About Us

With over 60 years experience, Dawson Shanahan Limited is the leading global specialist in cold forming and machining of high precision, customer specified copper, aluminium, ferrous and assembled components. Established in 1943, the company is based in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire and currently employs 55 people in its 2800 m² purpose built factory. Dawson Shanahan offers a complete solution, with everything from prototype to production, being designed and manufactured in house to reduce both manufacturing lead time and costs for its customers. With over 80% of its business being exported, the company’s products meet the demands of a wide range of sectors including aerospace, automotive, electronics, laser, medical, packaging, plasma, power distribution, telecoms and welding.