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Sustainable Metal Fabrications Award

Hydram Achieves Silver EcoVadis Rating North East metal fabrication company Hydram Sheet Metalwork has been rated Silver in its 2024 EcoVadis sustainability assessment, placing it among the top 15% of rated companies.  EcoVadis is the World‘s most trusted business sustainability rating and is regarded as a global standard for business sustainability.  It screens more than [...]

JOSCAR Accredited Sheet Metal Fabricator

Ensuring Excellence in Defence and Aerospace Supply Chains North East sheet metal fabricator Hydram Engineering is proud to announce the achievement of JOSCAR accreditation for a second year, and continues as a JOSCAR accredited fabricator. Hydram was established in 1977 with excellent customer service as its founding principle, and over more than 40 years it […]

Dynamic Group Apprentice Residential 2022

The 2022 Dynamic group residential experience for first-year apprentices from Hydram Engineering, and fellow Dynamic group company Dynamic Aerospace Fabrications took place between the 8th and 10th of November. This year the group stayed in the amazingly picturesque Featherstone Castle, a grand thirteenth Century castle in Northumberland. The Grade 1 listed building was the ideal [...]

Investing to Meet Post-Covid Demand

Strong Customer Demand Sees Investment at Fabrication Company North East-based engineering company Hydram, a leading specialist in precision sheet metal fabrications, has recently (September 2022) completed a significant programme of investments in an attempt to satisfy increasing demand from its customers.    From heating and ventilation, rail (both rolling stock and trackside), through to off-highway [...]

Fabricator Retains Quality, Safety and Environmental Accreditation

Well-established North-East subcontract sheet metal fabricator, Hydram Engineering, retains its existing ISO standards following an audit by SGS in September 2021. This recertification was carried out to the requirements of ISO 9001 (quality standard), ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety standard) and ISO 14001 (environmental standard) in a combined audit.  With COVID-19 precautions for visitors […]

2021 Apprentices Welcomed at Hydram

Engineering Apprenticeships at Hydram Hydram Engineering welcomed the newest group of engineering technician apprentices to the business in September 2021. Six young people from across the region began their apprenticeships, bringing the number of current apprentices studying towards the nationally recognised Engineering Technician level 3 qualification to nine. Hydram has always had a strong ethos […]

Hydram Obtains Cyber Essentials

Hydram Engineering has obtained certification to Cyber Essentials demonstrating its commitment to protecting both its business and customers’ data against cyberattack.  The government backed Cyber Essentials scheme provides independent verification that cyber threats to the business have been understood and appropriate cyber security measures are in place.  To achieve certification an assessment is made against […]

Hydram and Hitachi Rail – Main Line to Success!

Since 2013, Hitachi Rail has spent over £1.8bn with UK suppliers, including with local company Hydram Engineering. Hitachi Rail's success with the Intercity Express Programme (IEP) - supplying new fleets for the East Coast and Great Western Main Lines - has helped to create a supply chain of over 1,400 individual suppliers.  This includes over [...]

Fully Armed with FARO QuantumM

Hydram Chooses the Latest FaroArm Inspection Arm Quality is central to Hydram’s business philosophy. In addition to holding an impressive list of customer specific approvals, the business is certified to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard, the ISO 3834-2 and EN 15085-2 Welding Standards and the DIN 6701 standard for adhesive bonding related to the rail industry. […]

Sheet Metal Fabricator adds to Delivery Fleet

Hydram raises its game with 16-tonne Mercedes-Benz Atego from Bell Truck and Van Metal fabrications specialist Hydram Engineering has responded to increased demand from customers by commissioning its biggest truck yet, a 16-tonner from the Mercedes-Benz Atego range which has been providing reliable service for upwards of 20 years. Based in Chilton, County Durham, the […]

Dynamic Announces Creation of Dynamic Aerospace Fabrications

On June 10th 2019, The Dynamic Metals Group confirmed its acquisition of the aerospace division of Paul Fabrications.  The new company will begin trading as Dynamic Aerospace Fabrications Ltd (DAFL). The Dynamic Metals Group ( is a privately-owned business with its main headquarters in Michigan, USA.  The new acquisition will join its existing portfolio of […]

Hydram Achieves Rail Bonding Standard DIN 6701

Hydram Engineering is pleased to announce that it has attained certification to Bonding Standard DIN 6701-2, the accreditation for the use of adhesive bonding in the manufacture of rail vehicles and parts of rail vehicles. DIN 6701 is a series of standards comprising a comprehensive set of rules for quality assurance in the field of [...]

Hydram Achieves ISO 45001 Health & Safety Standard

Following an external audit by NDC Training & Consultancy Hydram has been successful in obtaining the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety standard. Sheet metal fabrication supplier Hydram obtained the previous OHSAS 18001 health and safety standard in 2012 and made the commitment to transition to the new standard, which was published in March 2018, as soon [...]

Hydram Celebrates 40 Years!

A business that began originally as a retirement project now occupies a site of over 115,000 sq. ft., has over 250 employees by June 2018 is one of the largest single source sheet metal fabrication suppliers in the UK.  Hydram Engineering was founded in 1977 by the late Harry Young, with his children John Young, [...]

Dynamic Announces Acquisition of Hydram

Dynamic Aerospace and Defence Ltd. confirmed their acquisition of Hydram Engineering Ltd. on June 7th 2018, acquiring the total shareholding in the business. Dynamic ( is a privately-owned business with its main headquarters in Michigan, USA. Hydram is Dynamic’s first acquisition outside the US, joining Dynamic’s existing portfolio of companies – Gem City, Dynamic Metals […]

Hydram Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard

In October 2017 subcontract sheet metalwork supplier Hydram Engineering Ltd. announced that it has achieved certification under the latest revision of ISO 9001:2015 after undergoing a two-day independent audit of its Quality Management System. Hydram had attained the previous revision of the standard, ISO 9001:2008, in 2009 and has been successful in updating its system […]

Fabrication Company Attains Rail Welding Standard BS EN 15085-2

Hydram Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has attained certification to BS EN 15085 Class 2, the accreditation for Welding of Railway Vehicles and Components (CWRVC). Certification for Welding of Railway Vehicles and Components (CWRVC) is commonly specified by rail industry customers sourcing fabricated components and sub-assemblies, as well as complete vehicles, as […]

Fabrication Company Retains ISO:14001 Environmental Standard

Following a 2-day audit leading North East precision metal fabrication company Hydram Sheet Metalwork has retained the ISO:14001 Environmental Standard which it has held since 2010. World class metal fabrication company Conforming to the standard can lead to benefits such as reduced cost of waste management, savings in consumption of energy and materials, and lower […]