How sheet metal drives the automotive industry forward

Date: 15/12/2020

Last year almost 92 million vehicles were produced worldwide. That works out at around 250,000 cars and trucks a day – a staggering amount of automotive engineering!  Despite the use of plastics and carbon fibre in automotive parts, sheet metal fabrication is still vitally important to the industry. Let’s take a look at why that [read more]


Reflecting on a ‘challenging year’

Date: 14/12/2020

I THINK it’s safe to say 2020 hasn’t exactly gone to plan for anyone! It has been a very challenging year all round and we at Yorkshire Laser would like to thank our customers for bearing with us and our suppliers for doing what they could to give us some semblance of ‘business as usual’. [read more]


How to reduce the cost of laser cutting projects

Date: 16/11/2020

Whatever you’re sourcing in business, cost should always be a significant factor.  But balancing that cost against quality, speed of delivery, customer service and additional advice is still key, particularly when it comes to specialist areas such as laser cutting. Laser-cut pieces are now vital for many industries, forming critical parts of machinery in sectors [read more]


Sheet metal and laser cutting in the food industry

Date: 16/11/2020

You might not think it, but without laser cutting and sheet metal fabrication you probably wouldn’t have much food to put on the table today. The global food industry constantly needs to meet increased demand and quality expectations – and both laser cutting and sheet metal fabrication are playing a key role in keeping the [read more]


What is sheet metal fabrication used for?

Date: 16/10/2020

It’s one of those phrases that we’ve all heard. We’ve seen it emblazoned on vans and on workshop signs – but what is sheet metal fabrication actually used for? Here, we’ll try to explain exactly what it means, and how and why it’s used across a wide range of industries and sectors. The basics… Put [read more]