Sheet Metal Fabrication Processes


Alpha Manufacturing is able to offer a complete “one-stop shop” service for customers with sheet metal fabrication requirements. Our extensive capabilities in CAD design, Prototyping, Laser Cutting, Laser/Punch Combination, CNC Punching, CNC Folding, CNC Turning, CNC Machining, Welding, Powder Coating and Assembly mean that we can offer the complete sub-contract service.



Our experienced design team works hard to build a close relationship with customers and ensure that all assemblies are consistently successful at the prototyping stage. A 3D environment is used to develop all of our sheet metal fabrication products.


Alpha XP Prototyping

Looking for metal prototyping with a quick turnaround? Alpha’s expert in-house metal prototyping service, "Alpha XP" utilises state of the art machinery combined with a wealth of engineering knowledge.


Laser Cutting

Our continued dedication to investment in the latest technologies means that our laser the cutting department is second to none. The latest addition to our Laser cutting department was theTrumpf Tru-Laser 3030 fibre laser machine.


Laser/Punch Combination

A versatile, reliable service, Alpha’s Laser/Punch offering allows complete flexibility to manufacture punched details (for example louvres and ribs) and laser profiling in one seamless process.


CNC Punching

Our expert CNC punching facilities provide unbeatable productivity, reliability and flexibility through automated "lights out" production. Our specialist CNC punching team have a wealth of knowledge to ensure that we always provide the most suitable punching solution for our customers needs.


CNC Folding

Alpha are able to offer a wide range of metal folding solutions form manual press brake folding to automated panel bending and fully automated robotic folding. This means that we're always able to provide a suitable and efficient method to meet the needs of each customer.


CNC Turning

Our Turning department utilise state of the art machining centres to produce the highest quality turned parts. Our most recent CNC Turning investment is the Mazak Nexus 250 MSY.


CNC Machining

A state of the art 3-axis machining centre means that we're capable of machining extremely complex profiles and shapes in a range of materials with accuracy.



We offer MIG welding, TIG welding, robotic welding, projection welding and spot welding for aluminium, mild steel and stainless steel.


Oxide Edge Removal

At Alpha, we use an automated Lissmac SBM M 1000 which allows us to offer highly-effective, two-sided removal of oxide layers on lasered sheets using only one work process.


Powder Coating

Our dedicated in-house powder coating plant ensures tight control in terms of both efficiency and delivery – this ensures that our highest priority is always quality.



Our delivery process makes sure that we have control over the entire logistics chain.


Sheet Metal Assembly

From simple assemblies to complex large scale builds, Alpha's dedicated assembly team ensure that finished products meet the highest quality standards.


Stainless Steel Fabrication

Alpha are able to offer a complete stainless steel fabrication and finishing service from a purpose built, isolated cell which allows us to process stainless steel in a setrile environment.

Benefits of Working with Alpha Manufacturing

  • Alpha Manufacturing will work with you right from the start of the process through to the final product.
  • We use the latest CAD design software, manufacturing and fabrication equipment.
  • We strive to offer the most cost-effective service to all of our customers, no matter what your requirements are.
  • We have a wealth of knowledge in metal fabrication, having worked with numerous industry sectors since 1989.
  • Parts are produced efficiently and to the highest standards.
  • Our approach to customer service means that we always put our customers first. We will be available to advise on any areas you require assistance on.
  • We offer an open, honest and trustworthy service to all of our customers.
  • Our operators have access to ongoing training, ensuring that each member of our team is fully skilled and experienced in all of the latest technologies.



Want to know more?

Contact our sales team or call us on 01889 270098 to discuss your sheet metal service requirements or for expert advice on the best processes for your application.

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We work with businesses in a wide variety of sectors with capabilities to offer short and long runs of metal products.