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.
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.
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.
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 core value is simple. Our thinking and decisions are guided by the philosophy of you win, we win.
Meet The Team
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.
Design Engineer and Project Manager
Darrell joined the group in 2008 and has touched almost every aspect of the business. This extensive experience has given him the foundation to excel in his role as design engineer, account manager and project leader.
Head of Sales
Proud to be involved within UK Manufacturing 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.
Rod joined Daro in 2006 having worked in engineering and manufacturing since the early 1990s. His role is to manage the production team ensuring customers’ expectations are met with quality products and on-time deliveries.
Head of Group Finance and Human Resources
Sarah is Group head of finance and human resources, overseeing the accounts, HR, IT and health & safety of the Group. She joined Daro in 2004 as office manager and between then and 2011, in her own time, she studied to qualify as a Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). Sarah’s knowledge of Group’s companies helps Mervyn and the management team to develop the strategic direction for the entire Group.
Head of Marketing
Karen joined the group in 2019 bringing over 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing. Her role is to develop marketing strategies across the group, lead the branding to create consistency whilst maintaining individuality. Working across a number of companies with individual complexities is a challenge she is more than happy to rise to.
Head of Group Technologies
Carl joined the group in 2019 bringing 20 years’ experience in the electrical and lighting industry. His role is to lead Daro Specialist Lighting; incorporating Light Years Ahead & Light by Design. He also leads technical development at Group level.
Head of Compliance and Quality Assurance
Dave Joined Daro in 2017 as operations manager in connectivity. Prior to that he worked in a number of Telecom related companies for 35 years. He brings highly valuable experience in design and production engineering.
Jason joined Daro in 2007. Previously working as the procurement manager for UV Systems and Wedeco UV Systems Plc. He brings 20 years’ purchasing experience to the group.
Finance Assistant and Business Support
Rachel joined Daro in 2017. She’s the voice and face of the Group as she’s the first point of contact. 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. A busy lady with a permanent smile.