Dawson Shanahan has joined the Luvata Group as part of the Luvata Formed Products Business Unit (FPBU).

Dawson Shanahan: specialists in precision engineering including cold forming and CNC machining

At Dawson Shanahan we design, prototype and precision engineer customer specified components and assemblies, to the highest quality, on time and to budget. Our history spans over 80 years experience in precision engineering, starting out as a manufacturer of critical parts for anti-lock braking systems on Lancaster bombers during the Second World War. Since then we’ve partnered with customers in almost every sector of industry, from automotive and motorsports to aviation, power distribution, electronics and medical.

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What we do

Custom engineer components and assemblies
Design, prototype and manufacture
Engineer in: quality, performance and reliability
Engineer out: waste, inefficiency and cost

How we do it

Component design and prototyping
Precision cold forming
Precision CNC machining and turning
Dedicated manufacturing cells, clean area production

Why choose us?

Excellence in precision cold forming and engineering
Outstanding technical and commercial solutions
Unrivalled engineering and applications knowledge
Total quality assurance

Our precision engineering services

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Precision Cold Forming

Dawson Shanahan is the world’s leading precision cold forming engineering company. We can cold form in copper, aluminium and even stainless steel.

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Precision CNC Machining

We specialise in precision CNC machining, turning and finishing, giving you a full range of production options for customised components and assemblies.

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Dawson Shanahan can provide customers with a total solution under one roof, offering sub and complete assembly operations at our modern manufacturing facility.

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Copper Machining

Dawson Shanahan specialises in the copper machining of customer designed copper components, across a range of industries worldwide.

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Value Added Services

We’re here to help you resolve the often complex challenges of engineering components together with their assemblies as cost effectively as possible.

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Tooling Design

We use the latest software systems, including DEFORM, the leading process simulation platform, to minimise development times, cost and complexity.

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Our resources

Take a look at our literature page where you’ll find technical information, brochures and case studies.
Dawson Shanahan Literature