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KMF Group supplies OE manufacturers within the defence industry with manufactured sub-assemblies, precision components and sheet metal fabrications.

The stringent quality demands of the defence engineering sector require the highest levels of quality control and material traceability and KMF can provide them in full, backed by the necessary ISO Accreditations.

Our ISO 9001 quality management standards offer complete confidentiality throughout the design, production and delivery processes along with complete material traceability and exceptional quality control.

In addition, engagement in continuous improvement programmes increase organisational efficiency, reduce product costs, reduce cycle times and eliminate waste.

KMF Group not only manufactures and supplies metal products and components to the defence sector but also fabricates and assembles precision metal components, enclosures and integrated electro-mechanical products for the demanding aerospace, medical and telecommunications industries with this accreditation.

Projects can include small batch, short-run and prototype designs for all types of defence related projects with fabrication, finishing and quality inspection all carried out in-house.

We also have extensive experience with large-scale product transfers where KMF act as a single-source manufacturing solution from design to delivery, allowing organisations to focus on their core competencies and business objectives.


KMF can provide professional CNC milling, 3,4 and 5-Axis machining and our machined components often contribute to military vehicles and include electronics, casings, cabinets, sprockets and bushes. Typical projects will include the machining of aluminium, carbon steels and stainless steels.

Our metal fabrication products can also provide structures for land vehicles or sophisticated armour protection systems.

The flexibility of our service and the span of our expertise within metal manufacturing and engineering fields means that we are well placed to help find innovative solutions and supply a diverse range of products to suit clients' requirements.

Rapid prototyping and robust testing for manufacturability and valuable supply chain management allow a seamless transition from new product Introduction to repeat order and industry-leading technology and process assessment enables us to deliver complete turn-key solutions on-time and defect-free.

Other services also include CNC punching and machining, precision welding and electromechanical integration, along with wet and powder painting in our a fully automated paint plant that includes in-line pre-treatment, drying ovens, powder coating booths and stoving ovens.


Many market-leading defence sector manufacturers rely on KMF Group to deliver their products on time, at a low cost and with assured quality. A highly trained and skilled workforce, coupled with quality management teams and interim control points, enable KMF Precision Sheet Metal to handle the most complex assemblies and demanding of projects for the defence, military and aerospace sectors.

We take great pride in customer service, with personnel dedicated to providing exceptional client support and communication and quality teams committed to overseeing full compliance to your defence manufacturing standards.

The KMF Group has invested more than £9 million in new technology over the last few years and its award-winning apprenticeship scheme and on-site training facilities could make us your perfect defence industry outsourcing partner not only in the UK but in Europe too, with a modern sheet metal fabrication factory in Slovakia.

With nearly 50 years' experience in outsourcing to blue-chip OEMs, KMF could help defence sector suppliers make that vital outsourcing transition. CONTACT KMF to talk about your manufacturing needs.

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