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About Daro Manufacturing Services

Founded in 2000, Daro Manufacturing Services is an integral part of Daro Group.

Our robust British design, development, fabrication and product assembly services are based on strong foundations of many decades of expertise.

We have developed a streamlined process to ensure your experience of working with us is straightforward and transparent.

Being part of Daro Group, we benefit from the wider support of the Group’s central resources such as strategic planning, sales & marketing, financial planning & management and on-going investment.

Our-Vision - Daro Manufacturing Services, Sudbury, Suffolk, UK

Building on many decades of expertise, our vision is to be recognised as the most trusted, agile and responsive British manufacturing partner delivering solutions to problems from specification to prototyping through to production, assembly and delivery.

Our Mission - Daro Manufacturing Services, Sudbury, Suffolk, UK

Investing in our valued resources our mission is to deliver design and production excellence as standard for our wide range of customers across diverse sectors.

Our Strategy - Daro Manufacturing Services, Sudbury, Suffolk, UK

Integrating decades of design, product and service expertise our agile structure adopts lean manufacturing processes to generate growth for longevity. Our customers will benefit from our continuous investment in equipment, processes and people to ensure our engineering needs of tomorrow are met.

Our Values - Daro Manufacturing Services, Sudbury, Suffolk, UK

Our core value is simple. Our thinking and decisions are guided by the philosophy of you win, we win.

Meet The Team

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Paul Fox

Director of Manufacturing

Paul joined Daro in 2023 bringing extensive experience as an operations leader in various manufacturing businesses. Paul is responsible for leadership of the manufacturing operations and driving a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Stuart Clarke

Stuart Clarke

Head of Sales

Stuart has 30 years’ experience of subcontract sheet metal & plastic vacuum forming. He joined Daro as sales manager 2011 and has always been passionate about this industry. He thrives on continuous learning and improvement and welcomes each new opportunity and fresh challenge that every day brings.

Darrell Jamieson

Darrell Jamieson

Manufacturing Lead

Darrell joined the group in 2008 and has touched almost every aspect of the business. This extensive experience has given him the ideal foundation to excel in his role as design engineer and manufacturing lead, driving continuous improvement through our production processes

Rod Debenham

Rod Debenham

Planning Lead

Rod joined Daro in 2006 having worked in engineering and manufacturing since the early 1990s. His role is to plan production ensuring customers’ expectations are met with quality products deliverd on-time and in full.

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Matt Pilgrim


Matt joined Daro in 2021, bringing 19 years’ engineering experience and leads Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental standards across the Group. Matt is NEBOSH and IOSH qualified, ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 and 31000 trained as well as holding a Green Belt in Six Sigma.

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Ian Bianchi

Account Manager

Ian joined the group in 2001 and has experienced almost every aspect of the business, with particular expertise within the vacuum forming department and plastics. Since 2017 he has been the account manager for Light Years Ahead specialist anti-ligature and vandal resistant lighting.

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Rafal Makaruk

Goods in / Goods Out and Stores Controller

Raf joined the company in 2017 and his role has evolved continuously since. Raf is responsible for ensuring supplier goods are booked in and stored efficiently along with ensuring customer deliveries are planned in line with customers’ expectations.

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Mervyn Douglas

Mervyn Douglas

Managing Director

Mervyn joined Daro in 2016 bringing 20 years’ experience in business and finance. His role is to lead the strategic direction of Daro, managing continuous investment in resources to enable people, businesses and the group to achieve their long-term objectives.

Sarah Pennock

Sarah Pennock

Group Finance Director

Sarah is Group finance director and a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). Since joining Daro in 2004 Sarah’s role has continuously developed to now overseeing group finance and human resources.

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Becky Bishop


Becky joined Daro Group in 2022, bringing 16 years of accountancy experience with her. Becky’s primary role is overseeing the management accounts across the group. Her excellent organisational skills, methodical working processes and very approachable nature make her excellently suited to the role.

Rachel Miles

Rachel Miles

Finance Assistant and
Business Support

Rachel joined Daro in 2017. In addition to making our customers, suppliers and visitors feel very welcome she assists with the accounts and works closely with all of the business divisions where needed.

To discuss our next challenge, please contact us either by calling 01787 881191, or email we’d be delighted to hear from you.