Structural steelwork, sheet metal fabricators and electrical enclosure specialists

Shearfab Limited was formed in 1990 at a factory in Widnes, in the North West of England. Continual growth and significant investment in the company has allowed it to expand onto new and bigger premises, 32,000 ft, 3 factories over 4 acres.

Our fully equipped fabrication facilities now include:

  • CAD studio (8 stations). 3D & 2D Design capability.
  • 45 station AMADA EMZ3610NT CNC punch, Amada MP300 autoloader, complete with AMADA TOGU tool grinder
  • 3m AMADA guillotine
  • 3m AMADA press brakes x 3
  • ACF corner former
  • Ehrt Fully automatic copper CNC punch
  • KERF CNC plasma cutter 4-25mm Thickness
  • 6 tonne overhead crane x 3
  • Welding of stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium
  • Powder coating factory, with automated phosphate pre-treatment, two box ovens, two spray booths
  • Fleet of delivery vehicles


For over 30 years, Shearfab has successfully completed various diverse projects for multi market industries. We have gained vast engineering experience and specialise in all aspects of fabrication. As the demands of industries change over time, we embrace the challenges this creates, working with our clients to meet their requirements and help them survive and thrive in multi-market competition.


Some of our sectors include:

  • UK and Overseas Water Authorities
  • Mobile Telecommunications
  • Energy and Power Stations
  • Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Health Authorities
  • Food and Beverage
  • Petrochemical
  • Data Centres and Building Services
  • Automotive Industry
  • Nuclear

In March 2008 a new management team, led by Miles Brookes, Andy Carter and John Tollitt took over the development of the company in order to meet the challenges and build a solid foundation for the future.



 Significant investment in the most up to date cutting, folding, manufacturing and powder coating machinery


Component Capacity

 All our products are manufactured and supplied in accordance with BS EN 1090-2 and BS EN 61439-2


Engineering Hub

 Designing, Punching, Cutting, Folding, Welding, Fabricating, Finishing, Painting, Fitting, Delivering




ISO 9001:2015

BS EN 1090 Execution Class 2

BS EN 61439-2



Specialists in Serving Critical Infrastructure


Water Infrastructure



Specialists in serving the Telecommunications sector
Manufacturer of MCCs & Control Panels
Experts in Sheet Metalwork & Fabrication

Added benefits

In addition, Shearfab offers customers the following benefits as standard:

  • All door machining is laser cut or CNC punched to ensure accurate fitting of control equipment
  • Free issued switch devices fitted, connected and shrouded
  • Mounting plates can be supplied ahead of schedule, if required, punched to customer needs
  • A full range of paint finishes are available
  • Specialist manufacture in stainless steel is available
  • Delivery is by our own transport, so transit damage is avoided
  • We offer site visits for all types of panel extensions, etc.
  • Quotes are delivered by return

Fully Integrated Manufacturer

From engineering ideas and proposals we offer a complete turnkey solution, concept/discussion, design, approval, machine, manufacture, paint, fit, deliver.


Shearfab holds UKAS standards ISO 9001:2015 and BS EN 1090 Execution Class 2. We guarantee a quality product every time.

Bespoke Solutions

Our dynamic team is innovative and creative in developing outstanding solutions to increase our customers’ product performance.

Established for over 30 years

Shearfab has an exceptional reputation for designing, manufacturing and delivering some of the best manufacturing solutions. Whatever the requirement, Shearfab has the experience and skill set to deliver a solution that exceeds customer expectations, increases production output and guarantees product quality.

33,000 sq ft facility

33,000 sq ft facility over 4 acres, 2 sites, adjacent.

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