Our laser machine cuts to the highest tolerances
for your metalwork.
and is very cost efficient, providing the ideal solution
We have been working in Stainless Steel for over 30 years. We are
of working in many grades including High Temperature varieties.
members of the British Stainless Steel Association and have experience
Recent investment in new machinery means we have the best
technology to produce your metalwork.
  • Complete Manufacturing Service

  • From design to prototype to full production, we offer the full range of precision sheet metal work and other services and will even assemble at the end – a complete one stop shop! If you can’t find the service you require please contact us.

Design and Prototyping

Cambridge Rapid can get involved with projects at anytime during the design process. Some customers engage with us when they just know that they want a design updated and have no fixed ideas.

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Cambridge Rapid invested in a Trulaser 1030 in 2019. The Trulaser is a very economical machine with low operating costs and a high level of productivity.

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CNC Punching

CNC punching provides a cost-efficient manufacturing process and our machine can emboss, form, engrave, and also deburr.

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Folding and Forming

Cambridge Rapid has three press brakes which enable us to match the capacity of the laser and punching machine

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We undertake both MIG and TIG welding and most of our employees are trained in welding. We weld a wide range of materials from Aluminuim, Mild Steel and various grades of Stainless Steel

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Mechanical Assembly

We have the full range of assembly equipment, from a Haeger Press to add bushes and studs, to rivet guns and avdel guns and also the trusty screwdriver.

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Cambridge Rapid is a highly motivated sheet metal manufacturing company, based in Haverhill Suffolk – that can exceed your expectations. We really care about the end-user and strive to deliver premium products every time.


  • Fit for purpose

  • High Quality

  • Right Price

Do you want quality metalwork at the right price?

About Us

Cambridge Rapid although 33 years old, is a young, vibrant and professional company that believes in its staff, its customers and its products.

We invest time in our customers, we give them the service they want not a service that we prescribe. We take time to fit with our customers needs and we want to see them all succeed.

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Why Cambridge Rapid?

Production Control

All work undertaken on the shopfloor is documented on our Production Control system which meets the requirements of ISO9001. We work to full work instructions for all operations to enable us to provide the service that our customers require.

Delivery on Time

It is not just our aim to deliver every component on time every time and we monitor our KPI’s. We also constantly review our costs to make sure that our customers receive the best value for their money.

Multi Skilled Workforce

We believe to be the best and the most flexible then our staff should be multiskilled. We have a comprehensive training programme for all our staff and believe in them. We train our younger staff members to be the engineers of the future.

Our Projects

We supply World Class Metalwork  – Quality without Compromise         Specialists in Stainless Steel.


12 Aug

Gas Bottle Stores are usually unsightly

Gas bottle stores are usually unsightly, rusty cages, but at Cambridge Rapid, we are good at making the best of the resources we have.

24 Jul

25th Anniversary of our First Apprentice

Twenty five years ago today, we took on our first apprentice. We felt it was a great way to grow our own talent, at a time when we had an ageing workforce.

01 Jul

Making the most of the Furlough Scheme

Since the beginning of June, members of staff have been learning new skills, training on machinery, and gaining new qualifications.

At Cambridge Rapid we believe together we can achieve anything to provide your Complete Manufacturing Solution