• Sheet Metal Bending and Press Braking Services

Why choose our sheet metal bending services?

  • Extended Capabilities: We offer sheet metal bending up to 14,400 mm. We transcend the standard limitations of many steel processing firms, which typically handle steel parts of up to 4 m.

  • Expertise and Quality: Our team of experienced operators bring to bear a high level of skill and expertise, ensuring premium quality in the bending of your steel components.

  • Ample Capacity: Our facility houses 12 state-of-the-art press brakes, accommodating both large and small steel workpieces.

  • Bending Power: We handle workpieces of up to 40 mm in thickness, applying a pressing force of 1,400 t on our most robust press brakes. Our capabilities are designed to meet demanding requirements.

  • Versatile Applications: Our sheet metal bending services accommodate a wide range of materials, including steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. We cater to diverse shapes and sizes, reflecting the flexibility of our operations.


Our sheet metal bending capabilities:

Material thickness: 

 max. 40 mm


 max. 14,400 mm

Press power: 

 max. 1,400 t







Sheet metal bending services - part of a larger concept

Beyond sheet metal bending, we offer a comprehensive concept that includes specialized consulting, an independent steel service centre with slitting and cut-to-length services, complete solutions in sheet metal fabrications, roll forming, dependable logistics and delivery, a greener value chain, dedicated project management and customer service, and customized quality assurance. Discover more about our complete concept.


In need of sheet metal bending services? Contact us.

Large steel components positioned in front of a press brake


What is sheet metal bending?

Sheet metal bending is a manufacturing process used to form metal sheets into specific angles and shapes without altering the thickness of the metal. It's a fundamental process in the sheet metal fabrication industry, used in creating parts for various applications like automotive, aerospace, construction, and consumer goods. Here's an overview of the process:

  • Principle: The process involves applying force to a sheet metal piece to bend it at a desired angle. When the metal is bent, the material on the inner side of the bend is compressed, while the material on the outer side is stretched.

  • Materials: Common materials for sheet metal bending include steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Each material has its own properties like ductility and tensile strength, which affect the bending process.

  • Techniques and Equipment we use: Press Brake Bending: This is one of the most common methods. A press brake machine has a set of dies to pinch the sheet metal and form a bend.

  • Process Variables: (i) Bend Angle: The angle to which the sheet metal is bent. (ii) Bend Radius: The radius of the bend, which can affect the material's properties and the final shape. (iii) Springback: The tendency of metal to return slightly to its original shape after bending. This must be compensated for in the bending process.

  • Applications: Sheet metal bending is used in manufacturing a wide range of products, from small brackets and enclosures to large automotive parts, aircraft components, and architectural elements.

  • Design Considerations: When designing parts for bending, it's important to consider factors like bend radius, minimum flange lengths, and hole placements relative to bends, as these can affect the manufacturability and strength of the part.

Sheet metal bending requires skill and understanding of material properties to achieve precise and accurate results. Advances in technology, like CNC (Computer Numerical Control) press brakes, have enhanced the precision and efficiency of this process.

Robot bending a sheet metal workpiece


Brief history of sheet metal bending using press brakes

  • Early 20th Century: The development of the modern press brake is attributed to the early 20th century, paralleling the rise of mass production methods. These early press brakes were mechanical in nature and operated via flywheels and a clutch to move the ram (the upper part of the press brake that comes down to bend the metal).

  • Mid-20th Century Advancements: With the technological advancements of World War II and the post-war era, press brakes saw significant improvements. Hydraulic press brakes, which use hydraulic fluid to move the ram, became common. These machines offered more power and precision compared to mechanical brakes.

  • Late 20th Century - CNC Technology: The introduction of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) in the latter half of the 20th century revolutionized press brake operation. CNC press brakes allow for precise control over bending processes, high repeatability, and the ability to produce complex parts with tight tolerances.

  • 21st Century Developments: Today, press brakes are highly sophisticated machines. They may feature advanced capabilities like automatic tool changing, real-time angle measurement systems, and software that can simulate bending operations before actual production. These advancements have significantly increased efficiency, accuracy, and the range of possible bending operations.

Throughout its history, the evolution of sheet metal bending and press brakes has been driven by the demand for more efficient, precise, and cost-effective manufacturing methods. This evolution is a testament to the ingenuity and continual innovation in the field of metalworking and manufacturing.

Learn more about our sheet metal services

Below is an overview of the services we provide at our machinery plant.

Steel Service Center

Sheet Metal Fabrication

Roll Forming