DMM is proud to have attained the Investors in People (IIP) gold standard, joining the top seven percent of accredited organisations across the UK.
28 October, 2016
DMM recently demonstrated RFID (radio frequency identification) technology integrated into metal products as small as carabiners, with one of the benefits being enhanced traceability.
10 November, 2015
DMM's state-of-the-art belay device, the Pivot, wins an Industry Award at OutDoor Friedrichshafen. It was judged to be outstanding in its degree of innovation, functionality, design and workmanship.
15 July, 2015
Albert Wenk has seen huge changes in the outdoor trade during his 40 years of working in the business. While at Mammut he introduced the forerunner of 'soft shell' fabric to climbing and Duodess ropes. Since leaving there in 2009 he has worked as DMM's Swiss agent.
09 January, 2015
DMM has taken delivery of a new Mazak Nexus 4000-III CNC machine that will dramatically increase its capacity for the precision machining of forged components.
13 October, 2014
Skiing may seem a long way removed from climbing equipment but the same technical skills in working with metal are necessary for bespoke products such as the DMM manufactured components used in these new Marker Kingpin tech ski bindings.
15 September, 2014
DMM are partnering with safety management software specialists, Papertrail, to easily record inspections of climbing and fall protection equipment.
04 September, 2014
Thirty-five staff from the well-known outdoor retailer, Cotswold Outdoor, have been with us for a couple of days this week; for the first of two courses we're running along with Lyon Outdoor.
10 April, 2014
DMM staff have been looking pretty in pink supporting our fund raising efforts for the charity, Against Breast Cancer, by buying a DMM Professional pink 'ribbon' t-shirt, with all proceeds going to the charity.
11 October, 2013
One of DMM's Polish distributors, Camper, along with four climbers they support in Poland, visited us in north Wales for a three-day 'behind the scenes' look at our prouducts, that of course included going climbing.
26 September, 2013
DMM has been busy over the summer and autumn reinvesting in the company to improve efficiency and support product development. “In engineering, as with any other business, it's important to keep up with and take advantage of technological change."
07 November, 2012
All the materials used in climbing equipment have to be carefully considered. The collaborative efforts of Distrupol and DMM, in finding a plastic to meet the requirements for use with the Dragon Cam, won them a national award.
05 February, 2012
When DMM's production line falls silent for the Christmas break it'll be especially poignant for Gareth Hughes, who will not be returning, as he's taking retirement after 24 years working on the shop floor.
22 December, 2011
DMM regularly uses its testing facilities and engineering expertise to help out with university research, as well as working with commercial partners on product development. The latest university researcher to drop-in was examining the strength of abandoned and retired climbing kit.
12 December, 2011
DMM's strong export growth helps it win Welsh Exporter of the Year in the Daily Post Achievement Wales Awards.
06 December, 2011