Another Successful Year @ The Southern Manufacturing Exhibition 2024

The new SSP stand was very well received at this year’s exhibition, and our presence also attracted new business leads, giving us opportunities to expand our reach to more businesses.  We made some very encouraging contacts during the 3 day event at Farnborough. Visitors were also very interested in the new bright colourful photography and…

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We celebrate 75 years of  successful trading

On 20th April 2023 Southern Springs and Pressings Ltd celebrated their 75th anniversary of trading. From its humble beginnings in April 1948, Joe Williams and his business partner Richard Fletcher-Jones started Southern Springs Ltd. From a barn in Old Milton, using second hand spring equipment the company started to trade. Over a period of time…

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Successful Exhibition Results

Our annual exhibition was a great success this year at the Southern Manufacturing exhibition We made some very encouraging contacts during the 3 day event at Farnborough. Visitors were also very interested in the boxes on display of components and spring types and sizes. This clearly shows a selection of our vast range and what…

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Successful event at the Southern Manufucturing Exhibition 2022

Due to the pandemic the show had been on hold for 2 years, however the event was well received and the overall feeling was of positivity with terrific turnout. This event is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK and a major pan-European showcase for new technology in machinery, production equipment, electronic production…

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Types of Tooling


Our review of the different types of tooling available when manufacturing flat strip components. If just a small batch of components are needed, for example as a ‘prototype sample’ it’s possible to produce these without needing any tooling. Wire-eroding can produce these with standard tooling utilised to form the parts to the required dimensions. It’s a…

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Wire forms

wire forms from ssp

In our latest blog Jon Davies, Sales Manager, will evaluate wire forms.Wire forms are one of the most versatile components and can be used in a variety of applications including baggage label clips, electrical switchgear, light fittings, hooks, telecommunications, textile machinery and prosthetics.They are wires that have been bent to a particular shape, often to aid a particular purpose.​There is no limit to the shape of a wire form, we have the most state of the art wire formi […]

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