Common Uses for Steel Pressings

A Focus on GWR Engineering’s Specialised Products

Steel pressings, formed by pressing steel into various shapes and components, find numerous applications across various industries. However, at GWR, we’ve honed our focus on the container, portable accommodation and modular industries, providing specialised products that meet their unique needs.

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Container Industry: The Primary Beneficiary of Our Specialised Steel Pressings

While steel pressings can take many forms, at GWR Engineering, we specialise in producing large quantities of specific products quickly and cost-effectively. Our main products include:

  • Container Parts: Essential components for the construction and operation of containers.
  • Roof Panels: Robust panels that provide structural integrity and weather resistance to containers, portable accommodation and modular buildings.
  • Corry Side Panels: Durable panels that contribute to the strength of containers, portable accommodation and modular buildings.
  • Bulker Side Panels: Key components in container construction, offering both strength and durability.
  • Floor Bearers: Pressed channel offered in bespoke sizes and depth.
  • Roof Joists: Pressed channel offered in bespoke sizes and depth.
  • Flat Wall panels: Particularly popular in the portable accommodation and modular industries.
  • Corner Posts: Bespoke pressed corner posts to your specification and requirements.

These specialised steel pressings play a significant role in the container, portable accommodation and modular building industries, providing structural integrity, weather resistance, and protection for the container’s contents. By focusing on these specific products, we’re able to offer our clients in the container industry high-quality, cost-effective solutions that meet their specific needs.

Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness at GWR

At GWR Engineering, we’re not just about quality – we’re also about efficiency. Our manufacturing process, featuring 5-160 tonne hydraulic downstroke presses and 2-3 metre x 12mm shears and pyramid rollers, allows us to produce large quantities of our specialised products quickly and cost-effectively.

Choose GWR for Specialised Steel Pressings

With over 35 years of experience, we’ve established ourselves as an industry leader in the production of presswork. By choosing GWR, you can rest assured that we have the experience, expertise, and equipment to manufacture steel pressings specific to your needs.

If you have any questions or would like more information about our presswork services, get in touch today by calling 0151 933 3150 or emailing us at Our experienced team will be more than happy to assist you.