• Sheet Metal

Sheet Metal Punching at Ib Andresen Industri

Four reasons to choose Ib Andresen Industri as your sub-supplier for sheet metal punching:

  • High productivity: Sheet metal punching allows automatic switching between several tools, which provides higher productivity and the ability to manufacture several different parts in the same pass.

  • Economical: Sheet metal punching is an economical method of producing large quantities of uniform steel parts, as the automatic changeover between the tools provides higher productivity and minimizes material waste.

  • Applicability: Sheet metal punching is often used in the automotive and electronics industry but can also be used in other industries where there is a need for high productivity and flexibility in production.

  • Customized: If required, specially adapted complex hollow images and contours are prepared, where we combine punching with laser cutting.

Material thickness

max. 8 mm


max. 4.200 mm


max. 1.500 mm


Sheet metal punching - part of a larger concept

In addition to sheet metal punching, our concept also includes specialized consulting, independent steel service center with slitting and cut-to-length services, the whole package in sheet metal processing, roll forming, reliable logistics and delivery, greener value chain, dedicated project management and customer center and customized quality assurance.


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What is sheet metal punching?

Sheet metal punching is a metal fabrication technique used to create precise holes and shapes in metal sheets. It involves using a specialized tool called a punch and die set to cut through the metal, leaving a clean and accurate cut. This process is widely used in various industries, including electrical, automotive, and furniture manufacturing.


Sheet metal punching offers high efficiency and speed in production, making it a popular choice for large-scale manufacturing. It is also highly customizable, as the punch and die can be tailored to meet specific design requirements.


The history of sheet metal punching

Sheet metal punching has been used for centuries to create holes and shapes in metal sheets. The ancient Egyptians, for example, used copper punches and chisels to decorate metal objects with intricate designs. However, it wasn't until the 19th century that sheet metal punching became a more widespread and industrialized process.


The invention of the punch press in the mid-1800s revolutionized sheet metal punching by allowing for faster and more precise cutting of metal sheets. Punch presses were first powered by steam, and later by electricity, making the process even more efficient and widely used in manufacturing.


During World War II, sheet metal punching played a crucial role in the production of military equipment, including airplanes, tanks, and ships. The process was also used in the manufacturing of consumer goods such as appliances and automobiles.


Today, sheet metal punching remains an important metal fabrication technique used in various industries. It has continued to evolve with the introduction of advanced computer-controlled machines and software, allowing for even greater precision and customization in the cutting process.

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

Steel Service Center

Sheet Metal Working

Roll Forming