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About Universal Fabrications

Successfully trading for over 45 years, Universal Fabrications is a trade manufacturer of sheet metal fabrications and precision machined parts. To our customers, we are considered an integral part of their supply chain and a group of people that can be relied upon.

Our people fully understand the importance and criticality of their work, taking great pride in the contributions they make. Internally we describe ourselves as ‘All in’ as we are fully committed to underpinning our manufacturing capabilities with a focus on being easy to do business with.

We continue to invest in our machinery, people and facilities to ensure we are best placed to support our customers now and into the future.

Universal Fabrications premises Nuneaton

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Our Pledge To You

At Universal Fabrications, we’re on a mission to leave behind a legacy defined by three core pillars: Excellence, Integrity and Lasting Impact.


We hold ourselves to the highest standards in everything we do. From the precision of our fabrications to the quality of our customer service, excellence is our guiding principle. We strive to set new benchmarks in our industry and continually raise the bar for what’s possible.


Integrity is the bedrock of our business. We conduct ourselves with honesty, transparency, and unwavering standards. Trust is paramount in our relationships with clients, partners, and our team, and we’re committed to upholding that trust through every interaction.

Lasting Impact

Our work extends beyond the immediate project. We are dedicated to making a positive, lasting impact in our company, with our clients, and in our community. Through our staff’s expertise, technical prowess, and dedication to customer satisfaction, we are contributing to a brighter future for all.

Our staff are at the heart of this mission. Their skills, dedication, and unwavering commitment to excellence drive our success. Together, we are not just shaping the future of Universal Fabrications but also creating value for our clients whilst making a positive mark on our community.

We invite you to join us on this journey, where together we can build a legacy that shines with excellence, stands tall on integrity, and leaves behind a meaningful, lasting impact.

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Our Values


  • Flexible
  • Accountable
  • Take Initiative
  • Trustworthy


  • Dependable
  • Committed
  • Honest
  • Open communication


  • Reliable
  • Diligent
  • Consistent
  • Trainable


  • Well Mannered
  • Punctual
  • Team Player
  • Professional

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Our Proud History

As we continue to look forward, it’s important for us to remember how we started and the below image takes us back to 1979, capturing the early days at our current premises in Nuneaton.   From humble beginnings with just three passionate individuals, we now employ 84 people manufacturing machined parts and metal fabrications for multiple industry sectors. 

Our success can be attributed to our unwavering commitment to quality and customer satisfaction in every project we undertake.

Carl Smith, Managing Director, commented “Our dedicated team, whom we are immensely proud of, has played an instrumental role in our achievements.  They are experts in their fields and consistently deliver outstanding results.  As we embark on this anniversary year, we are determined to build upon our success with our customers, suppliers and colleagues.”

If you are seeking reliable metal fabrication and machining solutions, Universal Fabrications is here to assist you.  We possess the expertise, experience, and dedication to fulfil your requirements and exceed your expectations. 

History and timeline diagram about Universal Fabrications

We support our customers, creating value through our sustained technical expertise and provide tailored solutions to meet your unique needs.

Carl Smith

Managing Director