Automotive Industry

Sheet Metal Work for the Automotive Industry

For over 40 years Universal has been significantly supporting the Automotive industry with technical expertise, vehicle based parts and plant support equipment.

In 2023 / 2024 this includes:

  • Designed and Manufactured paint line tooling for automated paint lines for Nissan, Stellantis brands and BMW, including paint slave tooling, carrier systems and paint fixtures.
  • Designed, Fabricated and Installed 6700 BMW engine frame stillages for the new Hamms Hall Engine Storage Facility.
  • Manufactured Precision Machined parts for Lotus.
  • Fabricated 20¬† 3.5 Tonne Autonomous vehicle chassis for Ree Automotive whilst supporting¬† Williams Advanced Engineering with the design.
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Our Automotive Capabilities

Our design team are leaders in their field when it comes to design for manufacturing input. We take pride in the fact that we help accelerate the prototype to production phase, then further support them with scaled production.

A large number of our customers take advantage of both our Fabrication and Machining capabilities. We are able to offer them a Universal solution to their manufacturing needs.

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Meeting Automotive Industry Standards

We are able to offer a range of certificated treatments, testing and finishing whilst adhering to Automotive quality standards. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Cleanliness Standard Certification through Particle Testing
  • Load Testing
  • Pressure Testing
  • Non-Destruction Testing (NDT)and Destruction Testing
  • Weld Penetration Testing
  • Material Test Certification
  • Heat Treatment
  • Zinc Plating, Anodising, Silver Plating, Galvanising, e coat and Paint
  • PPAP Level 2, PPAP Level 3, PPAP Level 4¬†

We are proud to have provided our sheet metal work services to leading automotive companies.

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If you would like to discuss your automotive project, our experts are ready to talk.

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