Professional Model Production

Malcolm Nicholls Ltd 50 years of experience and unrivalled reputation for quality.

Prototype Model Maker

When Malcolm Nicholls founded MNL back in 1971 he built our reputation on his skill, craftsmanship, and traditional model making. Traditional model making is still at the heart of our business. We utilise multiple skills, techniques and technologies to produce the very best 3D representation of a part, whether that’s for design verification or functional testing.

Model Production

Over the past 50 years of business MNL have worked on a wide variety of projects including;

Scale luxury yachts, military models of tanks, 20ft long door safety systems for the Chinese underground, full size Perkins diesel engine, Mira test models and wind tunnel test models for nuclear storage sites, to name but a few.

Today, with the combination of Model making and Hi-Tech 3D printing machines, Projects that used to take months now only take a matter of days

Scan Data was Manipulated by MNL CAD Department to Incorporate the Sketched Scene

Our Customers

Our customers communicate their part designs to us in every combination of media, from 2D paper sketches, basic surface data in IGES or native-CAD format, to fully detailed solid/surface 3D CAD models.

Whether it is a detailed section of a building elevation or a fully functional engineering model or even an intricate medical component, our team of model makers will have the expertise and skills to advise the client on the appropriate construction method for their project.

Our Expertise

Concept models, block models, architectural models, POS, trophies, scale models, photographic models, exhibition models, models for television, large fabricated models and wind tunnel models etc.

“Can Making Machine” – Exhibition Display Model

MNL were tasked with not only to produce a scale model of a machine but to also make it semi function.

Drayton Manor Hotel Carousel

Incredible Large Scale Model of The Famous Drayton Manor Carosel From Design to Reality: The Power of Prototyping Malcolm Nicholls Ltd: Bringing the Iconic Large Scale Model of the Drayton Manor Carousel to Life with a blend of 3D Printing, Vacuum Casting...

Type 45 Destroyer – Defence Exhibition Model

Traditional Model Making at it's finest, here we demonstrate a blend of old and new technologies to create this fantastic Defence Exhibition Model  ... The Type 45 model was commissioned as a...

Kenwood Coffee Machine

Kenwood Coffee Machine Bringing the Kenwood Coffee Dream to Life: Flawless Prototyping with Malcolm Nicholls Ltd SLA Expertise Kenwood Coffee Machine Prototype Success: How MNL's SLA Expertise Brewed Perfection Challenge: KDO, the design brains behind the...

Layered Door Concept Mirror Model

When Invention meets Innovation When First Tier Automotive supplier UT Automotive wanted a concept car door to show off their radically different fuel saving wing mirror system, they...

Full Size Engine Mockup

In their 40 plus years Malcolm Nicholls Limited (MNL) has worked closely with the automotive sectors in most departments if not all. MNL were approached by a 1st tier automotive supplier. Their...

Power from Waste – 3D Printed Scale Model

Power From Waste - 3D Printed Scale Model MNL delivers a show-stopping architectural 3D Printed scale model for the environmental industry, utilising 3D printing and expert craftsmanship to meet a tight deadline and budget. Learn how we can bring your next...

Looking to Produce Multiple Parts?

We can produce anything from one to thousands