Mind bending possibilities...


Tube manipulation

 at the right time, to the best quality and at the right price



To find out how we can help, contact us on 0121 557 0555


We’re award winning tube manipulators

Based at the heart of the UK, founded in 1966, Formbend is your one-stop shop for outstanding technical and design expertise in tube manipulation. As well as our own, in-house capabilities, we work with carefully selected local providers of services that enable us to ensure rigorous adherence to quality standards. These include specialists in zinc plating, galvanising, painting, powder coating, chrome plating, laser cutting and folding, 5-axis laser cutting and tube laser cutting. With so much available from one place, we’re all you need to know.

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Thanks to your team for producing the prototype parts so quickly and we got the finished products to the exhibition on time

Purchase Manager
Domestic Appliances

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We specialise in bending, forming, brazing & welding components


Pipe & Tube Bending of Complex Parts

Quite simply, we take even the most complex ideas you can imagine and make them happen. That’s why major blue chip companies across the UK and Europe choose Formbend to supply a vast range of products in stainless steel, copper, aluminium and high tensile steel. From prototype to final product, we work closely with our customers to attain the optimum design at a competitive price. All backed by in-house expertise that includes our own tool room and jointing technologies such as Mig and Tig welding and nickel or copper furnace brazing.

As well as a multi-stack bending our right and left hand bending machines ensure the ability to produce the most complex components. We also have the capability of making a variable bending radius thanks to our state-of-the-art CNC machinery.

Additional Services

• Lean manufacturing

• Robotic Mig Welding

• Feasabilty study

• Pressure testing

• Assembly

How can help you to turn your ideas into reality?

If you can think it we can bend it…

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We think anything is possible…


Experience that counts

Domestic Appliances

You’ll find Formbend products almost everywhere, including domestic applications. Working with major food and white goods brands, we put our expertise to work in tubular components and assemblies for gas and water applications, as well as hygienic tubular assemblies. Could we help you too?

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Reliability you can depend on

Drinks & Beverage

In the catering equipment sector, reliability and hygiene assurance are essential. At Formbend we work with leading companies to ensure that components such as stainless steel tubular assemblies and cooling coils are up to standard. Could we help you too?

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Innovative partner

Contract Furniture

Formbend components help leading furniture designers and makers to create stunning, original and imaginative new designs for contract furniture. As well as actually making the components, we often get involved at the design stage to find the optimum manufacturing solution for a new concept. Whatever’s on your mind, we’ll help it take shape.

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Quality from start to finish

Automotive Sector

As a trusted supplier to world-class automotive companies we’re accustomed to meeting exacting quality standards. At Formbend, we use the latest CNC bending equipment along with laser and CMM measurement processes to produce the most complex shapes. Better still, we do it all to the required quality, backed up by rigorous quality assurance standards, fully documented. Whether you need a small or medium volume – delivered direct to line where required – we’re ready to help right now.

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Performance that delivers results

Heavy Duty Applications

When it comes to components for truck, bus and off-highway vehicles, Formbend is a heavyweight performer. We work closely with world-class OEMs to provide ISO 9001 quality-assured solutions. Whether it’s a small or a large fabrication, in small or medium volumes, we’re a one-stop shop. Whatever the challenge, we’re more than ready to take it on.

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Attention to detail

Aircraft Sector

Aviation components have to be the best. There is no room for compromise on quality. Which is why Formbend is approved to supply a wide variety of welded, low-weight, high strength, high quality components. How could we help you?

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We believe in Quality

•  TS16949 and IS0 9001
•  PPAP documentation FMEA, Control Plans, Flow Route, MSA, Minitab
•  6 SIGMA Problem Solving
•  5S

View our Health & Safety policy

View our environmental policy

View our quality policy statement

View our ISO9001 Certificate of Approval

View our ISO 14001:2015

View our IATF 16949:2016 Certificate of Approval



Wow what a great turn around! This is really good news that everything will be here on time. I wish that all of our suppliers were this efficient

Design & Marketing Assistant
Contract Furniture


We turn pipedreams into reality