Sub Contract Services


The Standen factory has all the manufacturing facilities necessary to produce high quality farm machinery and other products. These facilities are available to sub-contract customers, enabling us to manufacture a wide range of products. The facilities shown below are available either individually or collectively.

Drawing & Design Office
Latest SolidWorks 3D design software helps us provide customers with 'one-off' designs, or batch runs. Prototype work can be undertaken, as can the up-grading of existing products or designs. Experienced engineers are on hand to give advice if required.

Fabrication Department
Certificated welders produce uniformly high quality work in most commonly used materials. Components of up to 2.0 tonnes weight can be handled.

Sheet Metal Department
Equipped with CNC Rasor fine plasma cutting and punching machinery, sheet steel of up to 50mm. can be handled. A CNC press-brake handles bending requirements for material up to 12mm. Guillotines can cut material 3m's wide with a section of up to 12mm.

Machine Shop
Traditional machining skills and modern CNC machinery allows Standen to offer customers a wide capacity range. CNC lathes can turn components of up to 350mm diameter. Centre lathes can handle items up to 1.0m. diameter. Components 1.0m. long, 500mm wide and 500mm high can be accommodated for centre-machining.

Assembly Department
The assembly line can undertake small bench assembly work or can assemble complete machines. Lifting capacity is 5.0 tonnes.

Paint Shop
Two paint shops can handle products 3.0m wide, 3.5m high and 6.0m long.

Examples of work undertaken: (in no particular order)

  • Stainless vegetable washing tanks
  • Opera house, theatre and arts centres staging and seating equipment
  • Flood defence gates
  • Communication towers
  • Rail bridge components
  • Traffic poles
  • Sports ground covering systems including self-propelled layers
  • Communication satellite stainless steel fabrications
  • Decorative iron-work
  • Waste compacting machines
  • Galvanised stairways and platforms
  • Sprayer components
  • Fairground carousels
  • Seed drills
  • Railway engine tender
  • Mine clearance machinery
  • Undersea cable laying equipment
  • Ride-on mower decks
  • Irrigation equipment
  • Sheep troughs
  • Security gates
  • Slurry de-watering machines
  • Secure storage cabinets
  • Bespoke trailers
  • Bale handling systems, and more