Large Sheet Metal Fabrication Company

About Hydram Sheet Metalwork

Established in 1977 and employing over 250 people in its 135,000 square foot facility, Hydram Sheet Metalwork is one of the largest sheet metal fabrication companies in Europe. It offers the full range of subcontract engineering services including laser cutting, CNC punching, panel bending and folding, tube laser cutting and tube bending, fabrication, powder coating, wet painting and assembly from its site in Chilton, County Durham, UK.

Markets and Sectors

Hydram Sheet Metalwork supplies metal products, components and precision sheet metal fabrications to market leading companies in industries such as railway, public transport, lighting, furniture, earth-moving machinery/off-highway vehicles and white goods. The company is committed to providing outstanding manufacturing services working closely with customers to establish long-term partnerships.

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Hydram Facts:

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Sheet metalwork subcontractor Hydram is certified to the following standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • 3834-2 Welding Standard
  • BS EN 15085-2 CL1 CWRVC Welding Standard
  • DIN 6701 Standard for adhesive bonding in rail industry
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Standard
  • ISO 45001 Health and Safety Standard

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Laser cutting, welding, painting and assembly company

As one of the UK’s largest sheet metal companies, Hydram owns three Bystronic laser cutting machines and two Trumpf punching machines all of them complete with tower storage and full automation.  The existing plant list also includes a total of fourteen multi-axis pressbrakes, three robotic welding cells, two tube-cutting lasers, three powder coating lines and much more.  With automated processes and extensive ISO accreditation, Hydram is positioned as a leading precision fabrication company within the UK subcontract metalwork market.  See the capacity list here.

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Sheet Metal Subcontractor

ISO accredited experts in sheet metal manufacture, Hydram supplies precision metal components and fabrications for the defence, railway, automotive, transportation and industrial sectors.  Hydram’s success is founded on customer satisfaction, aiming to achieve maximum productivity, quality and level of service whilst maintaining competitive prices through its continuous improvement ethos and by working closely with customers to establish long term partnerships.

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Your Complete Manufacturing Partner

Hydram offers a potential new customer a financially sound, highly experienced supply chain partner, with an established and enviable reputation in the subcontract precision sheet metal fabrication marketplace. Hydram manufactures metal products and components in volumes from prototypes for our established customers to full production batches in the low thousands.

Dynamic Metals Group

Hydram works closely with associate sheet metal companies within the Dynamic Metals Group accessing knowledge and expertise across a wide range of industrial sectors. Dynamic is a privately-owned business with its main headquarters in Michigan USA, comprising of a group of companies based in the US mid-west and the UK, having an established reputation specialising in supplying precision metal components for the aerospace, defence, automotive and rail sectors.