Corporate Overview

Iain Macleod Associates have been providing consultancy and training services for industry since 1991.

Much of our work consists of training in Geometrical Tolerancing and other subjects related to technical product specification. Our training courses are usually delivered on-site for clients, and are tailored to reflect the nature of the client’s business. Find out more about our courses here.

We also offer a range of consultancy services, assisting clients with anything from the interpretation of a particular tolerance requirement, through the authoring of company standards, to the development and mentoring of technical personnel.

Iain Macleod Associates work with clients ranging from large multinationals to SMEs in a wide variety of industry sectors, including:

  • aerospace
  • defence
  • formula 1 racing
  • automotive
  • nuclear
  • oil and gas
  • scientific research
  • medical
  • materials handling
  • consumer products

Iain Macleod is a Visiting Professor at Chengdu University of Information Technology.

Iain Macleod is actively involved in national and international technical committees responsible for standards in this field:

ISO Technical Committees:

TC213 – chair
Dimensional and geometrical product specification and verification

TC213/AG1 – chair
Strategic planning

TC213/WG17 – Convenor
Facilitation of use of GPS

TC213/WG18 – Principle UK Expert
Geometrical tolerancing standards

TC213/TC10 Joint Study Group – co-chair
Liaison between TC213 and TC10

BSI Technical Committees:

TPR/1 – chair
All aspects of Technical Product Specification and GPS

TPR/1/1 – chair
ISO/TC 213 Geometrical Product Specification

TPR/1/3 – member
Digital product definition & 3D CAD

TPR/1/6 – member
Education and training

TPR/1/8 – chair
Responsible for BS 8888

ASME Technical Committees:

ASME Technical Committee Y14 subcommittee 5 Support Group (ASME Y14.5 SG) – member
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing – responsible for the ASME Y14.5 standard.