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It’s the new year, and we’re fully settled into the new offices, while the factory and shop-floor start to take shape in their new 50,000ft2 manufacturing home. The move into a large foot print has enabled us to invest in larger capacity and more efficient press brake machinery with the arrival of two new Bystronic Xpert 100s. These press brakes will complement our existing TruBend machines, all to be housed together in a newly dedicated ‘Bend’ part of our factory.  First job was to clear out the new press brake’s home, and give it a lick of paint.
OK, so we know the new pound coin isn’t laser cut, but the small metal part next to it is. Measuring no more than 12mm in height, and less than 18mm in width, this little laser cut part is perfect display of how detailed laser cutting sheet metal can be.

Sometimes sheet metal manufacturing can be confusing, so we've put together a comprehensive list of terms and jargon to help you get the most our of your project with us at Constant. Shopfloor Talk CNC bending CNC bending/forming is the industry term used to describe the use of...

An A to Z exploring the capabilities, sectors, processes, employees and projects at Constant Manufacturing and the sheet metal fabrication industry. This encyclopaedia is updated regularly with further additions to the lists. A Account Managers, accuracy, air conditioning, Ally, aluminium, ancillary components, angle grinding, annotation, anodising, apprentices,...

We’ve always been proud of our long-standing family history, however, we’re also equally as proud of the opportunities our staff can have at Constant to start as young sheet metal workers and forge their own long-standing career at Constant. This year we look back on our...

Our first infographic documented our history from 1970 through to today. Now we wanted show you how a sheet of steel through the manufacturing process to end up as an end product. Here's our latest infographic, from steel to shop. ...

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Constant Manufacturing website this Autumn. Our in-house digital marketing team have been busy taking on feedback from clients, staff, and other users, to what the new site should look like, as well as making the...