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Washington Metalworks Ltd

9 - North East and Cumbria

Profile

Washington Metalworks are a large specialist metalwork company established in 1985, based in the North of England offering a wide variety of services. We serve clients nationally and internationally offering them a comprehensive range of services in both ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

Our complete service offers consultation, design, production, delivery and installation to the highest standard with computer controlled dynamic resourcing so that realistic delivery times can be met.

Equipment

Manusoft Dynamic Production Control System
Washington Metalworks operate Manusoft Dynamic Production Control System which includes.

  • Capacity Planning for all Production Areas.
  • Real Time Shop floor Data Capture for Product times.
  • Estimate and Invoice Capabilities.

3D Solid Works Design
SolidWorks 3D CAD solutions enable us to quickly transform new ideas into great products. Its intuitive interface and powerful design capabilities drive smarter, faster product development that powers our company’s success. Easy-to-use yet powerful toolsets, clear communication of design information, virtual prototyping, and quick generation of manufacturing-ready drawings and data give us the distinct advantage in a competitive market.

Our design team can help maximise the final product with advice on design, material selection and production techniques. Essentially we have the ability to find the optimum solution. This is all supported by the latest CAD/CAM facilities with flexibility to accept most file formats.  Add to this our Manusoft and we have the facility to provide consistency and accuracy from prototype work to batch and repeat orders.

CNC 5kw Trumpf 5030 Laser / Twin Cell
Recent Investment Has Seen The Arrival Of a Fully Automated Laser Cell

Comprising of two 5kw Lasers accompanied by the horizontal lift master and a 29 compartment Trustore, allowing up to 90 tons of various steels to be processed

Our system which is the first of its kind in the UK, allows us to offer our customers unprecedented levels of variation and production solutions.

CNC Multi Turret FINN Power Punch
Washington Metalworks offer various punching solutions in the form of Automated E6 Technology.

The E6 allows us to offer customers a wide range of punching solutions from up forms, countersinks through to louvres and perforations.
E technology is what drives the E6 which has automatic on load and off load facility with maximum 3m x 1.5m brushed bed.
The E6 process is backed up by FINN Power F5-25 Multi Turrett Punching Machine.

CNC Press Brake
Washington Metalworks extensive bending suite of 14 Press Brakes ranging from 1metre to 4metres in length.

Our Bending cells can be set for anything from high-volume production to one-off prototypes.
We have invested significantly in a wide range of tooling options for various materials.
Our pressing and radius tooling offers our customers guaranteed solutions to any of their folding needs.
We adopt the philosophy that "If we can`t bend it, no one can"

CNC Pem Press Insertion
Our Pem insertion cell is equipped to install self clinching fasteners from M2 to M10.
Automatic feed of fastenings speeds the process up.

Fabrication / Welding
We carry in excess of 70 fabricators to serve our customers fabrication needs.

Our time served tradesmen have the skills and expertise to tackle any fabrication in various metals using the latest fabrication techniques and welding resources.
Our Apprentice scheme ensures we have continuity of that skill for the future.
The variation of product we manufacture makes it an ideal facility in which our apprentices learn their trade.
Our Welders are Lloyds Register approved in using MIG and TIG welding processes across a wide variety of materials, weld qualifications and welding set calibrations are carried out to maintain these records.

Architectural Division
Our Architectural Division boasts an exotic portfolio of decorative metalwork, our Solidworks 3D Design software enables us to visualise the end product before manufacture commences. "Quality Remains Long After Price Is Forgotten"

Powder Coating, Wet Paint and Shot Blast Facility.
Our in-house paint facility gives us total control over the paint processes we cover.
Automated online with 5 stage pretreatment and reciprocators enables consistency to be achieved on panel work.
Our skilled painters are able to provide craftsman like finish on intricate work.

Final Assembly Facility
Our in-house fitting teams have the flexibility to put the finishing touches to a wide variation of product.

Final assembly of product completed to arrive on customers production lines as and when required.
Quality checks completed and signed off before despatch.
Pressure testing on tanks and vessels as to specifications required.

Logistics
Washington Metalworks Limited based in Tyne and Wear which is the heart of Manufacturing and Engineering in the North East of England.

Our location is close to the cities International Airport, Rail Station & major motorway networks providing the flexibility to deliver quickly and efficiently to anywhere in the UK.
We manage our own transport fleet (with full Road Angel Vehicle Tracking Capability) which enables us to react precisely to our customers needs.
We have trading history with European business and are happy to export our products overseas throughout Europe.

 

Contact

Address
Bath Road
Felling
Gateshead
NE10 0LH
United Kingdom
Number of employees
201 - 500
Turnover
£14,000,000

Capabilities

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