28 presses from 30 to 500 tonnes capacity with and without cushions

JLF Manufacturing has been providing pressed metal components, welded assemblies and fabrications for over 90 years.


Automotive sumps and covers, both deep and shallow drawn.


  • Presses up to 500 tonnes with air cushions.
  • Deep drawn components up to 1220mm x 610mm x 180mm deep.
  • In-house tool room facilities for complete projects, from design to repair.
  • Full APQP, FMEA, control plans, visual aid management and SPC.
  • Controlled quality to BS EN ISO:9001.

JLF Manufacturing are experts in the production of deep and shallow drawn sumps and covers.  With over 90 years’ experience in delivering high quality pressings, we are able to produce a range of high quality products for a number of cross-sector manufacturers.

Sumps and Covers

Sumps and Covers

With an experienced and skilled in-house tooling department, we are able to provide bespoke deep drawn and shallow drawn automotive sumps and covers engineered with absolute precision. This facility enables us to be able to undertake complete projects from design through to tooling production, onto manufacture and delivery.  Our in-house tooling department can even undertake repairs and alterations to existing tooling, saving customers the time and expense of having new hard tooling made.

Quality guaranteed sumps and covers made to meet customers’ specifications  

Our manufacturing capability includes presses with air cushions that can handle a capacity of up to 500 tonnes, and can produce deep drawn sumps and covers up to 1,200mm x 610mm x 180mm deep.

To ensure complete compliance with our customers’ specifications and to guarantee exceptional quality, all of our processes are undertaken following a quality management system accredited to BS EN ISO 9001.  We also follow Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) procedures and techniques, use Failure Models and Effects Analysis (FMEA) tools for evaluating our processes, control plans, visual aid management, and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to monitor and control these processes.

JLF Manufacturing dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective sumps and covers

We are dedicated to providing the best service for our customers, and we offer quick turnaround times for urgent orders at cost-effective prices.

If you would like to discuss your presswork requirements, or have any questions about our services, please give us a call today on 01922 455 677 or email us at support@jlfmanufacturing.com