Base metal production, processors and fabricators provide services and products that help shape the world. This complex and varied industry includes many processes with base materials, gases and heat, as well as technologically advanced machinery and a skilled workforce to meet structural and aesthetic requirements.

This Sector includes the Manufacture of Basic Metals, Manufacture of fabricated Metal Products, Treatment & Coating of Metals and their Repair. Example organisations include:

Steel Mills and Foundries
Casting Companies
Steel Machinists
Structural Steel
Tank Manufacturers
Fixings
Cutlery and Tools
Powder Coating
Galvanisers
Steel Products