard possible. The pairs love of motorsport bringing this duo together to form an innovative formidable team.
Also joining the pairing is Sarah Biles, an AAT qualified Accounting Technician, and also an ex CSIP employee whose primary task as the company's Head of Finance, ensures the smooth day to day running of the company. While Ryan Barnes is a graduate in robotics and joins the team as a Technician.