Physical Digital Appoint New Business Development Manager

tim-and-steve-handshake-websitePhysical Digital is delighted to welcome Steve Fletcher into the team of the award-winning 3D optical measurement company. Steve brings a wealth of engineering experience to the new role of Business Development Manager at this thriving firm.

Physical Digital® is expanding due to continued exceptional demand for our portfolio of 3D measurement services. Now the company is announcing the creation of a Business Development Manager to assist our team of dedicated engineering professionals.


Watch our video interview of Steve here.

3D measurement services across many industries

Since 2005, Physical Digital has been providing 3D measurement services to a wide variety of clients from many industry sectors. The company has gained an enviable reputation for excellence and professionalism, utilising the internationally-respected Gesellschaft für Optische Messtechnik (GOM) 3D optical scanning systems.

We are now pleased to welcome on board Steve Fletcher into the role of Business Development Manager to service a growing number of clients across high-value sectors such as aerospace, automotive, motorsport and marine. Steve explains that he is looking forward to the flexibility of working for Physical Digital’s 3D measurement team helping to solve engineering problems: “I’m excited to be involved with a diverse range of industries again. I enjoy the challenge of helping to develop solutions around clients’ problems, which requires us to think outside the box and bring applications from other industry sectors.”

Exceptional customer service from Steve Fletcher

In a career that began as a Toolmaker at Rolls Royce, Steve has gained significant experience of the aerospace and metrology sectors and a reputation as a respected conference speaker.  A strong team player, Steve’s passion to inspire and enhance great customer service fits perfectly with Physical Digital’s ethos of delivering exceptional service to our clients.

Tim Rapley, Physical Digital’s MD, is delighted to have Steve on board, saying, “With a sound reputation and the experience that Steve brings across different sectors, we will be ensuring that clients across many industries are aware of the advantages offered by our high-accuracy 3D measurement services.”

Steve brings a breadth of knowledge of non-contact metrology and its applications within high-value manufacturing such as the aerospace industry. His experience and expertise are combined with an ability to communicate the techniques and benefits that 3D metrology brings to the processes and applications of engineering and manufacturing. Outside work, Steve is an active member of his local rugby club and enjoys outdoor pursuits including hiking and mountain biking.

To contact Steve, email

ScanBox 5120 provides automated measurement services

Our 3D measurement services include 3D scanning, quality inspection and reverse engineering. We have consistently demonstrated innovation and development in our metrology business, including the recent establishment of the UK’s first GOM ScanBox 5120 contract automated 3D measurement facility. Located in the heart of the country to better service our clients in the North and Midlands, the facility provides engineering and manufacturing companies with access to world-class metrology services without the need for capital investment.

Our metrology experts also offer automotive benchmarking services, turbine blade inspection, digital assembly and aerodynamic testing, as well as providing dent and buckle reports and deformation measurement, among many other services.

For more information on how our specialist team can assist your 3D measurement, inspection and reverse engineering requirements, email Steve or contact us.