Millbrook provides vehicle test and validation services and systems to customers in the automotive, transport, tyre, petrochemical and defence industries. It is independent and impartial in everything it does.
It has a range of test facilities for full vehicles, tyres and components located in the UK, the USA and Northern Finland.
At its Proving Ground in the UK, Millbrook has 70km of varied test tracks, including hill routes, high speed areas and challenging off road courses. Its professional drivers and engineers perform repeatable tests on all types of vehicles in a secure and safe environment. It has a range of test facilities for components and full vehicles. These include engine dynamometers, environmental chambers, e-motor and e-axle test cells, portable emissions measurement systems (PEMS), crash laboratories, interior systems laboratories, battery test facilities and advanced emissions chassis dynamometers.
Millbrook’s winter test facility, Test World, is based in Northern Finland and specialises in vehicle and tyre testing in winter conditions.
The team is expert at preparing snow and ice tracks for repeatable testing and at performing development and type approval tests on tyres.
Test World introduced innovation to the tyre industry with the world’s first indoor winter tyre test facility. The facility opened in 2012 offering snow and ice traction and braking. Snow handling was added in 2015. With the addition of new indoor test facilities in 2018, it is the first in the industry to offer testing on natural snow, ice and wet and dry asphalt in one location, 365 days a year.
In the USA, Millbrook runs driveline test laboratories in Michigan and California. As systems integrator, it designs, builds, installs, and services dynamometer test systems. It deploys the best technical specialists and project managers in the business to offer test services and equipment to customers in the automotive, transport and petrochemical industries.
Millbrook’s employees are passionate about safety, customer service and technical excellence; they take pride in delivering exactly what their customers want, whether that is a vehicle test, engineered solution or smooth-running conference. Millbrook develops its people so that they remain at the leading edge of their specialist fields and contribute to the development of future regulations.
All of this combines to make the Millbrook an integral part of the industries it serves and an ideal partner at any stage in the development and launch of the vehicles of tomorrow.
Millbrook is part of Spectris plc.
Passionate about Safety, Customer Service and Technical Excellence