History, Experience and Resources
Precision Engineering Capabilities
With almost a century of experience, we are a leading global specialist in the cold forming and machining of customer specified components. Our unrivaled capability enables us to design, prototype and custom engineer components and assemblies to the highest quality.
We collaborate with leading manufacturers to make components to their design. Specializing in cold forming, we machine different metals including copper, brass and aluminum in both high and low volumes. All development, tooling production and cold forming is carried out in-house with dedicated design and manufacturing engineers.
Supplying a variety of sectors including automotive, defense, aerospace and power transmission, we specialize in providing cost effective connectors within electric and conventional vehicles and any high voltage, high current applications.
Volumes and Materials
Our volume capabilities range from one-off prototypes, small batch production of 50 -100 parts, and large volume production up to 30 million units per year. We’re flexible to the needs of our customers, so our volume capabilities vary depending on factors such as component design, the chosen manufacturing process and customer deadlines.
Processes and Tolerances
Investment in advanced manufacturing equipment is at the heart of what we do. It enables us to meet the diverse and ever-changing requirements of our customers and deliver a total precision engineered solution. Our processes include:
- Precision cold forming
- Precision CNC machining – Turning and milling (5 axis)
- Copper machining
- Value added services
Since the early days of Dawson Shanahan, back in 1920 when we were an engine rebuilding business, we’ve expanded our services considerably and now service customers in almost every sector including:
- Automotive – Commercial and electric vehicle
- Power generation & distribution
- Power semiconductor & electronics
We work in accordance with several quality standards and quality tools to ensure we consistently meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our customers. This include:
- Crimp termination
- Plug termination
- Flat tail termination
- Tapped hole termination
- Threaded post termination
Call us now to talk to us about your needs and what we can do for your business today.
Tel: +44 (0) 1938 551 700