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- Highly Competitive Prices
- Fast Quotation Turnaround
- Short Leadtimes on Laser Cutting
- Next Day Laser Cutting (premium service)
- 24/7 Laser Cutting Capacity
- Nationwide Deliveries

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The Technology Centre

To support recent growth, WEC Laser employees have recently built a new 25,500 sq ft state-of-the-art purpose-built facility at the Group's headquarters in Darwen.

Laser Tube Cutting Services

WEC Laser has two tube laser cutting machines, which are capable of not only laser cutting tube, but also box section and most open profiles.

Laser Box Cutting

Our laser box cutting section also allows us to laser cut square and rectangular box section in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium.

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WEC Group invests £4m into Laser Engineering!

WEC Group has invested £4m into our flagship laser cutting facility.

Our "Technology Centre" has allowed us to grow into one of the must succesful laser cutting operations in Britain and with technology progressing at a rapid pace, we have now retired our CO2 flat bed lasers and replaced them with the very latest 10Kw Fibre Lasers.

To read out more about this new Laser Cutting Capacity, click here

Increased Waterjet Cutting Capacity

Just four months after purchasing our first waterjet cutting machine we have purchased our second to accomodate increasing demand!

Heavy investments in market leading dynamic Waterjet cutting technologies mean that we can offer machined tolerances & quality to the UK's highest standards - Learn More

Latest Vacancies at WEC Group

There are always opportunities at WEC Group as the company expands its operations to meet with the increased customer demands. We are always on the lookout for:
- Laser Cutting / Press Brake Operators
- Skilled CNC Machinists
- Welders / Fabricators
To view all our current vacancies, please click here

Introducing WEC Plasma!

WEC Plasma is a new addition to the Group’s already extensive range of subcontract engineering services.

Based at WEC Group's waterjet cutting division’s 17,000 sq. ft. factory in Blackburn, Lancashire, WEC Plasma has been set up to add value to the Group's fabrication operations and also improve the subcontract cutting capacity for thick profiles.

To read out more about our High Definition Plasma Cutting capabilities, click here.

WEC Acquires a State-of-the-art Fibre Laser

The machine will enable a new variety of non-ferrous materials to be laser cut and we now have the capacity of laser cutting copper and brass up to 6mm thickness.

Energy saving, eco-friendly & offering increased operational ability - the fibre laser is likely to be a BIG success!

To read out more about this new Laser Cutting Capacity, click here

Robotic TIG Welding

WEC Group can offer high quality welding, consistent accuracy & 100% repeatablity with the help of Robotic TIG welding

We can use Robot welding for 0.5mm - 3mm in mild steel, stainless steel & aluminium

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Laser Cutting & Sheet Metal Fabrication Services

WEC Laser also known as Laser Engineering UK, is the laser cutting division of WEC Group Ltd, based in Darwen, Lancashire. Established in 1998, following the purchase of the group's first laser cutting machine, WEC Laser has grown from strength to strength and has now turned into one of the UK's largest sub-contract laser cutting companies.

Continuous investment in the latest laser cutting technology is the key to the laser division's dramatic growth over the past few years and our state-of-the-art CNC laser machines enable WEC Laser to compete at the highest level.

In addition to the traditional flat bed laser cutting services, WEC Laser has also found their niche in the supply of tube laser cutting and box section laser cutting.

WEC Laser now boasts an enviable capacity list which includes 21 flat bed lasers, 2 tube lasers, 24 press brakes as well as full in-house fabrication, CNC machining, and powder coating facilities. Our laser cutters enable us to laser cut up to 20m x 3.2m sheet size and our new 10Kw fiber lasers are capable of laser cutting stainless steel up to 30mm thickness, laser cutting mild steel up to 25mm thicknesses as well as laser cutting aluminium up to 20mm thickness.

Following continuous investments in state-of-the-art laser cutting technology, WEC Laser are now also capable of cutting brass and copper up to 10mm thickness.

In addition, WEC Laser now has two laser tube cutting machines, which are capable of not only laser cutting tube and box section, but also most open profiles such as angle and channel. We also recently invested in a new Adige 3D Tube Laser Cutting machine from Italian manufacturers BLM Group.

WEC Laser also offers a waterjet cutting service enabling us to cut profiles of up to 7.3m x 2.4m x 200mm thick for any materials including steel, non-ferrous alloys, plastics, composites, glass, foam and stone to made but a few. Further to this, we now offer a multi bevel, high definition plasma cutting service with capability to cut parts up to 10m x 2.5m x 50mm thick for mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium, with chamfered edges up to 50 degrees, enabling us to offer huge cost savings to our customers for weld preps, countersinks and a range of other component specifications.

Thanks to extensive investment in the latest press brakes technology, we also benefit from extensive Sheet Metalwork capability, with folding and bending capacity of 4m x 230 tonnes, and with over 125 welders on site, we can easily cater for any of your Sheet Metal Fabrication requirements We also offer a full in-house powder coating service for parts of up to 1.5m high x 3m long x 800mm wide.

At WEC Laser we have built our reputation on the quality of our customer service, so if you would like to discuss any of your laser cutting requirements or would like a competitive quotation on quick turnaround basis, please contact our experienced sales team on:

Laser Engineering
Darwen Tel: 01254 700201
Stafford Tel: 01785 711643
Fax: 01254 700251


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WEC Plasma

Latest News

14th August 2020
Record Investment for 2020! Our Darwen based Laser Engineering facility has benefitted from £4m of investment with the installation of...Read more
Mat 11th, 2016
HTA Group joins WEC Group! WEC Group has completed a multi-million pound deal which sees Coventry-based HTA Group join the company. Read more
February 25th, 2015
WEC Secures partnership deal with MTL Group! WEC Group has secured a deal to bring MTL Group out of administration, saving 135 jobs. Read more
February 11th, 2015
New Powder Coating Service Available! Introducing WEC Powder Coating, our in-house powder coating service Read more
October 14th, 2014
Famous Grouse Sculpture WEC Laser were involved in the manufacturing of the sculpture for "Be Part of Something Famous" campaign Read more

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