Munro Instruments manufactures specialist scientific equipment and instrumentation. Founded in 1864 the company is recognised worldwide for its innovative spirit and exceptional versatility.
We currently operate across three core product lines:
We supply to organisations worldwide, including meteorological offices, airports, defence ministries, power stations and offshore rigs. Our Pendulum Tester is used by many of the world's leading tile and flooring manufacturers, tyre companies, highway authorities, forensic engineers and health-and-safety consultants.
To this day Munro Instruments remains a bastion of high-quality British manufacturing. Our history is strongly rooted in the London and Essex area, having occupied various premises in Lambeth, Clerkenwell, Kings Cross, Tottenham, Bounds Green, Barking and Redbridge. Our factory and offices are currently located in Harlow.
In 2019 Munro Instruments became part of the MRC group of companies. We now offer an extensive range of laboratory Equipment. Visit our dedicated laboratory website for more information.
We have also joined forces with Grip Potential, a leading slip risk consultancy. Visit the Grip Potential website for information on the range of services on offer.
Across three centuries, Munro Instruments has been a leading light in the field of meteorological and environmental monitoring. We are proud to be continuing this important work started by Robert William Munro in 1864.
We are enormously proud of our history. Founded by R.W. Munro in 1864, the company quickly established itself as a world leader in precision instrumentation. Below are some key events in the company's history:
A number of these early instruments now reside in the Science Museum in London.