Why Choose Hydram Sheet Metalwork?

Choosing a subcontract sheet metal fabrication company can be hard.  Why do companies choose Hydram Sheet Metalwork as their manufacturing partner?

Hydram Sheet Metalwork is one of the UK’s leading subcontract precision sheet metal fabrication companies, offering a full single-source service from design to manufacture, extensive capacity and a broad customer base.

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Your Complete Manufacturing Partner

With comprehensive facilities and equipment in excess of £4m in its 135,000 square foot factory, a professional project management team of account managers, project engineers, design engineers, quality technicians and fully trained and committed production staff, Hydram aims to deliver a World Class service providing precision sheet metal fabrications. Hydram is a financially sound, highly experienced supply chain partner, with an established and enviable reputation in the subcontract precision sheet metal fabrication marketplace manufacturing metal products and components in volumes from prototypes for our established customers to full production batches in the low thousands.

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Hydram Facts:

  • Established 1977
  • Based in North East UK
  • Sheet Metalwork Subcontractor
  • Chilton Factory 135,000 square feet
  • Over 300 Employees
  • Extensive Certification
  • Extensive Capabilities
  • Broad Customer Base
  • Dynamic Group Company 2018
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Quality certification

Hydram is certified to the following quality standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • ISO 3834-2 Welding Standard
  • BS EN 15085-2 CL1 CWRVC Welding Standard
  • DIN 6701 standard for adhesive bonding in rail industry

Hydram is also certified to:

  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Standard
  • ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety

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Continuous Improvement

Hydram follows a continuous improvement strategy and has invested in the latest production technologies and capacity to ensure that its precision sheet metal fabrication processes are flexible, precise and efficient.  The business is committed to achieving outstanding customer service for all its customers, and is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard, the ISO 14001 Environmental Standard and the ISO 45001 Health and Safety Standard.

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Sheet Metal Subcontractor

Hydram Sheet Metalwork supplies metal products, components and precision sheet metal fabrications to market leading companies in industries such as rail, bus, lighting, furniture, earth-moving machinery and white goods.  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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Cost Control

Hydram sheet metal fabrication company’s continuous improvement strategy allows improvements to be driven either directly from the shopfloor or through the formation of focused project teams.  Shopfloor exercises are performed periodically on a section by section basis to make general improvements across all production activities.  In specific customer cases, Hydram operates a tiered approach to cost reduction problem solving:

  • Existing Process Improvement
  • Process Substitution / Replacement
  • Product Improvement
  • Investment in Automation
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Hydram recognises the importance of on time deliveries and operates a fleet of seven vehicles in order to help meet customer demands.  Ranging from a 3.5 tonne panel to trucks up to 16 tonne gross vehicle weight, Hydram delivers sheet metal fabrications nationwide.

The Dynamic Metals Group

Hydram works closely with associate 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 the supply of precision metal components for the aerospace, defence, automotive and rail sectors.