Yorkshire MD celebrates after graduating from training programme

January 9, 2018

The managing director of a North Yorkshire-based sheet metalwork manufacturer is celebrating after graduating from the prestigious Goldman Sachs management training programme. Charles Corner, who owns Fresh Metal, graduated from the 10,000 Small Businesses Training Programme at Oxford University after being selected from hundreds of business leaders to take part in the course. Set upContinue Reading >

Fresh Metal provides sweet deal for chocolate hoppers

January 9, 2018

Full-service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, has provided a series of large stainless-steel hoppers to be used by one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, which manufactures brands that appear in 95% of British households. In total, six large metal vats have been manufactured, each measuring 1.5 metres wide and 1.6 metres high. The hoppersContinue Reading >

Evolution of robotic welding

October 17, 2017

 The welding industry has advanced to a point where robotic systems are being called upon more and more frequently to complete welding and bonding projects, thanks to their unrivalled speed, precision and efficiency. Charles Corner, managing director of full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, discusses how robotic welding has evolved and, in turn, revolutionisedContinue Reading >

Is there a place for paperless working environments in the manufacturing industry?

October 17, 2017

The manufacturing industry is forever experiencing significant advances in technology, with new equipment and machinery being released into the sector almost weekly, offering a host of different benefits for both manufacturers and their customers. With clients becoming ever more conscious of a company’s environmental credentials, some of the latest technology to hit the market isContinue Reading >

Up-and-coming Yorkshire motorbike racer sponsored by Fresh Metal

September 15, 2017

Full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, has sponsored an up-and-coming motorbike racer who, thanks to the funding, is now one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a professional superbike racer. Scott Ogden has been racing motorbikes since the age of six and his talent was recently spotted by Charles Corner, managing directorContinue Reading >

Malton sheet metalwork manufacturer increases profits for the third year running

September 15, 2017

Fresh Metal, the full-service sheet metalwork manufacturer, has announced increased growth for the third consecutive year, after investing heavily in the latest fabrication technology. The company has reported a turnover of £2.2 million for the past year, an increase of 18% compared to the previous 12 months. Moving forward, Fresh Metal is aiming to increaseContinue Reading >

Fresh Metal boosts its fabrication offering with robotic welder investment

August 24, 2017

Full service sheet metal manufacturer, Fresh Metal, has enhanced its fabrication services by investing in a new, state-of-the-art robotic welder. After experiencing an increase in demand for precision welding projects, Fresh Metal has invested in a two station Panasonic Tawers MAG 1600WG Welding Robot System, which will increase the company’s welding capacity by up toContinue Reading >

The low-down on powder coating: Finish with the best

July 26, 2017

With powder coating offering businesses one of the most long-lasting, hard-wearing and cost-effective finishes available on almost any type of metal, it’s no wonder that demand for powder coating services has risen dramatically over the past few years. Charles Corner, managing director of full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, discusses the advantages powder coatingContinue Reading >

The robots are coming: the evolution of the laser

July 26, 2017

Lasers have been used to effectively cut metal since 1965; however, it wasn’t until 35 years later that they really started to take off. Charles Corner, managing director of sheet metalwork manufacturer Fresh Metal, discusses the evolution of the laser and how advancements have had a significant impact on the industry. Lasers were first usedContinue Reading >

What to look for when choosing a supplier?

July 26, 2017

Suppliers can have a significant influence on what you provide as a business, as you are relying on a sub-contractor to provide a service or product that will reflect the high standards your company works to. So with this in mind, it is essential that you know what to look for when sourcing a supplierContinue Reading >

Fresh Metal raises the bar with parts for award-winning ambulance ramp

April 3, 2017

Full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, has provided a series of specially laser cut components to SG Technical Systems for an ambulance access ramp that’s been awarded a prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation. SG Technical Systems, door and access equipment specialists, selected Fresh Metal as the main supplier to produce the laserContinue Reading >

Malton manufacturer saves the day for local apprentice

March 30, 2017

A Malton-based full-service sheet metalwork manufacturer has demonstrated its support to the next generation of engineers by taking on its latest apprentice, who was left without a training position after Forum Energy Technologies closed its North Yorkshire site. Fresh Metal, based on Showfield Lane in Malton, has taken on 19-year-old Jake Shepherd as an apprenticeContinue Reading >

Fresh Metal speeds ahead with production of key parts for Ginetta race cars

March 30, 2017

Full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, has supplied Yorkshire-based racing car manufacturer, Ginetta, with a series of bespoke components that form part of its G40 and G55 sports cars. As a preferred supplier of Ginetta, Fresh Metal was recently selected to produce more than 900 laser cut plates to form part of the structureContinue Reading >

Yorkshire MD selected for prestigious training programme

January 30, 2017

A Yorkshire managing director has been selected from hundreds of business leaders across the UK to take part in Goldman Sachs’ prestigious management training programme, which aims to help businesses reach their full potential. Charles Corner, managing director of full-service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Fresh Metal, hopes the well-respected programme will help him achieve his ambitiousContinue Reading >