Good Looks That Are Built to Last: How Southern Steel Group Goes the Extra Mile with Custom Transport Components

It’s a given that quality transport components need to be tough. But it’s more than that. They need to look great on the road. Our long-time client, Daniel, from North West Sydney, has been working across the transportation industry for many years. As a manufacturer, he fabricates custom transport parts, like tipper bodies and trailers, but he’s also spent time behind the wheel. Years of experience have given him a deep understanding of what his clients need.

For a good percentage of my clients in the transport industry, their vehicle is their pride and joy,” says Daniel. “And they will go above and beyond to make sure it’s well presented and well built.”

At Southern Steel Group, we always go the extra mile for our clients and we’re experts in processing custom components for the transport industry. Daniel comes to us for our prefabrication service, because he knows we always deliver quality transport components that look good and are built to last.

Consistent quality

Quality matters to Daniel. For him, it’s a point of professional pride: “That’s just how I am… I like to do the best that I can and then try to make it better.”

It’s a win for Daniel’s clients who benefit from his high standards and it’s a perfect fit for us here at Southern Steel Group. Daniel has been a repeat client with Southern Steel Group since 2007.

During that time, he’s been in and out of the manufacturing industry, but he comes back to Southern Steel Group for one simple reason: he knows we’ll deliver quality components that meet his exacting specifications.

“I always get what I want from Southern Steel Group,” explains Daniel. “And while there’s no such thing as perfect – because you can always keep on measuring – it’s always within tolerance and we can always work with it.”

Extra-long pressings

Southern Steel Group has the largest plate processing capacity in NSW, and this makes us the service provider of choice when it comes to prefabricating oversized transport components.

Our capability to press extra-long lengths and process heavy grade materials means we can deliver truck sides up to 12m long. For a fabricator like Daniel, this means he can deliver the weld-free look his clients are after.

Often it starts with one guy who is meticulous about what he really likes and then that look will become an industry standard,” explains Daniel. “It becomes something that you have to deliver for every client… and Southern Steel Group has bending capability.”

Working with heavy grade steel requires a specialised capability. We have the capacity to press extra-long lengths and our extensive onsite tooling library ensures increased flexibility, boosting our productivity and delivering a cost-effective solution for every project.

Quality steel

Daniel knows his industry and his business. But he’s not one to rest on his laurels. He’s always looking at ways to innovate, and he likes to push the boundaries, especially when it comes to material selection.

Materials are constantly evolving,” explains Daniel. “I don’t like to jump on the bandwagon, but if a better material is out there that’s lighter or thinner, I like to find a way to use it rather than sticking to the same material everyone’s been using for the last 20 years.”

It’s a sentiment that we’re one hundred percent onboard with here at Southern Steel Group. We are proud members of the Southern Steel Group, so you can rely on us to recommend the best material for your project. We are experts in complex cutting, forming and custom steel processing of carbon steel, quench and tempered steel, stainless steel and aluminium of all grades. All of our steel is supplied to Australian standards, and our work is ISO 9001 certified.

Ticking all the boxes

Quality, extended capability and customer service. That sums up why Daniel tells us he wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Southern Steel Group to other manufacturers. When it comes to custom steel processing, Daniel says Southern Steel Group – “simply ticks all the boxes.”

If you’re looking for custom transport components such as headboards, tailgates, mudguard rails or truck sides and chassis rails pressed up to 12 metre lengths, the team at Southern Steel Group has the capability and expertise to deliver.

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