Innovative solutions in material technology

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a leading developer and producer of highly engineered magnesium and zirconium materials with global reach. Our high-value, innovative solutions help to improve peoples lives, keep them safer, and make their work more productive.

Luxfer MEL Technologies provides material solutions enabling end-use applications that are  lighter, faster, stronger, safer, higher performance and more efficient and cost-effective.

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One of the many things that attracted me to work here was to be part of a business that produces world-class innovative material technology that makes a real difference. Our products and markets are so diverse; every day is a different and interesting challenge. I have been lucky enough to be involved in projects for formula one cars, jet fighters and supercars during my career here!

Rick Tonge – Sales and MarketingRick Tonge – Sector Manager – Wrought Magnesium, Sales and Marketing

I joined in 2012, having previously worked in a similar area of science and have a PhD in Zirconium Chemistry. The best thing about working here is definitely the people I work with.

Iryna Chepurna – Research and DevelopmentIryna Chepurna – Senior Chemist, Research and Development

Working here is both a pleasure and a privilege. We enjoy what we do here, and it shows in the strong established relationships. It is exciting and motivating to be a part of a committed, diverse and friendly team that in an ever-expanding company. Nothing beats the feeling of being continuously challenged, whilst thoroughly enjoying your role.

What makes us stand out is that every employee has a stake in the company’s success and we operate in a way that puts collective goals ahead of individual glory. We have grown rapidly and continue to succeed, because we are a forward thinking organisation that has the ability to rise to any challenge we may face.

My history at LMT has indeed been an enriching experience. I am grateful to have contributed to this organisation for so long and look forward to the years still ahead.

Vijay Patel – Maintenance Systems Planner, Engineering

LMT is a place where challenges and opportunities meet together to sculpture great careers.

Emiliana Dvininov – Research and DevelopmentEmiliana Dvininov – Technical Community, Research and Development

Luxfer is a great place to work with nice, friendly and professional people.

Lukasz Konarzewski – OperationsLukasz Konarzewski – Magnesium Production Operative, Operations

I started here when I was 15 years of age, in June 1986 as an Office Junior. It has always been a great company to work for. I love the people, the drive and also great salaries and futures available for all employees.

Personal Development is one of the core values here. LMT have paid for my further education at both day release college and night school and my manager has always encouraged me to build my own career.

Karen Hodgkiss – FinanceKaren Hodgkiss – Credit Controller, Finance

I love working in such a friendly environment.

Dorel Dvininov – Research and DevelopmentDorel Dvininov – Analytical Chemist, Research and Development

I joined in 2017 and was attracted to the unique chemical processes in which we deploy in making Zirconium Oxides products. The company provides an environment where good strides are required in making different grades of products and the need for exercising different core skills to achieve desire targets. This truly means every day is never the same and gives opportunity for honing different skills set.

Samuel Shomefun – OperationsSamuel Shomefun – Process Engineer, Operations

The people here are fantastic. It’s one of the reasons I’ve liked working here for over 30 years. And I will keep working here until they drag me out or throw me out!

(Garry actually retired in 2018 but his legacy still lives on!)

Garry McCabe – ProcurementGarry McCabe – Buyer, Procurement

Luxfer is a world leader in high performance magnesium alloy technology and have pushed the boundaries of the magnesium world to create new metals for many markets. I wanted to be a part of that. I joined in June 2011 and have enjoyed helping our customers use magnesium alloys safely and effectively ever since.

Bill Warfield – Sales and MarketingBill Warfield – Sector Manager – Oil and Gas, Sales and Marketing

I joined in 2017 to project manage an upgrade of old infrastructure facilities and to deliver effective solutions. To do this, I have to deal with colleagues at all levels. What has impressed me is that the entire workforce, in all areas, is conscientious, friendly and professional. I am confident that the business will become even more successful because this hi-tech business has great people who are willing to listen and help in all kinds of ways to achieve our vision.

Graham Nimbley – Infrastructure and Process TechnologyGraham Nimbley – Engineering Projects Manager, Infrastructure and Process Technology

It’s a great place to work with a supportive, motivating environment and lots of challenges!

Ian Buckley – Sector Manager – Zirconium Healthcare and OxidesIan Buckley – Sector Manager – Zirconium Healthcare and Oxides, Sales and Marketing


What is Zirconium Oxide?

June 22nd, 2021|

Zirconium Oxide (ZrO2), also known as Zirconia, boasts the highest mechanical strength and fracture toughness compared to other fine grained ceramics.

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